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Joseph's Coat Skyspace

When:
Thursday and Friday at Sunset
Price:
$5
Free for Members
Ticket Required
Contact:
Where:
Museum of Art

Joseph’s Coat Skyspace is a triumph of technology, engineering and aesthetics. The Skyspace, created by internationally renowned artist James Turrell, is a gathering place for contemplation, and  sustained experience. 

At sunset, a sophisticated system of LED lights is employed to change the color of the space.  In doing so, the artist changes the context in which you view the sky and can radically change your perception of the color of the sky and its spatial relation to you. As you gaze up at the sky through the 24’ square aperture in the ceiling, you are invited to contemplate light, perception and experience.  Joseph's Coat is a unique experience.

  • Yoga mats are encouraged
  • Dress for outdoor conditions
  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to sunset
  • The program will last one hour

Joseph’s Coat by James Turrell made possible through the support of Peter A. Vogt Family, Robert and Beverly Koski, and Dick and Betty Watt Nimtz, with special acknowledgment to the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation and to Ulla R. and Arthur F. Searing.

James Turrell Joseph’s Coat, 2011 © James Turrell. Photo by Giovanni Lunardi

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