Chinati Weekend 2020 | LIVE from Marfa, TX | Friday October 9 - Sunday October 11

Made in Marfa

Mira Marfa

Latinx-owned sustainable skincare, wellness, and lifestyle boutique

Gretchen Lee Coles, Artist

Best After Dark, a window installation 109 N Highland, 24/7


Collage techniques in the studio

The Hotel Paisano Gift Shop

Featured artist Rose Anderson-Lewis

Marfa Gallery

Short film clip & comprehensive website

Greasewood Gallery at The Hotel Paisano

Marfa Wire: objects/drawings by Joe Davis

Craig Vincent Showengerdt, Artist

An exhibition of new & selected works

Esperanza Vintage & Art

The art of Richard Kurtz

Mano Mercantile // Sister Gaiya

New gallery work, jewelry and textiles


Joan Mitchell and Donald Judd

Lucky Penny Press

Handmade treasures from far West Texas

Ann Marie Nafziger Studio

Visit artist Ann Marie Nafziger’s studio

Wrong Marfa

Virtually Wrong for Chinati Weekend

Lauren Myers Photography

Golden hour meets cocktail hour

Ester Partegas, Artist

Walk-thru video of recent work

Marfa Book Co.

Unique books, prints, and t-shirts

Arber and Sons Editions

Publisher and printer, open by appointment

Ballroom Marfa

Celebrate 15 years of Prada Marfa

Valerie Arber, Artist

Works on paper, exhibitions, and studio

Laszlo Thorsen-Nagel, Artist

Utilizing the ancient techniques of sumi-e brush strokes on paper, canvas and clay board

Lurkmoth, Artist

A multimedia circus (content may not be suitable for all audiences)

Maintenant 23 Antelope Hills Road

Fri+Sat post-sunset art drive-thru

Moritz Landgrebe, Artist

New works in progress


Wienertown! Hot Dogs for the People commercial and introduction. Live on Instagram at 9 PM.

High Desert Dye

Ice dye demonstration via Instagram Live, Saturday, Oct 9, 1pm CST

Baxter Studio

Landscape paintings done near Marfa

Dixon Water Foundation

Promoting healthy watersheds and sequestration of carbon through regenerative land management

Pure Joy

Artist's books, objects and editions

Marfa Art Supply

Make your own pet rattlesnake!

Meghan Gerety Studio

Visit to artist Meghan Gerety's studio

W. CREEVES, musician

Music available for purchase/free :)))

Blackwell School Alliance

Marfa history lives at Blackwell School

El Cosmico Provision Co.

Gifts, apparel, home goods, and supplies for the intrepid wanderer & creative adventurer

Marfa and Presidio County Museum

Preserving items that document the history and culture of Marfa and Presidio County

Marfa Nutrition Center

Meet our staff and volunteers! Get behind the scenes of Meals on Wheels.


Freda made/collaborated special items, October 9-11

The Sentinel

Opening of Big Bend Sentinel newspaper archives


Special edition titanium necklace



Glen Hanson, Artist

Live studio visit + Q&A with the artist: Friday, October 9, 7:00-7:30 PM CST

RULE Gallery

Permutations: Victoria Burge/Anna Hepler

Desert Veil

Desert Veil | Enter CHINATI for a 15% Discount

Martha Hughes Studio

In Plain View, exhibit on view through studio windows, 105 East El Paso St

Shy Marfa

Photography by Lesley Villarreal, 30% off wall art online

Marfa Live Arts

Radio Plays in the Time of Corona! written by award-winning Marfa High School playwrights

Stephen Krupnick, Photographer

The Back Roads of America, photographs from Marfa and West Texas

Marfa Public Library

Serving the Marfa community since 1947

Leslie Wilkes, Artist

Paintings and works on paper

Marfa Open Art Festival

A rotating exhibition of online works

Ocotillo Botánica

Desert Herbal sneak peak

Judd Foundation

Marfa Voices, short documentary film

Garza Marfa

Furniture and textiles designed by Constance and Jamey Garza, plus ceramics and home goods from friends and makers from across the US

Eugene Binder

visible outside, 218 N. Highland Avenue, Marfa, Texas


Chef/Owner Alexandra Gates, 2020 James Beard Award Semifinalist in the Best Chef: Texas category.

Ballroom Marfa

unFlagging—outdoor exhibition of flags

Casita Bar and Foundation to Keep Marfa Interesting

MR. SATURDAY NITE: episode #5 premiers Saturday!


A treasure trove of essays, recipes, and images exploring the people and food of Marfa and its premier restaurant, The Capri

Sara S'Jegers, Artist

tierra: Marfa, installation at Marfa Open

Christina Hejtmanek, Artist

Making Elizabeth's Drawing, 2020 video

Mia Valentini, Musician/Artist

Weekend videos of covers and originals

Marfa Community Print

Letterpress, book arts, zine making studio

Hidden Twin, Musician

All proceeds from music purchases during Chinati Weekend will benefit the Marfa Nutrition Center

Marfa Brand Soap

Handmade small-batch soaps made in Marfa for over 15 years

Convenience West

Brisket shack on Marfa's west side

Lumber Club Marfa

A woodworking club for girls ranging in age from 5 to 12 years old specializing in threaded, three-legged stools made with power tools.

Tejón Motorcycle Union

United by a passion for two wheels, epic adventure, and timeless design, on a mission to get people riding.

The Marfa Store

Art, gifts, clothing, high design items, jewelry, Marfa souvenirs. 10% off with code: MARFAMADE

Patrick Keesey

Furniture, art, yarns and tall tales

Marfa Public Radio

Marfa Public Radio is an award-winning public radio station serving Far West Texas

Cody Barber, Artist

Sharing recent works via Instagram.

Coleman Morris-Goodrick

Knife maker focusing on custom kitchen knives

Marfa Experimental Studio

Rob Makurek: sound and vision new works/past works on Instagram

Sam Schonzeit, Artist

Sam Schonzeit is sharing work via Instagram


Friday, October 9

INTRODUCING CHINATI WEEKENDCurator Ingrid Schaffner maps the weekend’s program.MADE IN MARFAMakers, Purveyors, Canteen, CommunityWander the spaces and meet the people that make Marfa unique. Live all weekend.

Saturday, October 10

DIRECTOR’S WELCOMEDirector Jenny Moore introduces the 33rd annual Chinati Weekend

8:00am-1:00pmOPEN HOUSEExplore new and archival contentCOLLECTION TOURS— Friends of Chinati share their knowledge of favorite works at the museum.CHINATI 2020— Chinati staff Peter Stanley, Hannah Marshall, and Tobin Becker address current conservation, archival and restoration projects at the museum.CHINATI FOR CHILDREN — Donald Judd interviewed by May Quick’s 8th grade class from Marfa Elementary School in November 1978. The interview took place at La Mansana de Chinati/The Block, Judd’s home in Marfa, Texas, now Judd Foundation.Video courtesy of Marion Quick, © 2020 May Quick.
Donald Judd Art © Judd Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
CASTING THE WORKS IN CONCRETE — Archival footage of the work in progress.CAVALRY DAYS — “Rambling Boy” Lonn Taylor recounts Chinati’s early history as Fort D.A. Russell.Audio courtesy KRTS-FM Marfa Public Radio.

1:00-2:00pmLUNCH BREAKAt the railroad tracks

2:00pm JUDD FOUNDATION VISITING SCHOLAR: ANN TEMKINHosted by Judd Foundation in conjunction with Chinati Weekend

4:00pmCHINATI SPECIAL EXHIBITION: DIALOGUEAnn Temkin, in conversation with Jenny MooreExplore the dialogue between rarely seen works in Chinati’s collection: Donald Judd, untitled works in plywood, 1978, and Barnett Newman, Notes (I–XII), 1968. Ann Temkin is the Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, New York; she has organized major historic surveys of the work of Donald Judd (2020) and Barnett Newman (2002).

6:00pm CHINATI WEEKEND: CONTINUUMWriter Sterry Butcher narrates an illustrated history of Chinati Weekend

8:00pmTRUCKLOAD OF MARFA MUSICTravel with musician hosts Primo Carrasco and David Beebe for sets by W. Creeves, Mia Valentini, Tilly Hawk, and the Marfa Municipal Alliance for Dead Country and Folk Singers performed at Chinati locations around Marfa.

9:30-11:00pmCHINATI WEEKEND AIRWAVESHosted by KRTS-FM Marfa Public Radio in conjunction with Chinati WeekendMarfa Public Radio dedicates tonight’s program to the many musical talents who have performed at Chinati Weekend.

Sunday, October 11

11:00amLOOKING FORWARDLynne Cooke and Sarah Workneh, in conversation with Ingrid SchaffnerExplore the role of the curatorial and community-building in making cultural institutions more diverse and inclusive. This conversation also introduces a year of online programming in conjunction with a major refurbishment of Dan Flavin’s untitled (Marfa project), which was publicly inaugurated at Chinati Weekend 20 years ago.
Lynne Cooke is the Senior Curator, Special Projects in Modern Art, at the National Gallery, Washington, DC; from 1991-2008 she was the curator at Dia Art Foundation. Sarah Workneh is Co-Director of Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

12:00pmARTISTS IN RESIDENCEExplore new work with 2020 resident artistsKB JONES — A studio visit at the Locker Plant with the painter.SAHRA MOTALEBIResonators (psychoacoustic drawing, Arena), 2020. Digital video, 3 minutes.

BAGPIPESMahrla Manning, Pipe Major of Empyre Pipes and Drums of El Paso, Texas