James Turrell '65, Dividing the Light, 2007
The lighting programs are keyed to sunset and sunrise. The evening program begins about 25 minutes before sunset and continues for approximately one hour. The sunrise lighting program begins 100 minutes before sunrise. Between the sunset and sunrise programs the canopy of the Skyspace is illuminated. Every hour on the hour there is a brief (3 minute) chime of light. Specific sunrise and sunset times are available for the Los Angeles area.
Public hours: The public is invited to visit “Dividing the Light” on Saturday through Monday. For groups of 10 or more or for alternate times, please contact the Pomona College Museum 909 621 8283. Please note that food and drink are not permitted in the Skyspace. We ask that you respect the space and the quiet enjoyment of other visitors.
The Skyspace is located in the Draper Courtyard, Lincoln and Edmunds Buildings, Pomona College (corner of 6th & College Way), Claremont. View map to the Museum and Skyspace.
The Los Angeles area Metrolink serves the city of Claremont with a station two blocks from the campus. Once at the Metrolink station, walk six blocks north on College Avenue to 6th Street. Turn right and travel one long block to College Way. The Skyspace is in the Draper Courtyard on the Lincoln and Edmunds buildings at the corner of 6th Street and College Way. Call Metrolink at (800) 371-LINK for a schedule or visit the Metrolink website.
In honor of the new Skyspace, the Pomona College Museum of Art presented “James Turrell at Pomona College,” an exhibition that included End Around, one of the artist’s Ganzfeld works; two LED Tall Glass works from 2006, Gathered Light and Silent Leading; and a selection of models and drawings.