A new piece in the SF Bay Guardian discusses number of BRAF projects including the Raygun Gothic Rocketship and the Bike Bridge. The Guardian explores the history and political implications of temporary installation of large-scale public art as pioneered in San Francisco by BRAF and mayor Gavin Newsom.
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
In this issue: Bike Bridge Opening Reception Raygun Gothic Rocketship “Launch” Party Partner Organization News: The Bay Lights light up! Maker Faire 2013 – Call for entries The Exploratorium – Call for volunteers Grantee Updates: The Pool – Update Wind Playground – Update and call for participation Rebar – Call for participation Global Lives Project – Update and call for entries…Keep reading >>
We just got this sign! Stay tuned for details about the reception…Congrats to all the artists involved in this collaborative project! Thanks to eggchairsteve for graphic design, and Jared Gutekunst for logo design!
In this Issue: Bike Bridge Opening Reception – Postponed – March 1 Urbanauts - January 19 Grantee Updates Black Forest Fancies – Request for Proposals The Pool Before I Die… The Global Lives Project FIGMENT - Request for Proposals
BRAF celebrates YOU! We at BRAF are celebrating all of the new ventures, inspiring projects and sensational events we produced and supported in 2012. Our goal is to bring free, accessible art experiences into everyday lives, so we hope you were able to experience these projects and events for yourself! Maybe you see one of our Civic Arts projects, like…Keep reading >>
In this Issue: Urbanauts Event- Save the Date! Bike Bridge Opening Reception – Save the Date! Raygun Gothic Rocketship – Delayed Departure The Artumnal Gathering – Photos and more! Grantee Update Don’t forget to make your tax-deductible end-of-year gift to BRAF! With your help, we’ll enjoy another year of inspiring art projects!
BRAF Social Media Volunteer Job Description The Black Rock Arts Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization, is currently interviewing for a Social Media Superstar to join our team! This is a great opportunity to learn social media marketing and the non-profit sector while working on a specific project and developing key skills that will be very marketable for college students looking for…Keep reading >>
In this issue: The Artumnal Gathering – Buy tickets today! Letters of Interest now accepted for 2013 BRAF Grants Sean Orlando, REBAR and BRAF present: Urbanauts 5 Ton Crane exhibit Star Seed by Kate Raudenbush in San Francisco! Grantee Updates Do you have your tickets yet? Don’t miss our annual gala event! Don your most extravagant and imaginative…Keep reading >>
San Francisco, CA – The Black Rock Arts Foundation (BRAF) proudly accepts a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Our Town grant, in the amount $75,000. Working in collaboration with the City of Fernley Nevada and the Burning Man Project, BRAF will use the funds to develop and install big art in this small Nevada town to promote arts-led economic…Keep reading >>
Huzzah! The Black Rock Arts Foundation has a lovely new website! It’s engaging, easily navigable and will keep you connected to upcoming installations, events, announcements, and more. Rather than using an external hosting platform, our humble blog will now be featured on the homepage of the site itself as well as in the site’s NEWS section. Please update your incoming RSS feed here.…Keep reading >>
Black Rock Arts Foundation Newsletter – July 2012 In this issue: – Event Calendar – BRAF receives a second N.E.A. grant! – BRAF’s new website! – Grantee Updates