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San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Event

MARVEL AT THE ART OF BURNING MAN! Oakland Museum of California

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak Street, near downtown Oakland

Each year the weeklong Burning Man event attracts over 70,000 people to Nevada's Black Rock Desert. Participants create and build Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis where experimental art installations-some ritually burned to the ground-are the centerpiece for innovators, makers, and a burgeoning artistic community.  At this special exhibition - No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man - view some spectacular artwork and large-scale installations.  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.

Date:   Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:   11:30 am - 1:00 pm.  Afterwards, we can opt to enjoy lunch at the museum's Blue Oak café.

Cost:   $11 admission for seniors 65+ plus $5 special exhibition fee
The Oakland Museum of California is convenient to Bart stations at Lake Merritt, as well as 12th Street Oakland