Long Center Presents

Architects of Air

Nov 20 - Nov 29

Event Details

  • Fri, Nov. 20
    11:00 am
  • Sat, Nov. 21
    10:00 am
  • Sun, Nov. 22
    10:00 am
  • Mon, Nov. 23
    11:00 am
  • Tue, Nov. 24
    11:00 am
  • Wed, Nov. 25
    11:00 am
  • Fri, Nov. 27
    11:00 am
  • Sat, Nov. 28
    10:00 am
  • Sun, Nov. 29
    10:00 am

All Ages

The Long Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit dedicated to broadening the appreciation and enhancing the enjoyment of the cultural arts.



Architects of Air returns to the Long Center with an all new luminarium Pentalum, November 20-29!

This stunning installation will be open to the public November 20-29, weekdays from 11AM to 5PM, weekends from 10AM to 5PM (line closes at 4PM). Arrive early to ensure entry, the line close when capacity has been reached.

It will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Tickets available at the Long Center, same day as entrance.

  1. $12 per person over 18 years old
  2. $8 for ages 3-17
  3. Children 2 and under are free (Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult – 1 adult for every 4 children).

Each luminarium is a dazzling maze of winding paths and soaring domes where Islamic architecture, Archimedean solids and Gothic cathedrals meld into an inspiring monument to the beauty of light and colour.

Each luminarium is an original design. The principal difference between the different luminaria is found in the rendering of the domes and in the layout of the tunnels.

The domes are the large chambers rising up to 10 metres high that provide the focal points. The tunnels connect the domes and determine the journey the visitor will take. The luminaria also feature ‘pods’ – alcoves where people can sit and relax out of the way of the other visitors.

Each luminarium is made up of around 20 elements that are zipped together on site to typically occupy an area of 1000 square metres. Easy to erect, laying out the structure and anchoring can take as little as 4 hours then, in just 20 minutes, the luminarium is inflated to its monumental size.

  • Advance sales are only available to Season Ticket Holders, and come with priority entrance. 
  • Please note with Advance Priority Entrance you may not be allowed into the structure right at your printed time slot. Please allow a window of at least 15 minutes before or after the printed time slot.
  • The luminarium is accessible to wheelchair users and people with mobility difficulties
  • Official website for Architects of Air

Season Ticket Information

Architects of Air is also a part of our new Create Your Own series for the new season! Simply pick three or more Long Center Presents shows from the 2015-2016 season to qualify. You get 10% off regular ticket prices, even when you add tickets later, AND get priority access to new shows announced throughout the season and always pay the season ticket price. Buy tickets to four or five shows to earn great benefits like parking vouchers, free upgrades, gift certificates and more! Learn more about the benefits you get when you become a Season Ticket Holder and Create Your Own today!


Questions? Call the 3M Box Office at (512) 474-LONG (5664), TTY (800) 735-2989.


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