John Chamberlain Building, interior

Chinati Weekend 2012

6:00 PM
Chamberlain with Jazz: Cocktail reception
John Chamberlain Building, Downtown Marfa

8:00 PM
Dinner, The Arena

$500 per person, $350 Chinati members and area residents
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11:00 AM
Champagne toast to celebrate the completion of the restoration of Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen’s Monument to the Last Horse
At the sculpture

3:00 PM
Lynne Cooke: Chamberlain’s process
John Chamberlain Building, Downtown Marfa

4:00 PM
A roundtable discussion with Larry Bell, Alexandra Fairweather, Klaus Kertess, and Ultra Violet
Crowley Theatre

9:00 PM
Music Made in Marfa: Adam Bork, Foundation for Jammable Resources, Hotel Brotherhood, LBS, Solid Waste, Jesse Tejada/Party With Death
The Shade Structure, Downtown Marfa

11:00 AM
Chamberlain: Poetry and the Gondolas
A reading co-hosted with the Marfa Book Company, 110 Highland Avenue

2:00 PM
John Chamberlain’s The Secret Life of Hernando Cortez, starring Ultra Violet
John Chamberlain by Alexandra Fairweather
John Chamberlain: Modern Sculpture by Paul Tschinkel
Crowley Theatre

Donald Judd, Barnett Newman and Carl Andre: selected works from the collection

John Chamberlain: Photographs and Drawings in the Manner of a Lithograph

Robert Irwin: Cool School

Artist In Residence: Ester Partegas

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Carl Andre, Ingolfur Arnarsson, John Chamberlain, Dan Flavin, Roni Horn, Donald Judd, Ilya Kabakov, Richard Long, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, David Rabinowitch, and John Wesley

La Mansana de Chinati, The Block, Donald Judd’s Marfa residence with permanent installations of his work dating from 1962 -1978, will be open on Saturday and Sunday. The Cobb and Whyte Houses, the ground floor of the Architecture Studio/Bank Building, and the Ranch Office will also be open for self-guided visits, on Saturday only.

For more information, you may call 432.729.4362 or email