Inaugural Bullfrog Biennial arts festival
Goldwell Open Air Museum Invites you to attend the Bullfrog Biennial at Goldwell Open Air Museum’s Red Barn Art Center. This event is free and open to the public. The Red Barn Art Center is located just southwest of the Museum in the historic Bullfrog Townsite near the ghost town of Rhyolite.
The Bullfrog Biennial is a three-day arts festival exploring the theme of Flux. The Biennial is an “Apocalyptic Campfire Vison” created out of a desire to make a “True Desert Art Exhibition.” The festival runs concurrent with Beatty Days in the small desert town of Beatty, Nevada. Events will take place at the Red Barn Art Center, the ghost town of Rhyolite, and in the town of Beatty with satellite spaces at the El Portal Motel, and events at the Chili Cookoff and Beatty Day’s parade.
Performances will be held in the evening at the Red Barn Art Center with live bands, poetry, and performance art. A curated exhibition will be held in the Red Barn Art Center, and other locations featuring 35 national artists. Camping sites will be available on BLM land across from the arts center.
Goldwell Open Air Museum is a Nevada nonprofit organization that preserves and encourages artistic exploration in and of the Amargosa Desert near Death Valley National Park. The Museum cares for a 15-acre outdoor sculpture park near the ghost town of Rhyolite, best known for the ghostly “Last Supper” sculpture by Belgian artist Albert Szukalski. The Red Barn Art Center is a 2,250 square foot studio, exhibition and performance space.
What: Inaugural Bullfrog Biennial
When: Friday – Sunday, Oct. 25 -27
Where: The Red Barn Art Center at Goldwell Open Air Museum,
4 miles west of Beatty off Highway 374 off the road to Rhyolite
Admission: Free and open to the public
For more information: www.goldwellmuseum.org
Contact: Brent Holmes, 702-592-0992. [email protected]