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Conduct Committee Year in Review

If you went to the open house on Sunday May 1, you got to (literally) poke at the Conduct Committee's Year in Review report, now published here. Take a read through and send feedback to conduct-committee@fireflyartscollective.org. If you're curious about…

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Art and Theme Camp Placement for 2016

Is your camp or art project getting ready for Firefly?  Make sure it has the perfect spot in the woods by filling out the Placement application before the end of May! In a change from previous years, marking off your…

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Firefly Charitable Giving 2016

Hi Fireflies, we here at Firefly HQ wanted to give you an update on some of the good things that we are doing to help make the world a better and brighter place. You all know about our art program…

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DPW Volunteers, Join the Mailing List

Would you like to help build and maintain Firefly's critical infrastructure? Need a good excuse to spend every weekend in June up in Vermont? Feel like you just don't sweat enough when you volunteer for other cores? Then join the…

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Ticket Lottery Delayed

The Ticket Lottery will be delayed by a day due to issues with the payment-processing systems.  Use this extra time to: Check that you are getting emails from tickets@fireflyartscollective.org and that they aren’t being sent to spam (if you are…

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New in 2016: Scholarship Tickets

This year, Firefly will offer a limited number of scholarship tickets to participants who demonstrate a need for financial assistance acquiring a ticket. The primary goal of this program is to support community members during difficult times and help them join us…

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Updated: Open Core Leadership Positions

UPDATE: As of March 20, more leadership positions are now open! Please check our new listing page here. Interested in helping out with the leadership of firefly? Firefly’s organizational tasks are divided into what we call “cores”. You’ve probably even heard of…

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Ticket Registration for 2016 is open!

This year Firefly is 29 June through 4 July 2016 (ENDS ON MONDAY!!!), in Vermont, with around a thousand participants.  Tickets cost $80.  Parking passes are $30 per car, and bus tickets from Boston are $45 round-trip/$30 one-way. Registration for…

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Request for Ticket Art Submissions

For  the past two years we were able to use ARTifacts submissions as an extra source of great ticket artwork. With the announced changes in the registration and ARTifacts format this year, we are going back to requiring that all…

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ARTifacts are now INTENTIONS

ARTifacts are switching up for this year’s ticket registration! It has been a pleasure to receive your imaginative and clever work in the past few years, however, Firefly is overwhelmed by the sheer number of items. With this in mind…

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Firefly Skill Grants

Firefly is happy to announce Firefly Skill Grants.  We will pay for you to take a fabrication class so that you finally have the skills to make that art project, or help out with someone else's large project.  The application…

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2016 Art Grants Funded

The Temple Grant, the Ivory Grants, and the Creativity and Legacy grants have all been awarded! In total, this represents $11,500 going to artists to make art for our festival this year (so far!). Stay tuned for our upcoming Burner…

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Firefly 2016 Dates & Ticket Info

Firefly will be held Wednesday, June 29 through Monday, July 4 in Vermont.  It’ll be the largest Firefly ever!  (Just a few more participants than 2015.) Unchanged from last year:  Tickets cost $80.  Parking passes are $30 per car, and…

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Firefly Open House

The Firefly Open House will be held on May 1 at the Dilboy VFW Post in Davis Square, Somerville, from 5-9pm.  At the Open House, the different cores that make up the Firefly Festival Committee get together with the community…

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Volunteers needed: First Aid, Rangers

First Aid: Do you or someone you know have medical skills? Like to help people? Love the sight of spilled blood? If you answered yes (or possibly maybe) to any of these questions, please consider helping keep Firefly safe from…

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2015 Firefly Map

See it in its full glory here (http://fireflyartscollective.org/firefly/map/). Thank you, Propaganda (mad props to Andrea Huber!) and Placement and everyone else whose hard work went into creating this beauty!

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