Communities are not produced by sentiment. They grow out of a shared struggle.  -Larry Harvey
If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.  -Leonard Cohen
What is to give light must endure burning.  -Victor Frankl
Burning Man is a global community with citizens on six continents. You may already be a member!
Burning Man is the place to find out who you are, then take it a step further.
Burner (n): a citizen of the worldview that is Burning Man. May be encountered everywhere.
Burning Man is a laboratory. Not every experiment works, but we’ll never know if we don't try.
Life is short. Make something amazing. (Then burn it)
Burning Man is not a festival. It’s a catalyst for creative culture in the world.
Being a 'Burner' is more than going to an event. It's a way of being in the world.

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Green Tortoise: the Exception that Proves the Rule

With concierge companies seeking to capitalize on Burning Man’s popularity, we're taking a hard line with companies that want to provide tourism services and turnkey camping at the event. But what about Green Tortoise?

Desert Arts Preview 2015

Watch the 10th annual Desert Arts Preview, featuring eight artists talking about their artworks in progress destined for Black Rock City 2015.

Announcing the 2015 Global Art Grantees!

Burning Man's Global Art Grants fund art projects that bring people together in unexpected ways, encourage exchange of skill, knowledge and inspiration, and benefit the community at large.