Public Programs

Chinati hosts public programs throughout the year including lectures, performances, exhibition openings, and other special events that continue the museum’s tradition of bringing contemporary artists to Marfa and sharing the collection and exhibitions with the public.


Chinati’s educational and public programming is supported with generous grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, The Brown Foundation, The Cowles Charitable Trust, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation, The Hearst Foundations, Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation, City of Marfa, Permian Basin Area Foundation, Rosenthal Family Foundation, Tillapaugh Public History Fund of Permian Basin Area Foundation, and Susan Vaughan Foundation.