Exhibitors vs. Makers, not really.

This past weekend at the Maker’s Faire was, by all accounts, amazing. The faire itself was a phenomenal success with makers, crafters, and exhibitors from all walks: from Legos, to living mushroom sculptures, to sock creatures, to robotics, to you name it. Present were an amazing and engaged group of people that came together to produce and attend the faire.…Keep reading >>

Flip Your Lid 2006

Get in bed withBurning Man founderLarry Harvey… literallythenFLIP YOUR LID!Let Art Go to Your Head!A Benefit for the Black Rock Arts FoundationThursday, April 27th, 2006 A fund raising event to bring the art and spirit of Burning Man to our communitiesFLIP YOUR LID! will be at the supperclub sanfrancisco, a restaurant featuring dining in bed.Dinner will be served to guests…Keep reading >>


LET ART GO TO YOUR HEAD! A benefit for the Black Rock Arts Foundation. That’s right, a benefit. We are working hard to raise funds to support both our 2006 Nationwide Grant Cycle, and the installation of Dan Dasmann and Karen Cusolito’s piece, ‘Passage,’ on the San Francisco Waterfront, and you can help! The supperclub san francisco, one of SOMA’s…Keep reading >>

Swap-o-rama-rama at the Faire

THIS JUST IN! One of our 2005 granted projects, SWAP-O-RAMA-RAMA, will be featured at the Maker’s Faire! Swap-o-rama-rama addresses America’s endless quest for “more” and “new,” as spurred on by the fashion industry’s commodification of individual image through the imposition of spending brackets and prescribed choices. Through a collaborative process Swap-o-rama-rama participants will be invited to essentially re-design and re-brand…Keep reading >>

BRAF at the Maker’s Faire

Tired of mass produced plastic crap? Got a DIY attitude? Join the Black Rock Arts Foundation, the creators of MAKE magazine, the MythBusters, and a whole host of other Do-It-Yourself enthusiasts for the first ever Maker’s Faire, April 22nd-23rd in San Mateo, CA. Come meet, greet and learn from all kinds of people who make all sorts of amazing things…Keep reading >>

Sneak Preview – “The Temple Builder”

Benefit the Black Rock Arts Foundation and… Join us for a sneak preview of Mike Wilson’s, “The Temple Builder,” on Wednesday, April 19th 2006 at the historic Victoria Theater in San Francisco’s Mission District. The Santa Cruz Film Festival, the Film Arts Foundation, and the Black Rock Arts Foundation will co-present a screening of “The Temple Builder” and “Beyond Black…Keep reading >>