GRASSLAND BIRD FIELD DAY
SAT DEC 1 2018
The Chinati Foundation is pleased to host Sul Ross State University’s Borderlands Research Institute for a Grassland Bird Field Day on Saturday, December 1st.
 
 
INTRODUCTION TO INDIGO AND SHIBORI ADULT WORKSHOP
SAT NOV 10 2018
The Chinati Foundation is pleased to host Nashville-based teaching artist Aaron Sanders Head for a shibori workshop November 10. In this one-day workshop, students will learn basics of shibori resist dyeing, with a concentration on folded, tied, and clamped resist, and will learn to dye natural fiber goods in a vat of plant-derived indigo dye. One scarf-sized piece of linen and a yard of cotton muslin will be provided, and students are encouraged to bring their own materials to dye.
 
 
FILM STUDIES WORKSHOP WITH DAVID FENSTER
SAT FEB 10 2018
On Saturday, February 10, Chinati will host a one-day film studies workshop led by filmmaker David Fenster and focused on the Western. The workshop will examine the Western's relationship to American identity and life in Marfa.
Please note that this workshop is currently full.
 
 
RANGE ECOLOGY & PLANT IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP
SAT NOV 4 2017
Chinati is pleased to host Sul Ross State University’s Borderlands Research Institute and the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Marfa Soil Survey Office for a Range Ecology and Plant Identification Workshop on Saturday, November 4th. This free workshop includes three speakers and a two-hour field activity. Workshop participants will get hands-on experience in determining soil morphology, distinguishing different ecological sites and identifying grasses. The Workshop will take place November 4th from 8:30AM – 1:30PM in Chinati’s Art Lab.
Please note that this workshop is currently full.
 
 
PRONGHORN FIELD DAY AT CHINATI, JULY 15, 2017
The Chinati Foundation is pleased to host Sul Ross State University’s Borderlands Research Institute for a Pronghorn Field Day on Saturday, July 15. This free workshop includes two lectures and two hands-on demonstrations from field scientists working with the Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration Project. Through translocations, habitat improvements and predator management, this group works to bolster pronghorn populations that have reached historic lows.