LIGHTRAIL is the world’s first subway-responsive light sculpture. By visualizing the real-time movement of underground trains along Market Street, it will transform San Francisco’s main artery into a scene of wonder and awe for millions.
Shine It Forward
Dedicate one of The Bay Lights in honor of a friend,
family member or special occasion.
Dedicate a Light
The Bay Lights
What if the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were a canvas for light? That was the seminal question that sparked a diverse community to create one of the world's iconic light sculptures.
Pi In The Sky
Pi is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter and so much more. Pi In The Sky plays upon the catch phrase for impossible thinking. It is the world's largest ephemeral artwork.
One project, four countries, 25,000 important endings.
Let There Be
Mid Market Street is Francisco's most dynamic, troubled and creative area. This mixed media installation celebrates its past, present and future.
San Francisco to honor Orlando’s 49 victims with permanent dedications on The Bay Lights
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ILLUMINATE wishes to acknowledge the extraordinary support of our pro-bono legal team at Morrison & Foerster LLP, led by Robert Townsend and passionately supported by Alfredo Silva, without whom The Bay Lights and ILLUMINATE's other audacious works would not be possible.