A Look Back at 2020

We invite you to join us in a look back at some of the good work, paradoxical moments, and beauty that carried Chinati through the challenging past year and into 2021.

Chinati Weekend To Be Held Online

October 9–11, 2020

Chinati Foundation will host this year’s Chinati Weekend and Made in Marfa events entirely online. This will be the most accessible Chinati Weekend to date.

Linda Norden on John Wesley's Umami

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, Linda Norden, curator, writer, and professor of art history, theory, and criticism gave a slide presentation on John Wesley at the Marfa High School Auditorium.

Chinati Weekend

October 11 -13, 2019

Everyone is invited to Chinati Weekend 2019, Friday – Sunday, October 11 – 13. Over the course of the weekend, we will celebrate the opening of a year-long exhibition of rarely exhibited plywood wall works by Donald Judd from Chinati’s collection, a portfolio of prints by Barnett Newman from the collection, and a new installation of paintings and prints by John Wesley in the Wesley gallery, also from Chinati’s collection

Chinati Weekend 2019 Special Exhibitions

Special exhibitions at this year’s Chinati Weekend—Friday, October 11 through Sunday, October 13—will feature rarely seen works from the museum’s permanent collection by Donald Judd, Barnett Newman, and John Wesley.

Chinati Weekend: Friday, October 11–Sunday, October 13, 2019

Everyone is invited to Chinati Weekend 2019, Friday – Sunday, October 11 – 13.

Chinati Weekend: Friday–Sunday, October 5–7, 2018

Everyone is invited to Chinati Weekend 2018, Friday – Sunday, October 5 – 7. This year, we’re proud to announce that the great songwriter and musician Rosanne Cash will perform a free concert in downtown Marfa on Saturday night. Acclaimed playwright Richard Maxwell will present a performance work during the weekend as a culmination of his summer residency at Chinati. And we will continue to celebrate the extraordinary wall painting by Bridget Riley, encompassing the entirety of the special exhibition gallery, that was inaugurated last year.

Chinati Weekend 2017

Thank you to all of our visitors, volunteers, speakers, sponsors, and donors who made Chinati Weekend 2017 such a success. A special thank you to the magnificent Solange Knowles Ferguson for a spectacular performance among Judd's works in concrete on Sunday evening, and for the hundreds of people who joined us for this very special event.

Chinati Weekend 2017: Made in Marfa is Friday, October 6

Made in Marfa, an annual citywide showcase of local, creative talent, will take place on Friday, October 6, 2017, as part of Chinati Weekend. Organized by the Chinati Foundation, Made in Marfa brings together a wide range of venues, each presenting individual events at locations throughout Marfa. Artists, shops, galleries, and other businesses will participate with open studios, live music, food and drinks, and exhibition openings. The event begins at 5:00 PM.

Chinati Weekend 2017: Talks and Film

Please join us for Chinati Weekend, Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8, 2017. The museum will host a film and talks over the weekend, open to the public and free of charge.

Chinati Weekend: Friday–Sunday, October 6–8, 2017

Everyone is invited to Chinati Weekend 2017, Friday through Sunday, October 6–8. Highlights will include the opening of a new wall painting by Bridget Riley in the museum’s special exhibition building and a Sunday performance by Solange at Donald Judd's 15 untitled works in concrete. There will be open viewing of the permanent collection throughout the weekend and all programs are free of charge.

Chinati Weekend 2016: Musical Performance by Arto Lindsay

The Chinati Foundation is pleased to announce a free performance by musician Arto Lindsay as part of this year’s annual Chinati Weekend celebration. The event takes place at 9:30pm Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Saint George Hall, 113 East El Paso Street. The event is free and open to the public.