2000 - Designs and exhibits Crystal Tree of Light for White House Millennium Celebration. Creates La Tour de Lumière sculpture for Contemporary American Sculpture exhibition in Monte Carlo. More than a million visitors enter Tower of David Museum to see Chihuly in the Light of Jerusalem 2000, breaking world attendance record for a temporary exhibition. Receives honorary doctorate from Brandeis University. Chihuly Projects is published by Portland Press and distributed by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.