The Art of Burning Man

The first museum exhibition dedicated to the art of the Burning Man event held annually in Nevada will open at the Hermitage Museum & Gardens in June 2017. The exhibition will feature outdoor and indoor artworks from seven of Burning Man’s artist teams: Michael Garlington, Charles Gadeken, James Peterson, Bree Hylkema and Sean Orlando of Five Ton Crane, Kirsten Berg, Gregg Fleishman, and Christopher Schardt. The upstairs changing galleries at the museum will also feature iconic photographs from Burning Man by Scott London. Immersive, large-scale sculptures and interactive installations will transform the Hermitage grounds for five months.

Opening Party: Saturday, June 3rd
Closing Party: Saturday, October 14th

See the exhibition at night!

Burning Man Nights:
Thursdays from 7-10pm
Click each date for more info:
June 15, 29;
July 13, 27;
August 10, 17, 24, 31;
September 7, 14, 21, 28;
October 5, 12

Presented by Hilton Norfolk The Main

Supporting Partner: Priority Automotive

Additional Partners:
The Goode Family Foundation | Weinstein Properties | Cottrell Contracting Corporation | Wilbanks, Smith & Thomas | Joan & Macon Brock | Burning Man Arts | Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer | The Franklin Johnston Group | TowneBank | Bank of America | John & Elizabeth Shannon | The Rea Charitable Trust - Wells Fargo | Shep & Gigi Miller | GROW | Ocean Storage | Joe Waldo & Ashby Vail | McGuire Woods LLP | Mark & Michelle Warden | Drs. Gordon & Kerri Stokes | Harvey Lindsay | Neff Rental | Smartmouth Brewing Co | 96X | Hot 100! | Coastal Virginia Magazine | VEER | WVEC | Alchemy NFK


Photos: Charles Gadeken, SQUARED, Burning Man 2014. Photo by John K. Goodman
James Peterson, Sessilanoid, 2014. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Michael Garlington, Photo Chapel, 2013. Photo courtest of the artist.
Bree Hylkema of Five Ton Crane, Storied Haven, 2015. Photo by Sara Chieco.
Charles Gadeken, SQUARED, Burning Man 2014. Photo by Jen Peterson.