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No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

April 26 @ 11:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm

Free
Fresh from the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, stunning immersive room-sized installations, mutant art vehicles, creative costuming, films, jewelry and more will transport Cincinnati Art Museum audiences to the Burning Man gathering. Burning Man attracts more than 70,000 active participants from all over the globe who gather in the desert outside Reno, Nevada. This thriving temporary metropolis is a hotbed of artistic expression and innovation through its shared principles. Both a cultural movement and an annual event, Burning Man is one of the most influential happenings in contemporary American art and culture.

Artists include: Candy Chang, Marco Cochrane, Duane Flatmo, Michael Garlington and Natalia Bertotti, Five Ton Crane Arts Collective, Scott Froschauer, Android Jones and Richard Wilks, the FoldHaus Art Collective, Aaron Taylor Kuffner, HYBYCOZO (Yelena Filipchuk and Serge Beaulieu), Christopher Schardt, Roy Two Thousand, the Flaming Lotus Girls, and many others. Ephemera, archival materials and photographs will be on view in the companion exhibition City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man, organized by the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno; it will trace Burning Man’s origins from its countercultural roots to the world-famous desert convergence it is today.

The first phase opens on April 26, 2019, and the second opens on June 7, 2019. Both phases of the exhibition will close September 1, 2019. Museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 11:00am – 5:00pm with extended Thursday hours until 8:00pm.
CLOSED ON MONDAYS.

Details

Start:
April 26 @ 11:00 am
End:
September 1 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/burningman

Venue

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45206 United States
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Phone:
5137212787
Website:
https://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/