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Chinati Foundation, Marfa

3.9
#86 of 307 in Museums in Texas
The Chinati Foundation is a contemporary art museum founded by the artist Donald Judd presenting permanent, large-scale installations by twelve artists and hosting special exhibitions and programs throughout the year.
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  • August 11, 2017
    I'm gonna say I'm not a gallery kinda gal.... it was boring to me. Putting car parts together... see one see them all. No public bathroom on site...  more »
  • July 28, 2017
    I can't believe the reviews that actually take this incredible art and say "it's something to make fun of." You have to understand that Judd's 100 steel cubes in two huge warehouses without controlled...  more »
  • July 25, 2017
    We went to Marfa on a Tuesday in the early afternoon and nearly the whole town was closed. The chianti foundation was one of those places that were closed so we walked around it and peered inside as b...  more »
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  • June 24, 2017
    A must see if in Marfa. Beautiful scenery, art, and history explained by wonderful guides. I would recommend the long tour if your schedule allows it- it takes you to three different locations managed by the foundation around town with a lunch break. You will see literally hundreds of pieces of art on this tour from many different artists, and there is so much variety that even non art lovers couldn't get bored. The tour requires walking from building to building, which while always along sidewalks, could be exhausting for some on hot days. Small children likewise could get tired and would need to be watched- the art is not behind glass or cordons.
  • May 18, 2017
    This place is very neat! The foundation really appreciates the communities involvement. I loved the simplicity of the art installments it brings a sense of order. A great day trip.
  • June 4, 2017
    One of the best art destinations in the world! Each visit is different as the light and landscape change with seasons and times of day. A truly inspiring place.
  • May 24, 2017
    You must get the full tour pass if you have the time. The guides are patient and very thorough. They were also able to answer our various questions!
  • July 6, 2017
    Epic art space and impressive collection of large scale art. A must visit!

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