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Blazek Studios
W Washington St
Marfa, TX 79843
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Marie Blazek, clay artist, creates and sells both one-of-a-kind and traditional clay pieces in her Marfa studio located on the court house square. From mugs to funerary urns, visitors can see her work by calling 432-729-1884 or at www.marieblazek.com.
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Girl Scouts of the Permian Basin
5217 N Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX 79762
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Girl Scouts is the world's preeminent organization dedicated to providing all girls, ages 5-17, with leadership development opportunities that build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adults, girls develop strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their self-worth. Program activities help girls develop their potential, achieve their goals, and become a vital part of their community. Mon-Thur, 9:00 am-6:00 pm; Closed on Fridays
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International Women's Foundation
705 W Bonnie St
Marfa, TX 79843
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The mission of the International Woman's Foundation is to enhance the intellectual, spiritual and physical lives of women in the arts. The International Woman's Foundation is located in Marfa, Texas and housed in the 12,000 square foot, 1898-1920 former Bachelor's Quarters and Officers Club (Building 98) at historic Fort D.A. Russell. Founded in 2002 by the International Woman's Foundation (IWF), a non-profit 501 (c) 3 public foundation, is a blend of art and science. Building 98 is specifically known for the hauntingly beautiful murals painted during WWII by two German POW's of General Irwin Rommel's (The Desert Fox) elite Afrika Korps, who were billeted at Fort Russell after their defeat by General George Patton's Third Army in North Africa. The United States First Horse Cavalry of the Black Hawk Knight Dragoons was among the many regiments posted at Fort Russell. The late South African artist, Aedwyn Darroll, who served as the IWF Chairman of the Board of Artistic Advisors, evoked the turn-of-the-century, romantic border military history, in the beautifully stylized, IWF Black Hawk logo. During WWII Building 98 continued to be the social center of the area with the nearby Marfa Army Air Field as a training center for pilots. Building 98 is listed as a National Historic Site by the United States Department of the Interior, a Recorded Historic Texas Landmark by the Texas Historical Commission. January 2007 saw the entire grounds of old Fort Russell listed as a National Historic Monument by the United States Department of the Interior. It is considered a gem of Border Military History and Heritage Tourism. Tours are offered by appointment to visit this beautiful property. IWF offers gallery space for painters and sculptors and hosts seminars and art classes. Building 98 is also a favorite venue for writers seeking a peaceful place for the creative spirit. IWF receives both female and male, mature, short-term artists-in-residence of all disciplines. Artists installations are shown in the Building 98 galleries throughout the year.
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Marfa, TX Chamber of Commerce

In the historic Paisano Hotel | 207 N. Highland Avenue | P.O. Box 635 | Marfa, TX 79843
ph: (432) 729-4942 or (800) 650-9696 fax: (432) 729-4956 email: [email protected]