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
Playa del Fuego: Upcoming Planning Meetings and Trainings
- April 18, 2019. 7pm ET. Playa del Fuego 2019 Planning Committee Call. Call-in info and agenda can be found here.
- Meeting notes and agenda from recent PC calls can be found here.
- This year’s Constellation Burn will be held Thursday, October 10th thru Monday, October 14th at Pegasus Farm Campground in Elkins, WV. Ticket sale dates coming soon!
- Please consider participating in our post-event survey here.
Opportunities to Participate
Interested in partnering? Contact us and let’s talk!
Get Involved in Playa Del Fuego 2019!
The Planning Committee for Playa del Fuego 2019 is seeking Self-Motivated, Self-Organized, Collaborative, Burn-Loving DOERS. Is that you?
To learn more about the responsibilities of a coordinator or co-coordinator, or about different teams, take a look here!
Get Involved in Constellation 2019!
We’re actively recruiting for leadership positions for 2019. 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 Constellation 2019, please fill out the Leadership Form here. We can’t do this without your help!