Pink water lilies drifting on a tranquil pond, golden haystacks gleaming in the bright summer sun, a small child weaving through a field of poppies; these are just a few of the iconic scenes captured in Monet’s stunning masterpieces. You can witness them come to life at Claude Monet: The Immersive Experience, currently taking over the hallowed halls of Carlisle Memorial Church. In a striking fusion of technology and centuries-old art, the exhibition will take you on a painted journey with 360-degree projections, interactive displays and a mesmerising virtual reality experience.
But time is running out, the mesmerising exhibition will be leaving Belfast at the end of August so if you haven’t gone yet, what are you waiting for? Now’s the time to grab your tickets!
Art aficionado, Monet fan or simply curious, this spellbinding experience is a treat for the eyes and ears. Created by the brilliant minds behind the Van Gogh: Immersive Experience, Exhibition Hub, they provide a precious glimpse into the creative mind of Monet. Whisking you away to his time with atmospheric sounds that recreate the peaceful essence of the French countryside he loved to paint. The cutting-edge light show will display his works of art in spectacular two-storey projections, playing out across the gorgeous gothic features of the historic venue.
You’ll be able to study every brushstroke, blend of colour and thoughtful detail like never before and even stroll over the iconic flower-draped footbridge to gaze out across a rippling water lily pond. Informative displays will help you gain further insight into his artistic process, shedding light on the inspiration behind certain pieces and how he came to put his famous impressionist spin on the idyllic nature he depicted on canvas. There’s even a chance to pick up a paintbrush and see your own creations projected on the wall, with an interactive art experience.
As if all that wasn’t enough, there’s also a virtual reality experience. With only the use of a VR headset you’ll be transported inside eight of his best-known masterpieces – which include the iconic Poppies and Haystack at the end of summer – and find out how they came to fruition on canvas. It’s like you are following in his footsteps as you journey through his painted world. You will not want to miss out on this captivating new way of experiencing art, be sure to grab tickets now to be among the first through the doors.