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光の館 House of Light −James Turrell−

Information

  • Jan 01.2017 news Started a reservation of July from January 1.

    ☆ Winter Plan (2016.December-2017.March)  ☆
    You can use the whole House of Light only your group.
    Please it with booking clender.

    From November 1st to March 31th Visiting hour : 11:30 am ~ 3:00 pm
    January 21st Visiting hour : 11:30 am ~ 2:00 pm

    We're sorry ,but you can not visit House of Light on January 22nd.

    * There will be a lot of snow on a streets and icy roads.
    Please have snow tires or chains.
    It will be safer if four-wheeled vehicle.
  • Nov 30.2016 close From December to March 24, every Wednesday and Thursday are closed days.
    The staff is absent.
    I do the reply of the email later.

House of Light room

This experimental work, where you can experience the artist's art world,
is architecture without a parallel to anywhere in the world.

House of Light was conceived as a guesthouse for meditation,
which Turrell took the concept from Junichiro Tanizaki's essay In Praise of Shadows.

The idea came across the artist's mind to incorporate his media, lights,
with the traditional usage of light in Japanese houses.

We hope you will enjoy your time surrounded by various kinds of lights amid
the abundant nature of Echigo-Tsumari.