Frommer’s: This Harbor Is a Refuge for Burning Man Artwork—Without Burning Man Crowds

Frommer’s: This Harbor Is a Refuge for Burning Man Artwork—Without Burning Man Crowds

“Future’s Past” by Kate Raudenbush at Point San Pablo Harbor (Photo: Tex Allen)

When each summer’s Burning Man ends, artists burn most installations, including the iconic 75-foot-tall “the Man” sculpture that gives the event its name, to leave no trace of the party in the desert. Other pieces are moved into storage.

One California harbor is giving Burning Man’s large-scale art a second, longer-term home—and you can see it without being hot, naked, and caked in dust.

The Point San Pablo Harbor in Richmond, California—20 miles from downtown San Francisco—was in disarray before a new co-owner, Rob Fyfe, took over. After cleanups, Fyfe collaborated with non-profit We Are From Dust to give the art of Burning Man a second life on his revitalized waterfront.

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