Happy summer solstice!
Experience light and space artist James Turrell’s Mohl Ip through guided meditations with Gold Lion Healing Arts, collaborative installations, and activities for all ages.
Join us for guided pranayama (mindfully breathing patterns) and singing bowls to stimulate deep states of meditation, relaxation and healing. Participants can expect to walk away feeling calm, rejuvenated and clear. Gather and learn fruitful tools to stay present, relax your mind and expand your perspective.
Guided Meditation in Great Hall
Tuesday, June 20 (included with general admission)
2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM
Wednesday, June 21 (free and open to the public)
4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM
6:30 - 7PM: Presented in collaboration with Hospice of the Valley, join facilitator Ashley Millett in a guided mindfulness session under the backdrop of Mohl Ip. Scientific studies show the practice of mindfulness can relieve anxiety, depression, pain, and stress and actually change the way you feel, think, work and play by opening new pathways in the brain.
Learn more about James Turrell and art movements such as Light and Space and Land Art with resources from the Lemon Art Research Library.
Field Guide to Light & Space
Pick up a Field Guide which includes activities and prompts to document, record, and capture color in the Museum and beyond.
Collaborative Color Mapping
Select a paint chip that closely resembles James Turrell’s Mohl Ip, document the time and add it to the timeline.
Film Screenings in Whiteman Hall
James Turrell: Passageways (2006)
Runtime: 26 minutes
Directed by Carine Asscher
A pilot for many years, James Turrell is today the greatest American Land Art artist, and considers the sky as his studio. Upon spectacular and historical aerial images of Arizona's canyons, Turrell recalls his formal research on natural light and his friendship with the Hopi Indians. The film gives Turrell the opportunity to present his masterpiece, Roden Crater, an true celestial light "observatory".