CHINATI WEEKEND: FRIDAY–SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6–8, 2017

Bridget Riley, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, 1983, as wall painting, Bolt of Colour, 2017. Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas. ©Bridget Riley. All rights reserved. Photo by Alex Marks.

 
 

Please join us for Chinati Weekend
Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8, 2017 Marfa, Texas
 
 
 
Friday
October 6
 
 
Made in Marfa
Open studios, gallery exhibitions, mercantile events, and performances throughout Marfa
5:00 – 10:00 PM
 
Artist in Residence
Rosy Keyser
Open Studio
6:00 – 8:00 PM
The Locker Plant
 
 
 
Saturday
October 7
 
 
Chinati Foundation Permanent Collection
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
The Chinati Foundation will offer free admission to the museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions on Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. The permanent collection includes work by Carl Andre, Ingólfur Arnarsson, John Chamberlain, Dan Flavin, Roni Horn, Robert Irwin, Donald Judd, Ilya Kabakov, Richard Long, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, David Rabinowitch, and John Wesley.

 
Exhibition
Bridget Riley
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Special Exhibition Gallery

During Chinati Weekend, the Chinati Foundation will inaugurate a large new multicolored wall painting by Bridget Riley, conceived specifically for the museum’s special exhibition building. The work will remain on view through 2019.
 
View Bridget Riley press release
 
Talk
Richard Shiff on Bridget Riley
3:30 PM
Crowley Theater
 
Benefit Dinner
Support the Chinati Foundation
5:30 – 8:30 PM
Cocktails and Dinner
7:00 PM Remarks
The Arena
 
The benefit dinner is Chinati’s largest fundraising event of the year and helps support Chinati Weekend exhibitions and programs as well as the museum’s general operations year-round.
 
Judd Foundation
On Saturday from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Judd Foundation will host open hours of La Mansana de Chinati/The Block, Donald Judd’s Marfa residence and studios with permanent installations of his work dating from 1962 to 1979, along with the Cobb House and the Whyte Building, with permanent installations of his paintings and reliefs dating from 1956 to 1962. Spaces will be open for self-guided viewing, free of charge.
 
 
 
Sunday
October 8
 
 
Sunrise at Chinati
7:30 – 9:00 AM
Early morning viewing of Robert Irwin’s untitled (dawn to dusk), 2016 and Donald Judd’s 100 untitled works in mill aluminum and 15 works in concrete
 
Chinati Foundation Permanent Collection
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
The permanent collection includes work by Carl Andre, Ingólfur Arnarsson, John Chamberlain, Dan Flavin, Roni Horn, Robert Irwin, Donald Judd, Ilya Kabakov, Richard Long, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, David Rabinowitch, and John Wesley.
 
Exhibition
Bridget Riley
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Special Exhibition Gallery, Chinati Foundation
 
Talk
Lynne Cooke on Bridget Riley
11:00 AM
Special Exhibition Gallery, Chinati Foundation
 
Film
Bridget Riley in conversation with author Michael Bracewell, Summer 2017
2:00 PM
Crowley Theater
 
Music
Solange Knowles Ferguson performing at Donald Judd’s untitled 15 works in concrete
6:00 PM (please note schedule change)
Chinati Foundation
 
 
Chinati Foundation
For more information about the Chinati Foundation or to buy benefit dinner tickets, please call 432 729 4362 or visit chinati.org
 
The Chinati Foundation permanent collection, exhibitions, talks, and music are all free of charge.
 
For press inquiries please contact press@chinati.org

 

 


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Chinati Weekend 2017 is generously supported by Brooke Alexander, Susan and Richard Anderson, Anonymous, Robert and Valerie Arber, Diane Barnes + Jon Otis, Katherine Bash and Duncan Kennedy, Shari and John Behnke, Big Bend Brewing Co., Big Bend Coffee Roasters, the Bradley Family Foundation, the Donald and Carole Chaiken Foundation, City of Marfa, Gisela Colon, Cordero Overnight RV Park, Crowley Theater, Rob Crowley, Tim Crowley, Fairfax Dorn and Marc Glimcher, Kevin Flynn and Kathy McDaniel, Cina Forgason, John F. "Jeff" Fort III, Fraenkel Gallery, Marfa Brand Soap, Matthew Goudeau, Marieluise Hessel, Christopher C. Hill, Hotel Saint George, Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Keen, Ben E. Keith Foundation, Kirkpatrick Family Fund, Charles Mary Kubricht and Ron Sommers, Liz Lambert and El Cosmico, the Hotel Paisano, Happy Price, Ranch Candy Marfa, Susan Ringo and Barry Sonnenfeld, Robert Soros, Texas Commission on the Arts, Vault Fine Art Services, and John and Jill Walsh.

Chinati's Bridget Riley exhibition has been realized with generous support from Rolf Fehlbaum, Fifth Floor Foundation, Galerie Max Hetzler Berlin | Paris, John L. Garcia, Genesis Foundation, Fredericka Hunter and Ian Glennie, Raymond Learsy, Celeste and Anthony Meier, Ales Ortuzar, Brenda R. Potter, Young Turks Recordings, and David Zwirner, New York/London.

Chinati's educational and public programming is supported with generous grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Brown Foundation, the Hearst Foundations, the Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation, the Permian Basin Area Foundation, the Warren Skaaren Trust, the Cowles Charitable Trust, and the City of Marfa. Chinati is grateful for the generous financial support of our members and the support and in-kind contributions of the people of Marfa and far West Texas.