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No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man


  • Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum Pennsylvania Avenue @ 17th Street Northwest Washington, DC United States (map)

Exhibit: March 30. 2018 - January 21, 2019

Open Daily: 10am-5:30pm

an exhibit of enormous scale that is sure to create a sustained buzz all over DC and captivate visitors through Jan. 21, 2019.

According to the show’s curator Nora Atkinson, “Burning Man is all about human connection in a time when we’ve gone so fully digital.” While that won’t stop visitors from pulling out their phones to Instagram eye-opening installations, it may challenge museum-goers to identify with a collective experience rooted in human creativity.

FoldHaus,  Shrumen Lumen , 2016. Photo by Rene Smith.

FoldHaus, Shrumen Lumen, 2016. Photo by Rene Smith.