Internal records reveal Burning Man is making event plans

Although Burning Man has not formally announced a 2021 event, the Reno Gazette Journal reported on Wednesday that “internal documents from the Bureau of Land Management reveal that the organization has been working with federal and state officials to plan a 69,000-person event since October.”

RGJ reporter Jenny Kane wrote, “More than 100 documents obtained by the Reno Gazette Journal through a public records request show that the two parties have been collaborating in recent months to prepare for contracting hurdles and restructuring needs as they ready the Black Rock Desert for the return of Black Rock City.”

Five Barrick shows close tonight, museum open late

Five exhibitions at UNLV’s Barrick Museum by six Las Vegas artists will close this evening—Gig Depio’s Rebuilders, Brent Holmes’ Behold a Pale Horse, Tiffany Lin’s Proof, Chase R. McCurdy’s Threads in Time, and This is the Place, This Must be the Place by Kyla Hansen and Krystal Ramirez.The museum will be open until 8 pm tonight. You can reserve a time slot here.

Generator’s maker education kit now on sale

The Genny Box went on sale this week. It’s an at-home makerspace kit from the Generator with eight activities for kids ages 5-8. Each course includes an interview with a Northern Nevada art professional, a look into STEAM in practice, and a guided activity. The kits are available here.


Clark County continues public art info series

Clark County Public Arts’ continues its professional education workshop, Full Scope, on April 6 with guest speaker Patricia Walsh speaking about public art policies and practices. The talk is from noon-3 pm. You can find more details on the Clark County Public Arts Facebook page.



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Posted by Kris Vagner

Kris Vagner is Double Scoop’s Editor & Publisher.