"Skyspace:  Dividing the Light" (2007) by James Turrell

DESCRIPTION:  Metal canopy with square aperture, lighting program, reflecting pool; courtyard space design with granite benches and landscaping

Lighting Program:  
The lighting program is keyed to sunrise and sunset.  The evening program begins about 25 minutes before sunset and continues for an hour.  The sunrise program begins 10 minutes before sunrise.  Between lighting programs the canopy is illuminated, and a 3-minute "chime of light" occurs on the hour.
    
THE PUBLIC ART:
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Images from the evening lighting display:
    
   
 
    
   
   
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THE PUBLIC PLACE:
   
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LOCATION: Draper Courtyard (Pomona College campus),
northwest corner of Sixth Street and College Way,
Claremont, CA

Access:  Due to its size and prominence, this public artwork is one of the few on the Pomona College campus generally open to the outside public. Located within a campus courtyard, some access restrictions may exist.  For specific inquiries and for visits by large groups, contact Pomona College, (909) 621-8134.