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Art Grant Applications are Due May 27th!

POrtalBurn is Upstate New York’s Official Regional Burning Man Event. Enter a world of the wild, the wonderful, the mysterious, and the magical! We are setting the stage for a weekend of unbridled creativity and invite you to participate and share in this experience. Find out more information at Do you want to bring your […]

POrtalBurn 2018 Art Leads

We select our Art Leads before all others so they can get a jump start on making art happen. Some amazing people volunteered for this role and ya’ll didn’t make it easy for us! Taking all coverage for all the different departments into consideration, we have selected Art Leads for POrtalBurn 2018. Please join us […]

Community input for Code of Conduct nominees

SEEKING COMMUNITY INPUT! We have some awesome participants who have volunteered to form our first POrtalBurn Code of Conduct committee. To help in the final selection of committee members, we are seeking community input. The feedback period is two weeks… until March 30. Click HERE to see the list of candidates and their personal statements […]

POrtalBurn 2018 Lead Applications are OPEN!!!

POrtalBurn needs you! LEADS LEADS LEADS! What’s your fancy? You dig making Art happen? Have a hankering for logistics? Get a thrill out of keeping our event safe? Love hugging newbies? Have a passion for creating a rockstar guide? Got a knack for herding cats to volunteer? Or just like getting your hands dirty? There’s […]

Seeking volunteers for a Conduct Committee

Wanna help keep POrtalBurn awesome? Volunteer for the Conduct Committee! In order to make our community and events safer, more inclusive, and more transparent, we are seeking volunteers to form a Code of Conduct Committee.  Based on many conversations that have evolved within our community, the time has come to develop a community driven forum […]

Facebook Discussion Group Moderator Position Open!

In the spirit of Burning Man we’d like the POrtalBurn Facebook Discussion Group to be community driven and community moderated. This role will be considered a Lead position within the POrtalBurn community. As such, we are asking for a one year commitment and will be offering a reserve (not comp) ticket. We are looking for […]

POrtalBurn 2017 Ranger Guide

Here is a link to our newly updated POrtalBurn 2017 Ranger Guide so new and returning Rangers can look this over before training. Training is at 8PM on Friday at the BoOB Base. We are still looking for signups for some of the odd hour shifts. Please sign up here. First time rangers can not sign up […]

Announcing…the POrtalBurn 2017 HELP Guide!

Here it is, ladies and gentlemen – your resource for all things portal. Happenings! Events! Logistics! Principles! (HELP!) Download now for your pre-POrtal perusal! Or, if you love the feel of paper in hand, have no fear – a black&white, print-friendly version is forthcoming. POrtalBurn HELP Guide 2017 – FINAL