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June 2019

Agave Festival presented by Marfa Book Co.

June 1, 2019 - June 9, 2019

Agave Festival Marfa is an annual festival celebrating the agave and its influence on culture through food, film, music, and science. The Festival treats the agave as the indicator species for a region that is binational, multilingual, and deeply informed by indigenous history. It brings communities together through outstanding free and accessible programming including talks by preeminent historians, botanists, artists, anthropologists, and archaeologists. Films, exhibitions, and tastings with agave spirit producers as well as unforgettable dining experiences are offered to…

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July 2019

Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Water Symposium presented by Big Bend Conservation Alliance

July 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
USO Building, 302 S. Highland Ave
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Big Bend Conservation Alliance, Audubon Texas, Rio Grande Joint Venture, and Pronatura Noreste have partnered to present Rio Grande / Río Bravo Water Symposium. Water experts from the U.S. and Mexico will discuss the Rio Grande, environmental flows, groundwater, and solutions for enhancing the health of the river. This free event will take place at 9:00 am on July 18th at the USO Building in Marfa. More details and a link to the event registration can be found at https://www.bigbendconservationalliance.org/rio-grande-rio-bravo-water-symposium/  

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The River and the Wall presented by Ballroom Marfa & Marfa Book Co.

July 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Ballroom Marfa and the Marfa Book Company present The River and the Wall: Screening and Q&A Friday, July 19 Crowley Theater, Marfa, Texas Doors at 7pm | Free Ballroom Marfa and the Marfa Book Company present a screening of the documentary The River and the Wall, followed by a Q&A with executive producer Nancy Sanders, producer Hillary Pierce, and associate producer Katy Baldack. The film follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands as they…

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El Cosmico Presents: Cosmic Comedy

July 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
El Cosmico, 802 S. Highland Ave.
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Laugh out loud with Austin’s Rough Cut Comedy featuring six comedians at the El Cosmico Beer Garden from 6pm - 11pm. This event is free to attend.

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Lannan Reading: Carl Adamshick

July 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Carl Adamshick, author of four collections of poems and the editor of Tavern Books, will read from his work. Adamshick's most recent book is "Birches".

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August 2019

Reading and Book Launch: Rachel Monroe presented by Marfa Book Co.

August 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Join us as we celebrate the release of Marfa-based writer Rachel Monroe's first book, Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession. Rachel has been contributing excellent articles to major publications (The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Texas Monthly) for the past decade. She has a remarkable way of analyzing seemingly fringe elements of American society (#vanlife, men who want to live forever, online communities of young people with intense romantic crushes on mass murderers, real estate scams, essential…

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September 2019

Book Release: Marfa Garden: The Wonders of Dry Desert Plants

September 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Join us as we celebrate the release of Marfa Garden: The Wonders of Dry Desert Plants, a collaborative book project by Jim Fissel, Martha Hughes, Jim Martinez, and Mary Lou Saxon. These four Marfans have assembled a beautiful, informative portrait of the native plants of the region, featuring a great variety of vines, grasses, trees, herbs, succulents, shrubs and cacti. Copies in stock now.

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October 2019

Ranch Day at Casa Perez

October 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Casa Perez, 47 Miles south on Pinto Canyon Road TX United States + Google Map

Judd Foundation invites you to visit one of Donald Judd's three ranch houses. The event is free and open to the public from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm at Casa Perez. 11:30 am a hike with Randy Sanches of Judd Foundation. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm free food from Convenience West (first come, first served). 1:30 pm talk by Dr. Patricia Harveson, Endowed Chair for the Conservation Biology with the Borderlands Research Institute and a Profesor in the Department of…

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Chinati Weekend

October 11, 2019 - October 13, 2019
Chinati Foundation, 1 Cavalry Row
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Everyone is invited to Chinati Weekend 2019, Friday – Sunday, October 11 – 13. Over the course of the weekend, we will celebrate the opening of a year-long exhibition of rarely exhibited plywood wall works by Donald Judd from Chinati’s collection, a portfolio of prints by Barnett Newman from the collection, and a new installation of paintings and prints by John Wesley in the Wesley gallery, also from Chinati’s collection. We will host scholarly talks by Donna De Salvo, Deputy Director for International Initiatives and Senior Curator at the…

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November 2019

TOWN HALL presented by Marfa Public Radio and The Big Bend Sentinel

November 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
The Sentinel, 209 W El Paso
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Town Hall                                                                                                                                                             …

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