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Clad in gray stone, the windowless boxlike structure clings to a steep forested slope overlooking the small town. Good shoes are a necessity for the half-mile hike to get to it. That’s part of what’s called the Skyspace pilgrimage, according to Scott Levy, the executive director of Green Box, the arts organization that manages this installation.
One of Colorado’s best-kept secrets takes off this weekend in Green Mountain Falls, a small town in a wooded valley on U.S. 24 between Manitou Springs and Woodland Park.
Light and Space artist James Turrell is unveiling his latest “Skyspace”—a series of chambers with ceilings that open up to the sky—on the side of a mountain in Colorado.
Green Box Arts Festival begins this week, featuring the unveiling of a captivating new Skyspace by legendary light and space artist James Turrell. The world-renowned artist will begin to welcome visitors on June 18 – opening day of the Festival.
Green Box Arts Festival. The annual celebration in Green Mountain Falls, capped by visual arts, music, dance, live theater, film, hikes, block parties and a variety of community events, will kick off on June 18 and continue through July 4. The festival will feature the unveiling of the long-awaited Skyspace installation of James Turrell.
The annual Green Box Arts Festival in Green Mountain Falls has achieved national recognition while maintaining its cultural and social ties to the community.
Built on the foundation of exemplary visual and performing arts events, Green Box brings the power of the arts, year-round to all, throughout the beautiful town of Green Mountain Falls, Colorado.
Since 2009, Green Box Arts has been fostering an incubator of multidisciplinary visual and performing arts in Green Mountain Falls. And each summer, its flagship Green Box Arts Festival brings world-class installations and performers to town.