This New Documentary Explores Burning Man's History

Article by: Emily Ward|@_drawylime

Mon July 24, 2017 | 17:28 PM

If you simply can't wait until March 2018 to get your Burning Man museum exhibition fix, The Nevada Museum of Art has you covered. Hot on the heels of the Smithsonian exhibit “No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man,”  headed to Washington D.C. in March 2018the Reno, Nevada-based art museum launched "City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man" exhibit on July 1, 2017. 

Now, in conjunction with the exhibition, a new documentary has emerged. Twenty -one fascinating minutes of oral history, the doc combines hundreds of images, clips of historic news coverage, and explorations of Burning Man's legendary massive installation art in an enlightening rundown of the event's cultural impact. Just watching it has us excited all over again for the art coming to Burning Man 2017 in one short month.

Reno is only 120 miles away from Black Rock City. Burners, make sure to stop in on your way to TTITD this August if you need to grab anything you forgot.

The exhibit runs from July 1, 2017 through January 7, 2018 in Reno, Nevada, before it heads to Washington, D.C., for its Smithsonian Museum debut.