City of Dust: Exhibition about Evolution of Burning Man on View

July 1, 2017 - January 7, 2018

THE EVOLUTION OF BURNING MAN’ REVEALS STORY OF HOW AN EXPERIMENTAL DESERT CITY CAME TO BE AND HOW IT CONTINUES TO EVOLVE TODAY.

Address:
160 WEST LIBERTY STREET
RENO, NV 89501

(775) 329-3333

The archive-based exhibition, organized by the Nevada Museum of Art, i on view in Reno July 1, 2017 through January 7, 2018. It will travel to the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, in spring 2018.

City of Dust spans three consecutive galleries at the Nevada Museum of Art, each focusing on a specific era in the convergence’s growth and change.
Themes include -  Countercultural Roots in the San Francisco Bay Area, Spontaneous Order in the Desert, Art on the Playa and Beyond, Burning Man’s Global Reach, and Burning Man into the Future. While some of the materials on view are on loan from private collections, most are drawn from the Archive Collections of the Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art. Home to the largest publicly-held collection of Burning Man archives anywhere, researchers travel from around the world to study these materials while seeking to better understand Burning Man's legacy.

Location: the Nevada Museum of Art, Donald W. Reynolds Center for the Visual Arts, E. L. Wiegand Gallery located at 160 West Liberty Street in downtown Reno, Nevada.

For more information:  http://www.nevadaart.org/, (775) 329-3333 

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