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


Bridget Riley, Wall Painting, Royal Liverpool University Hospital 1983–2017 (study, detail) © Bridget Riley. All rights reserved.

 
 

You are invited to 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. The artwork has been conceived specifically for the museum’s special exhibition building and will encompass the entire U-shaped enclosure. 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
 
PURCHASE TICKETS


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.

 
 
 
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
 
Gallery 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
 
 
 
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.
 
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’s Bridget Riley exhibition has been realized with generous support from Galerie Max Hetzler Berlin | Paris, Fifth Floor Foundation, Fredericka Hunter and Ian Glennie, Raymond Learsy, Celeste and Anthony Meier, and Brenda R. Potter (list in formation).

Chinati Weekend 2017 is generously supported by Robert and Valerie Arber, Diane Barnes and Jon Otis, Shari and John Behnke, Big Bend Coffee Roasters, The Donald and Carole Chaiken Foundation, Fraenkel Gallery, Matthew Goudeau, Marieluise Hessel, Christopher C. Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Keen, Ben E. Keith Foundation, Kirkpatrick Family Fund, Charles Mary Kubricht and Ron Sommers, Happy Price, Susan Ringo and Barry Sonnenfeld, and Vault Fine Art Services. The Chinati Foundation is grateful for the financial support of our members as well as the support and in-kind contributions of the people of Marfa (list in formation).

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 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.