Playa Pop-Up

Sunday, November 17, 2019, 2 pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 2:00pm

Experience the creative spirit of Burning Man right here at OMCA! Join a conversation with William Binzen, early Burning Man organizer and founder of Desert Siteworks, and John Law, Burning Man co-founder. Learn about this collaborative art project and the unknown history of the City of Dust.

Watch a 20 minute excerpt from Binzen’s upcoming documentary Waking Dream, followed by a Q&A session hosted by Erik Davis. 

This event is free and open to the public. 


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.