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RELEASE – A Dream Made Real: A Unique Burning Man Art Exhibition at Reno-Tahoe International Airport

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RENO, Nev. (Aug. 10, 2023) – The Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) and Burning Man bring a taste of the popular event to the traveling public through A Dream Made Real. This exceptional art exhibition, located post-security in the C-Concourse Connector, showcases an eclectic array of artistic expressions sourced directly from the Burning Man community. A Dream Made Real invites passengers to explore the multifaceted dimensions of Burning Man culture, by offering a glimpse into the imaginative minds of the artists who continue to redefine the possibilities of art and self-expression.

Celebrating the creative spirit of Burning Man artists, A Dream Made Real features a one-of-a-kind collection of art maquettes, photography, intricate jewelry, captivating collectibles, thought-provoking books, videos, and much more and is curated by Burning Man Project Co-founder Crimson Rose, visionary Christine Kirsten, Documentation Volunteer Coordinator Michael ‘Dustin’ Fasman and Reno Office Administrator Jen Conway. Together, their expertise and passion have ensured the selection of a diverse assortment of artworks that capture the artistic and transformative spirit of Burning Man.

The exhibition will be on display through October 2023. Media interested in viewing the installation can request a showing by calling the media line at 844-RNO-INFO (844-766-4636).

About the depARTures Gallery: The depARTures Gallery is a dynamic art space dedicated to showcasing rotating exhibits that entertain and inspire. Every 3-4 months, travelers can expect displays of various art forms from local and regional organizations and artists collectives that celebrate the cultural heritage and creative development of northern Nevada.

About Arts at the Airport: For decades, the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) and its airports Reno-Tahoe International (RNO) and Reno-Stead (RTS), have been strong supporters of art. The all-new Arts at the Airport program is designed to showcase captivating public and local art that celebrates the unique Reno-Tahoe community, while striving to be a respected arts partner and regional resource. RNO’s new art programming features permanent works, temporary exhibitions, and performances, in addition to its growing focus on community outreach. Digital assets for the Arts at the Airport program can be found here.


The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) Board of Trustees have pledged a minimum one percent of design and construction costs for capital improvement projects in public spaces for art at Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) and Reno-Stead Airport (RTS). RNO strives to engage passengers, enrich the travel experience, and reflect the vibrant culture of the region through all forms of art with the core values of equity, diversity, and inclusion at the forefront. For more details, visit