Experience the iconic works of Vincent Van Gogh in an entirely new way right here in Belfast. Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience plunges you among the impasto brushstrokes and bold colours of the post-impressionist artist’s stunning paintings. No need to worry about getting a close enough view, the exhibition makes you feel like you’ve stepped inside his swirling creations, as they will be uniquely displayed using 360-degree projections and larger than life re-creations. The exhibition, taking place in Carlisle Memorial Church, is proving to be a popular one. Tickets have been selling fast, and we wouldn’t hang around on getting tickets.
What can you expect when you visit the Van Gogh exhibition?
Well, the extraordinary exhibition has already enchanted crowds in numerous cities around the world, and now it’s Belfast’s turn to get a taste of the immersive action. The unique exhibition fuses modern technology with historic art to deliver an unforgettable experience. Inside the centuries-old Carlisle Memorial Church, you’ll encounter giant sunflowers blooming from walls, a three-dimensional display of a familiar 19th-century bedroom and paintings that have been set in motion with flying crows and bobbing boats. This all possible thanks to the digital wizardry of cutting-edge projection mapping, sound effects and atmospheric lighting. Each aspect contributes to the immersive feel of the exhibition; from the moment you enter you are enveloped into the captivating universe that Van Gogh brought to life with his paintbrush many years ago.
As if a 360-degree light and sound show wasn’t transporting enough, Van Gogh: The Immersive Exhibition has taken it a step further with a hyper-realistic VR experience. With just a headset, a couple of controllers and another dash of technological magic, you can be whisked away on a visually spellbinding journey. ‘A Day in the Life of an Artist in Arles, France’ invites you to explore eight of Van Gogh’s works, including Starry Night over the Rhone River and Vincent’s bedroom at Arles.
You can round up your friends, grab your partner or plan a solo outing, whatever the case this amazing Van Gogh experience is sure to delight all the senses. What are you waiting for? Be sure to visit before it leaves, we promise it won’t disappoint.