La Mansana de Chinati/The Block
400 West El Paso Street Marfa, Texas
Sunday, May 27
Judd Foundation is pleased to announce the third annual Star Party at Donald Judd’s homes and studios, La Mansana de Chinati/The Block on Sunday, May 27. Free and open to the public.
Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, flash lights, picnics, and binoculars/observational equipment. Food and drinks welcome. No dogs allowed. Weinertown will be onsite serving up their signature hot dogs (plus free snow balls for the kids!) from 7:30pm until sold out.
In 1989, Donald Judd joined the Board of Visitors of the McDonald Observatory in Fort Davis where he helped to fundraise for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope, one of the largest optic telescopes in the world. The Star Party at The Block presents an opportunity to continue his lifelong interest in the stars and recognize the importance of dark skies in West Texas.
Open Hours of The Block from 7:30-9:00pm
Star Viewing with the Big Bend Astronomer’s Club from 10:00-11:30pm
For more information please contact:
432 729 4406 ext. 1
This program has been made possible through the generous support of the Brown Foundation, Inc. and a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.