ARTumnal Gathering: Tribes and Treasures

Join Us!Join us in support of the Black Rock Arts Foundation’s mission to inspire art, community and civic participation worldwide. Revel in the richness of human expression, generosity of spirit and camaraderie of artists and visionaries. You are invited to our ARTumnal Gathering, an opulent gathering of tribes in celebration of our artistic treasures and vital community spirit! Partake in…Keep reading >>

San Francisco Decompression This Sunday

Visitors dropping by the Black Rock Arts Foundation booth at Decompression 2007 Come on by and say Hi, find out what we are up to, pick up a flyer for our fabulous 2nd Annual ARTumnal Gathering in November. The 9th Annual SF Decompression HEAT THE STREET FaIRE! Sunday, October 12, 2008 Noon SHARP till 12am Public Entrance: 19th Street &…Keep reading >>

And even more – Music in the Mangrove

Sundays have brought Music to the Mangrove. On a beautiful Fall day, October 5, we had World Grooves by DJSource (of Ecstatic Dance Reno) Steve Bollinger played music from all over the world; Brazilian Jazz, African Drum Rhythms, Celtic Flute, happy Caribbean tunes, Indian Pop, Middle Eastern grooves, and more. The concert featured a huge variety of sounds from indigenous…Keep reading >>

EARTH – Elemental Interactions

“Off-Leash Art” a Film by Tomas McCabe Osha Neumann & Jason DeAntonis Shawn, Josie, Kelly and Kevin. Kevin is gifting Kelly a new and improved compost bin from Europe. It allows the air to flow more freely. “Earth” was a huge hit last week. Larry Harvery opened the evening by telling us how earth helped manifest some of the earliest…Keep reading >>

More – Music in the Mangrove

World Grooves by DJSource (of Ecstatic Dance Reno) Sunday, October 5 from 2-5pm in the Mangrove Mangrove park at Sierra St and the Truckee River, south of the river between Virginia and Sierra, next to Dreamers Enjoy music from all over the world. Brazilian Jazz, African Drum Rhythms,Celtic Flute, happy Caribbean tunes, Indian Pop Middle Eastern grooves, etc. This concert…Keep reading >>

Elemental Interactions – Earth

Don’t miss the third event in our new lecture series, Elemental Interactions. In appreciation of our members and donors, we’ve designed these informal evenings to explore topics of art, science and civic participation. Enjoy demos, talks and performances at the eclectic Burning Man headquarters. Our first events, FIRE! and AIR!, were incredibly enjoyable evenings for all, full of captivating speakers…Keep reading >>

The Mangrove – more photos

Here are some more fabulous photos from the Mangrove installation. The night photos are courtesy of Rob Simpson and the close up of Refoliation by Jessica Reeder and Jennifer Forbes is a photo from our very own pokiedot.

Music in the Mangrove

This Sunday Lenny Raymond from “Lenny Camp” sang songs, played the guitar and generally entertained a crowd in downtown Reno hanging out at the Mangrove. It was a beautiful day along the Truckee River. This was the first gathering and we’re hoping to get musicians and entertainers to perform on Sundays while the Mangrove is installed. Contact me if you…Keep reading >>

The Mangrove Opening

We had a great time at the Mangrove Opening. First exhibited at Burning Man 2007, The Mangrove is an eclectic collection of artworks sculpted by different artist or artist collectives. Each work offers a different lesson, rendered with exquisite craft and detail, in how discarded materials can be reused to create beauty out of ‘trash’. The works now grace the…Keep reading >>