No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man Exhibition Tour

Sunday, November 3, 2019, 12 pm
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 12:00pm

View the spectacular artwork and large-scale installations from one of the most widely-celebrated cultural events in the world with an OMCA Docent as your guide. Explore works by Bay Area artists including jewelry, costumes, “mutant” vehicles, sculptures, photography, and paintings. Learn about Burning Man's origins, from its counterculture roots in the San Francisco Bay Area to the world-famous desert gathering it is today.

Included with Museum special exhibition admission.


No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man is organized by the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man is organized by the Nevada Museum of Art.

The museums especially thanks colleagues from the Burning Man Project, a nonprofit public benefit corporation, for their close collaboration and assistance throughout the preparation of this exhibit and tour.

Support for the Oakland presentation of this exhibition is provided by Frances Hellman and Warren Breslau and the Oakland Museum Women’s Board. Additional support is provided by Nion McEvoy & Leslie Berriman and Ruth & Roger Wu.

Lead support for the exhibition was provided by Intel and Bently Foundation. Support for the exhibition’s tour is provided by the C. F. Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia, and the William R. Kenan Jr. Endowment Fund.