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Turrell Skyspace, pairing light and space, set to open to the public (via NewsWorks)

Artist James Turrell and architect Jim Bradberry attend the first viewing of Turrell's Skyspace installation at the new Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting House. (Bas Slabbers)

The decision by a small group of Philadelphia Quakers to incorporate a James Turrell Skyspace light installation in the design of their new meetinghouse harks back to a tradition of pairing religion with art and architecture. “Greeting the Light” is…

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Pairing art with architecture (via NewsWorks)

Interior and exterior of the Chestnut Hill Meeting House. The building features one of the Skyspace art installations of artist James Turrell. (Bas Slabbers/Photo by Bas Slabbers)
Interior and exterior of the Chestnut Hill Meeting House. The building features one of the Skyspace art installations of artist James Turrell. (Photo by Bas Slabbers)

Pairing art with architecture — a look inside Chestnut Hill’s new Quaker meetinghouse (via NewsWorks)

Stunning is not usually a word that comes to mind when talking about Quakers but the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting’s new meetinghouse, complete with a James Turrell Skyspace as its visual and meditative centerpiece will surely change that this fall.  …

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Turrell Skyspace installation begins in Chestnut Hill, meetinghouse set to open in June (via NewsWorks)

The upper most opening of the James Turrell Skyspace is now in place.  ( Jana Shea /for NewsWorks )
The upper most opening of the James Turrell Skyspace is now in place. ( Jana Shea /for NewsWorks )

As construction on the new worship space for the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting (CHFM) nears completion, installation of its highly anticipated centerpiece has begun. The meetinghouse is generating international attention for being the next site of a…

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