Meet the Grantmakers

We are excited to tell you that our very own Josie Schimke, Program and Development Assistant at the Black Rock Arts Foundation was a panelist last Monday at Meet the Grantmakers: Funding Opportunities for Individual Artists at the Foundation Center. photo:

Leo Villareal at the San Jose Museum of Art

[youtube=] The Black Rock Arts Foundation Advisory Board Member and Burning Man artist Leo Villareal has a show at the San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California until January 9, 2011. If you like lights and art, and who doesn’t, the show is really a treat. SF Gate Review of this Exhibition You may have seen his amazing light…Keep reading >>

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 >>

Our Presence on the Playa!

This is when we knew we were ready for your visit! Y’all made signs representing where you were from. One of our continent inspired tables, representing all of the places you are, right now. That is one of our Board Members, Dicky Davies, painting the bar. Getting ready for your arrival! We hope you had a chance to stop by…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 >>

Raygun Gothic Rocketship

Raygun Gothic RocketshipOriginally uploaded by sftrajan Just to keep you up to date on the photos of the Raygun Gothic Rocketship out there here is my current favorite! Thanks sfrajan for the great photo!

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 >>