Year in Review – 2014


Black Rock Arts Foundation – Year in Review Burning Man Arts – To the Future! 2014 marked the culmination of Black Rock Art’s Foundations thirteen years of hard work and growth. After much planning and preparation, BRAF joined forces with Burning Man’s Art Department in July of 2014 to create the new program, Burning Man Arts. The new program will…Keep reading >>

Black Rock Arts Foundation Newsletter – April 2013


In this issue: The Bike Bridge opening event, Aurora Palo Alto, and updates from our grantees, including new grantees Project Suitcase and Bartlett Events, as well as some major news from the Temple for Christchurch, Rev. Billy coming San Francisco, Aeolian ride in Hong Kong, and the latest iteration of the Global Lives project: Lives in Transit. Continue reading



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

Black Rock Arts Foundation Newsletter – February 2013


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 >>

Year in Review – 2012


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 >>

Black Rock Arts Foundation Newsletter – December 2012


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!  

The Bike Bridge: So Close!


  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 >>