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Outreach and Education

A dynamic range of offerings for youth, families, teens, community organizations, school groups, and educators provides personally meaningful encounters with Marfa Contemporary’s exhibitions. Through programs and classes in the visual arts, engagement with artists, and the creative integration of educational programming, Marfa Contemporary serves as a learning environment and forum for inquiry, exploration, and discourse in contemporary art.

Our classes are offered at no cost to the public throughout the year through the generous support of our donors. Contributions to all areas of Education in any amount are welcome and provide important, direct support to our arts education programming.

Our forthcoming children's workshop " Learn Sculpting with a Horse as a Live Model"

Marfa Contemporary: Saturday 28th February 12-5pm

Marfa Contemporary is offering a children’s sculpture class with a horse as a live model! You will learn to sculpt a horse’s head with clay with a real horse to work from. The basics of creating a sculpture will be taught: building a newspaper armature, building sculptural muscle mass, creating fine details, as well as various tricks of the trade regarding usage of materials. The class is free to all children age 5 and upwards. It will be taught by Dr. Natalie Roncone who studied for a BA in Sculpture at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art.
Refreshments will be served, workshop is free to all

For more information and to sign up please email or call 432.729.3500

please visit our events page or email