Chinati Weekend Open House 2021

October 8 - 10, 2021 in Marfa, Texas

The Chinati Foundation/La Fundación Chinati invites you to its 34th annual Chinati Weekend Open House for an in-person gathering in Marfa, Texas. From Friday, October 8 through Sunday, October 10, the weekend includes open viewing of the collection, new exhibitions, and a series of public programs and events. It is an opportunity to gather together to celebrate the art and culture of Chinati. 

Everyone is welcome.

Safety precautions and requirements due to pandemic developments will be communicated on Chinati’s website in advance of the weekend events.


NEW EXHIBITIONS

SAT 10 AM – 2 PM / SUN 9 AM – 1 PM

Plywood wall works by Donald Judd

Paintings by Hyong-Keun Yun

Dan Flavin’s untitled (in memory of my father, D. Nicholas Flavin), 1974


PERMANENT COLLECTION

SAT 10 AM – 2 PM / SUN 9 AM – 1 PM

Open House viewing of works by Ingólfur Arnarsson, Carl Andre, Dan Flavin, Roni Horn, Robert Irwin, Donald Judd, Ilya Kabakov, Richard Long, Claes Oldenburg & Coosje van Bruggen, David Rabinowitch, and John Wesley.


PERFORMANCE

SAT 10 AM – 2 PM

A site-specific ensemble performance by trombonist David Dove, composed in response to the acoustical spaces of Dan Flavin’s untitled (Marfa project).

Commissioned by Chinati with special permission from the Estate of Dan Flavin.


OPEN STUDIO

FRI 6 PM – 8 PM

Alan Ruiz, Chinati Artist in Residence


TALK

SAT 3 PM

In a New Light — Alan Ruiz on Dan Flavin’s untitled (Marfa project)

This artist’s talk is one of three commissions occasioned by the recent conservation of Flavin’s permanent installation at Chinati with 336 new fluorescent lamps.


OPEN HOUSE DINNER

SAT 6 PM – 10 PM

Ranch fare in the Arena with mariachi and tequila


SUNRISE VIEWING

SUN 7:30 AM – 9 AM

Sunrise viewing of Donald Judd’s 15 untitled works in concrete and 100 untitled works in mill aluminum.


MADE IN MARFA

Made in Marfa will be hosted around town and on Chinati’s website.


SUPPORT CHINATI WEEKEND

Click here to become a Chinati Weekend Sponsor or purchase a Benefit Program Ticket for access to special events throughout the weekend.