Photo credit: Leslie the Pony Lion and Amy. Photo © Sara Muskulus
Here at FirePony Creative Society,* we strive to attract, inspire, and nurture a diverse community to celebrate and encourage experiments in the creation of art, a culture of play, and the collective sharing of ideas and skills. We do this by building an interactive, experiential, sustainable environment that encourages a culture of play, artistic creativity and freedom of expression. Join us!
*FirePony Creative Society is the trade name for Playa del Fuego, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Maryland.
Community Art and Civic Engagement Grant Program
Photo Credit: Temple of Transformus by Michael Verdon, 2015 Photo © Wil Etheredge
The FirePony Community Art and Civic Engagement Program strives to support artists and organizations around the mid-Atlantic region year-round in their efforts to develop innovative, collaborative, community-focused art and civic engagement projects. See the CACE Overview.
We encourage artists and organizations that share a passion for the burner ethos and demonstrate a commitment to bringing participatory, interactive art, or forward-thinking collaborative projects to their communities to apply. Learn more about the CACE Grant Program here. Applications are now open!
Finally, we’re actively recruiting for the CACE Program. Contact the CACE team if you’d like to be a part of this exciting project: caceprogram (at) firepony (dot) org.
Upcoming Important Dates
On March 23rd 2020 the FPCS Board of Directors made the difficult decision to cancel PDF 2020. You can find the full community announcement here: Coronavirus COVID-19 Update #3
In the days following the announcement our remarkable community came together to start the planning stages for a virtual event. You can find information on how to get involved in the planning here: Announcing Virtual del Fuego
We are so proud to serve this amazing community and can’t wait to participate in Virtual del Fuego
Opportunities to Participate
Interested in partnering? Contact us and let’s talk!
Get Involved in PDF 2020!
We’re actively recruiting for leadership positions for 2020. We have a number of open coordinator/lead positions and several areas where we’d like to add co- and assistant leads to help out. If you are interested in helping us plan PDF 2020, please fill out the Leadership Form here. We can’t do this without your help!