Date: 8-7-14

Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: The Main Street Park. 60 Main Street. Fernley, NV (Lyon)

Description:  Black Rock Arts Foundation (BRAF), Burning Man Project and the City of Fernley will unveil three art pieces in Main Street Park on Thursday August 7,  including Desert Tortoise, a new, permanent piece by local artist Pan Pantoja using mosaics created by local students and community members. The opening reception is from 6-8 p.m. at the park at 610 East Main Street and will include live music, speakers and arts activities for children and adults. The park and artwork are the latest effort by BRAF and Burning Man Project as part of their “Big Art For Small Towns” program, funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The Big Art for Small Towns project is a collaboration between Black Rock Arts Foundation, the Burning Man Project, and the City of Fernley. The founders of BRAF and the Burning Man Project have a personal investment in giving back to the Burning Man event’s neighboring communities. With its intent to support creative placemaking projects that transform communities into lively, beautiful, and sustainable places with the arts at their core, the National Endowment for the Art’s Our Town grant was an ideal match for the vision of this project. For more information about please visit http://blackrockarts.org/events/big-art-for-small-towns-opening-reception or call 415-626-1248.

Website: http://blackrockarts.org/events/big-art-for-small-towns-opening-reception

Phone Number: 415-626-1248