If you gave yourself permission to be more creative and connected, what would your story be? -Marian Goodell
In the beginning it was all about temporary artwork. Now it’s about work that may have a life far beyond the playa. -Crimson Rose
The ultimate goal of Burning Man is to encourage the culture of creativity. -Marian Goodell
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.
Burning Man Arts is thrilled to announce we are creating a new grant program for the Temple, which will start in 2018. The Temple is typically the largest participant-created art installation on playa. It’s an incredibly complex undertaking, with a crew in the hundreds, fundraising goals of over $100K, and a real labor of love. […]
It’s July 31, and I’m still seein’ posts on Facebook about “Lake Lahontan” on the Black Rock playa. I grew weary of the “Better bring your kayak to Burning Man this year!” comments back in April. Here are the facts. The playa is dry. Lake Lahontan has evaporated to the heavens. The final conclusions drawn […]
Did you know that 447, the road to Burning Man, runs through Washoe County? Of course you did. We’ve been working with the county for 25 years to make all this possible. But you probably didn’t know that the county just got a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to help establish […]
The Temple of the Golden Spike “Consider the Golden Spike. Each year, the re-creation of Black Rock City from the empty desert is celebrated by driving a gold-painted length of steel into the playa at the spot where the Burning Man will stand, and from which point the entire city is surveyed.” — Stuart […]