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The safety of our staff and visitors remains our primary concern. In the interest of your personal safety and the community’s health, we require that all visitors observe the listed precautions. Safety protocols apply to all visitors regardless of vaccine status. By purchasing a ticket for a guided visit you agree to our Visitor Guidelines.

Tickets for guided visits are released monthly.

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La Mansana de Chinati/ The Block Guided Visits

La Mansana de Chinati/ The Block Guided Visits

La Mansana de Chinati/The Block visits provide access to Donald Judd’s residence and studio in Marfa, the site of some of his first large-scale architectural projects. These spaces comprise a complex of buildings in which he permanently installed with his early work and personal library of over 13,000 volumes.

Guided visit are approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes in duration, please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the visit time.

$25 per person
$12.50 students and seniors, with valid ID

Judd Foundation is pleased to offer free guided visits to full-time residents of Presidio, Brewster, and Jeff Davis counties. Please contact marfa@juddfoundation.org to book your visit. Proof of address is required.

The Studios Guided Visits

The Studios Guided Visits

The Studios visits provide access to a selection of Juddʼs downtown spaces, including the Architecture Studio, Art Studio, and the Cobb House and Whyte Building. These spaces contain furniture by Judd, his early paintings from the 1950s and 1960s, an extensive collection of modernist and period furniture, and works by other prominent twentieth century artists and designers. It is recommended to begin visits with the Block, followed by the Studios.

Visits to the Studios visits begin promptly at their scheduled time.

Guided visits start at the Architecture Studio (the former Marfa National Bank) at 101 North Highland Avenue.

Visits are approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes in duration, please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the visit time.

$30 per person$15 students and seniors, with valid ID

Judd Foundation is pleased to offer free guided visits to full-time residents of Presidio, Brewster, and Jeff Davis counties. Please contact marfa@juddfoundation.org to book your visit. Proof of address is required.

Planning Your Visit

Planning Your Visit

Advance reservations for guided visits are required. Space is limited.

All tickets are non-refundable and may be exchanged based on availability.

Guided visits begin promptly as scheduled. Doors open 10 minutes prior to scheduled visit times. Late arrivals and early departures cannot be accommodated once the visit commences.

Please note that if you are traveling from El Paso, Texas the time zone will change and you will lose one hour.

It is recommended to begin visits with the Block, followed by the Studios.

Use your smartphone to learn about Judd Foundation before your visit via our digital guide on the Bloomberg Connects app. Download for free on the App Store or Google Play.

Please note Marfa is closed Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day weekend, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Judd Foundation is closed in Marfa and New York the first two weeks of August.

Visitor Guidelines

Visitor Guidelines

Visitors must be accompanied by a guide at all times. Please help us preserve Judd’s spaces and collection by not touching the works or objects. Visitors agree to abide by the below guidelines to protect the collection.

  • If you feel sick or have been exposed to COVID-19, please stay home and do not visit Judd Foundation. Please contact us to reschedule or refund your ticket at marfa@juddfoundation.org.
  • Visitors must be at least 12 years of age. Infants may accompany their parents but must be held or carried throughout the visit.
  • Bags pose hazards to the collection; bags are not permitted inside the spaces.
  • Food and beverages are not permitted.
  • Guided visits include walking outdoors. Sensible footwear is recommended. Please note there is one flight of stairs on the Studios visit.
  • Cellular phones and other electronic devices must be turned to silent.
  • Pets are not permitted but documented service animals are welcome.
  • Photography and videography are not permitted on guided visits of Judd Foundation spaces to preserve the quality of experience for all visitors. Commercial requests should be directed to press@juddfoundation.org.
Accessibility

Accessibility

Guided visits involve walking on uneven terrain on the Block and on Studio visits, and staircases with handrails on the Studios visits.

Limited parking is available near the installed spaces.

Portable seats are available upon request.

Please notify Judd Foundation at marfa@juddfoundation.org with any special needs in advance of your visit so we are best able to accommodate you.

The Chinati Foundation

The Chinati Foundation

The Chinati Foundation/La Fundación Chinati is a contemporary art museum created by Donald Judd. Located on 340 acres of land on the site of former Fort D.A. Russell in Marfa, Texas, Chinati opened to the public in 1986 as an independent, not-for-profit organization. The specific intention of Chinati is to preserve and present to the public permanent large-scale installations by a select group of artists.

Public tours and viewing of the collection, the conservation of the artworks, education programs, artists’ residencies, special exhibitions, lectures, performances, and publications are all vital facets of Chinati’s mission as established by Judd. For more information, please visit the Chinati website or call 432 729 4362.

Support

Support


Public visits are supported, in part, by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.

 


Judd Foundation is a member of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America.

 


Judd Foundation is a part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Historic Artists’ Homes & Studios, dedicated to helping a national consortium of art-related, affiliated historic sites preserve, document, and interpret their buildings and collections.