ARTumnal 2008

Come Join Us Please! The Black Rock Arts Foundation presents… ARTumnal Gathering: TRIBES and TREASURES Saturday, November 22, 2008 9pm to 2am (Get there for the start and stay late!) at The Historic Bently Reserve 400 Sansome St.San Francisco, CA 94111 Just $20 Presale for Main Event; $30 at the door (get your tix now!) Pre-event Dinner tix start…Keep reading >>

Meet our Grantees – ‘Language of the Birds’ Brian Goggin with Dorka Keehn

Installation Site photo Anna FitchBrian and Dorka photo Anna Fitch Digital Illustration of completed installation by Brian Goggin I was in a car a couple of days ago, and guess what I saw, Brian Goggin and Dorka Keehn in a boom lift installing ‘Language of the Birds’. Language of the Birds is one of BRAF’s 2007 Grants-to-Artists recipients. It is…Keep reading >>

Why Public Art?

The Black Rock Arts Foundation believes public art helps engage a community and define themselves in unique and creative ways, help strengthen pride in the community, connects individuals and communities across boundaries of geography and points of view and enhances the opportunity for the community to interact with artists and art as a means to connect with each other. This…Keep reading >>

Meet our Grantees – Mavis Muller’s Burning Baskets Project

The Black Rock Arts Foundation was pleased to fund the Burning Basket Project as part of our 2007 Grants-to-Artists Program, to travel to Hawaii, connecting the geographically disparate communities across the Pacific through a common, temporal event. The ‘Burning Basket Project’, developed in Homer, Alaska by Mavis Muller, is designed to unite geographically disparate communities through recognition and celebration of…Keep reading >>

Meet our Grantees – EMERGENCE

EMERGENCE is having a Catalogue Launch Party tomorrow in New York. If you are out that way, check it out. CATALOGUE LAUNCH PARTYWED, OCT 29TH 20087PM to 9PMBARRAMUNDISecond Floor, 67 Clinton St,New York (Rivington and Stanton) – Cash Bar

Spider Ball to Benefit the Black Rock Arts Foundation

Spider Ball is an annual fundraising Halloween extravaganza hosted in tandem by the Bently Reserve and Playa Love, a Burning Man camp dedicated to promoting local organizations and communities both on the playa and at home. The historic Bently Reserve in San Francisco hosts this Halloween celebration, mixing an underground approach of decadence with the elegance and style of this…Keep reading >>