The Boneyard Project: Return Trip

I always wondered what they did with all those retired planes at airports. The Boneyard Project makes use of all these “dead” planes by doing what a lot of people do with useless heaps of metal: calling it art. The project takes the form of a very specific art event and has already set up shop at the Pima Art and Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona.

From January 28 – May 31, the work of over 30 artists will be featured in a collection of refurbished and altered planes that have been transformed from junk jets to picturesque planes. The Boneyard Project: Return Trip continues Eric Firestone Gallery’s Nose Job show from last year that shined spotlight onto paintings done on airplane nose cones. This time around the art show will present the audience with the historic planes of America’s military painted by several of the artists that will be in attendance. The best thing about the outdoor gallery? No one can tell you not to touch the art pieces.