KQED “Burning Man Art Beyond the Playa” segment wins awards!

  We’ve just learned that the KQED team that produced a segment about the impact of Burning Man Art off of the Playa has won two awards for their work! On Saturday, June 14th, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded the piece a “Northern California Emmy Award” and on May 31st, the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club awarded…Keep reading >>

Year in Review – 2013

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For BRAF, 2013 was all about collaboration! We worked with a number of artists and other organizations on a number of exciting projects that reflect our evolution and demonstrate an ever-deepening commitment to creating work that reflects the core principles of our community. Read on to learn more about the great things that your support made possible last year! Continue reading

BRAF lauded in KQED segment about Burning Man Art Beyond the Playa

Noting BRAF’s contributions, KQED’s “This Week in Northern California” highlights Burning Man artists working in the Bay Area and the spread of Burning Man art off-playa. As they put it: The influence of the Burning Man art scene is spreading beyond the desert playa. Over the past decade iconic sculptures have found new homes in urban settings, and major civic…Keep reading >>

JOIN BRAF AND PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS AT MAKER FAIRE

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We will be at Maker Faire this weekend at the San Mateo County Event Center! We are so happy that these projects will be exhibited: Aurora BRAF-sponsored and fiscally sponsored Civic Arts project Aurora (by Charles Gadeken), is a 32-foot tall metal weeping willow tree sculpture illuminated by roughly 40,000 LED lights. This project will be installed in front of Palo…Keep reading >>

BLACK ROCK ARTS FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2013

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In this Issue: The Raygun Gothic Rocketship takes off! Bike Bridge – Opening Celebrations April 5th! Partner Organization News: Maker Faire 2013 – Call for entries Third Friday Night Lights event Grantee Updates The Temple for Christchurch Wind Playground Ludale – French CORE project Burning Baskets Project Swap-O-Rama-Rama

The Bike Bridge: So Close!

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  We have art. We have a place to put it. We have 12 extraordinary young artists worth celebrating. All we need now is a few more dollars to make it happen! By now you’ve heard of our project The Bike Bridge. We can’t say enough about this project, and it’s so close to becoming a reality. The City of Oakland has approved the…Keep reading >>

The Raygun Gothic Rocketship Gets a Tune-Up

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fly me to the moon, by Jill Clardy Following the Port of San Francisco’s recent approval of a 1 year extension of the Rocketship installation at Pier 14, the Rocketship crew is planning a maintenance weekend, and would like to invite the public to come out and meet the crew, ask questions, and help make the Rocketship truly a part…Keep reading >>