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Chinati at 8 a.m., June 16, 2022. Photo by Karina Salcido

 

Morning and Evening Tours Start in July

Deserts are hot in the summertime. Daily temperatures reach 100 degrees Fahrenheit here at Chinati in the high Chihuahuan Desert, where daylight hours stretch from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Corresponding with the climate, Chinati will introduce new summer hours starting in July. Morning and evening tours are designed to avoid being out during the hottest hours of the day—and to encourage siesta time in Marfa. Two guided tours, a North Tour and a South Tour, are available and last approximately 3 hours each. It is possible to see the full collection by taking one tour in the morning and the other tour in the evening. Chinati also offers Outdoor Viewing of Donald Judd’s untitled works in concrete.

To see the schedule and make a reservation, click here.

  • Reservations are encouraged. (Tours are subject to cancellation; reservations will be refunded in full)
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early for all tours.
  • Visitors are required to wear masks indoors when interacting with Chinati staff and within 6 feet of other visitor groups.
  • Admission is free for Chinati members, children under 17, active Military, and tri-county residents (Brewster, Jeff Davis, Presidio).
  • Discounts are offered to persons age 65 and over, students, teachers, and healthcare workers.

Chinati: North ($25)

2 miles, approximately 2.5 hours

This tour visits installations by Robert Irwin, Donald Judd, Ilya Kabakov, and Dan Flavin’s temporary installation, and views works by Richard Long and David Rabinowitch. Plan on approximately 2.5 hours.

Chinati: South ($25)

2 miles, approximately 3 hours

This tour visits installations by Dan Flavin, John Wesley, Ingólfur Arnarsson, Roni Horn, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, and Carl Andre. Plan on approximately 3 hours.

 

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