James Turrell's Twilight Epiphany Skyscape, Houston

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James Turrell's Twilight Epiphany Skyscape Reviews
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  • July 30, 2017
    Located on the campus of Rice University. Is a large, square hole in the center of the roof. Room 21 century in Kanazawa Museum of art looks like, but this is completely outdoors. Going into the evening, with light yellowish ceiling was sky blue sky. When you visited the place for students to relax and was filming the independent film.
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  • July 7, 2017
    Unfortunately, I can give just one point since this landmark is currently blocked by a fence. After all, we could then visit the rice campus devote, the you should look at in any case.
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  • June 28, 2017
    James Turrell is a wonderful artist whose explorations of light are always interesting and often moving. Come here in the early evening as the sky is changing and get a great new perspective. This is ...  more »
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  • March 21, 2017
    We just happened to come here during the 2017 Spring Equinox. It's recommended to get reservations earlier in the day, but probably not necessary. There is no cost other than parking. If there's a game, plan on arriving at least 20 minutes earlier than the 15 minutes before sunset start time. That said, I thought the later phases of the evening light was visually much cooler with the contrast There's plenty of seating on both levels and people matriculate out. I enjoyed the top level better with the city skyline views and University views. Very cool, unique, and free thing to do in Houston, especially of you've been on your feet all day.
  • January 4, 2017
    Come see this place at night when it is less crowded. Very quite place and nice. Go before when lights shut off
  • November 6, 2016
    Soooo either I didn't do enough drugs to understand this... or it's a building with a square hole on top with lights that change colors every 5 mins.. that's it ..if this was for relaxation purposes then yes. Other than that no wow factor here !!
  • April 15, 2017
    Definitely a neat place, but not worth a 40 minute "light show".
  • April 4, 2016
    Love love love this experience. Poetic and community-oriented. Only problem I have is they haven't maintained the installation. Lots of rust and grime is piling up on the roof of the building which makes it look dingy. Other than that, I will always love to come here for some quiet in the bustling city. Pro-tip: You can park on campus with your flashers on. Or just take the rail in.

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