Sharing stories, honoring memories, celebrating the rich Hispanic culture and history of Marfa.

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© 2018 by The Blackwell School Alliance

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

 YOUR MEMBERSHIPS AND DONATIONS HELP PRESERVE THE 

BLACKWELL SCHOOL LEGACY 

Membership dues are $25 per person per year. Our membership year runs from July to June. Use the "donate" button below to pay your dues.

Or donate any amount to support our mission and current projects. THANK YOU!

You can also mail a check to 
Blackwell School Alliance

PO Box 417

Marfa, TX  79843

FIND OUT ABOUT EVENTS
Be a Blackwell School Volunteer

We have many opportunities for volunteers in 2018--short one-time projects or longer ongoing projects--whatever works for you. Stop by the school any Saturday to learn more, or contact Gretel Enck at 432.295.3359.

Operations​

  • Staff the Blackwell School museum

  • Summer grounds keeping including mowing and weed trimming

  • Clean Blackwell School

  • Social Media

 

Blackwell School Building and Grounds

  • Grant finding and writing for project funds

 

Archives and Collections

  • Help develop a database for digital collections

  • Catalog images, documents, and artifacts; populate databases

Mosaic of Stories

  • Former students are asked to volunteer to be interviewed

  • Interviewing of former students in Marfa and indexing of interviews

  • Ongoing engagement of former students, friends, and families

 

Community Collaboration

  • Create and coordinate community outreach and partnership opportunities

  • Help develop, write, and design temporary exhibits

  • Curriculum development and school partnerships

  • Grant writing to fund events, curriculum, exhibits

 

Hispanic History and Culture of Marfa

  • Conduct research

  • Catalog research and documents; populate databases