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.

Latest News

What It Takes to Bring Burning Man to the Smithsonian

What happens when your email inbox announces an interest in Burning Man from the Smithsonian? What does it mean for the founders, the community, and the artists of Burning Man? Thus began a step-by-step process to protect the integrity of the culture and the 10 Principles, and to advance opportunities for artists and community members to engage and be a part of this shift in our visibility in the world at large.

Burning Man Project to Develop Public Art for Google’s Charleston East Plaza Campus

Here’s some breaking Burning Man news: Burning Man Project is going to work on the creation and installation of five significant artworks on Google’s new Charleston East Plaza Campus. It’s a new kind of relationship we’re very excited about, and in accordance with our mission, it’ll be all about the art and community. The experience […]

Introducing the 2018 Black Rock City Honoraria

It’s time to really kick off the 2018 Burning Man season. Behold! Here are this year’s art installations selected for Black Rock City Honoraria Grants. Applicants really embraced this year’s I, Robot theme. We’ll find all sorts of clever and not-so-clever forms of artificial intelligence, paired with every type of robot under the sun. We’ll […]