Composting Contraption at SF Decompression Sunday


The Composting Contraption will be at San Francisco Decompression this Sunday, we hope you will stop by and see how it works, we promise you will have fun! The Black Rock Arts Foundation in partnership with San Francisco Department of the Environment have developed the Composting Contraption. This human-powered, interactive, kinetic artwork is designed to travel to local festivals, street…Keep reading >>

The Artumnal Gathering is Coming!


Saturday, November 20, 2010The Bently Reserve400 Sansome St.San Francisco, CA 94111 The Black Rock Arts Foundation’s annual celebration of the vital spirit and extraordinary artists that enrich us all.Feast of Imagination Dinner 6:00 pmArtumnal Celebration 9:30 pm You are invited to the magnificent Bently Reserve for BRAF’s fourth annual Artumnal Gathering, an exquisite evening of tempting libations, bountiful fare, engaging…Keep reading >>

BRAF is Honored


Tomas McCabe, our Executive Director, accepting the Certificate of Honor from the Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco The Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco presented the Black Rock Arts Foundation with a Certificate of Honor in appreciation and public recognition of distinction and merit for outstanding service to a…Keep reading >>

Party on the Playa!


It was quite a party, and if you were not there we missed you! Tomas, our Executive Director said a few words to welcome us! Audrey and Not That Dave of FIGMENT, one of BRAF’s grantees Josie, BRAF could not do it without you, Program and Development Assistant Oliva and Mike, BRAF Web Team The ExplOratorium visits BRAF!! Thanks for…Keep reading >>

Visit BRAF at Burning Man


Our 2009 Presence at Burning Man Visit the Black Rock Arts Foundation at Burning Man 2010! Each year, BRAF returns to our source of our inspiration, to that citywhere interactive art is everywhere you look: Black Rock City. We eagerly look forward to our stay on the playa as an opportunity to connect with our supporters, to inspire others to…Keep reading >>

San Francisco Embraces the Raygun Gothic Rocket Ship!


We have been excited to see all the excitement about the Raygun Gothic RocketShip: News:NBC – From Burning Man to the Embarcadero Video:SFGTV, San Francisco’s Cable Channel 26 NBC –Ready to Blast Off Blogs:Jody Medich, Contributed to the Rocket ShipCivic Center is one of my favorite local bloggers, He is a long time supporter of BRAF The Toasted BagelX-flow Photos:Photos…Keep reading >>

Mayor Unveils Monumental Raygun Gothic Rocketship Sculpture


San Francisco, CA—Mayor Gavin Newsom today joined the Black Rock Arts Foundation (BRAF) and the Port of San Francisco to celebrate the unveiling of Raygun Gothic Rocketship, a 40-foot-tall sculpture created by a team of Bay Area artists lead by Sean Orlando, Nathaniel Taylor, and David Shulman. The Rocketship, poised as if to board passengers for a typical run to…Keep reading >>

Raygun Gothic Rocket Ship Gothic Rocket ShipOriginally uploaded by the other Martin Taylor Everywhere I look there are photos and blog posts and media about the Raygun Gothic Rocket Ship on the Embarcadero. Here is a great little video montage by “The Other Martin Taylor” from flickr. How fun is this?