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. 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

Burning Man Nights
Thursdays from 7-10pm

June 15, 29; July 13, 27;
August 10, 17, 24, 31;
September 7, 14, 21, 28;
October 5, 12
+ View the exhibit during our Sunsets on the River concerts:
June 8 and 22, July 6 and 20, and August 3

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 | 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 | Sinclair Communications | 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.