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

After On-playa Campaign, Burners Head Out for Hurricane Harvey Recovery

On Friday, August 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall northeast of Corpus Christi, Texas. As a Category 4 storm with winds upwards of 130 miles per hour, the storm inundated the Gulf Coast of Texas from Corpus Christi to Houston, and inland to Austin and San Antonio. In the grand Burning Man tradition, the work to […]

Updated Response After Incident During Saturday Burn

Aaron Joel Mitchell, 41, succumbed Sunday morning to injuries suffered after breaking through a safety perimeter Saturday night and running into a fire at the annual Burning Man event in northern Nevada. Mr. Mitchell’s family has been advised of his death. Burning Man is working with local and federal law enforcement agencies, and an investigation […]

Want to Build the Temple in 2018? Introducing a New Temple Grant Process!

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. […]