Los Angeles has now been home to the vibrant Van Gogh Experience for a few months, and in the time it’s been here, the artistic journey has completely charmed Angelenos. After gathering incredible success around the globe, Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience has made Montebello Blvd its home for a while, presenting Van Gogh’s works in a truly mesmerizing spectacle featuring 360 degree projections.
The exhibit brings interactive activities, themed rooms, and tons of other surprises at the heart of 1345 N. Montebello Boulevard — and you don’t want to miss out. Read on for our top reasons you should visit Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience.
1. Van Gogh’s incredible art comes to life through a blend of the latest technology
Vincent Van Gogh has created some of the world’s most beloved pieces of art. Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience brings new life to the artist’s gifted work, highlighting every brushstroke and detail during an immersive projection segment. State-of-the-art technology recreates iconic paintings like Sunflowers, Starry Night, Almond Blossom, and Tree Roots.
Witness the flecks of paint swirl all around you and onto the walls, floors and ceilings of 1345 N. Montebello Boulevard. Accompanied by a curated musical score, Van Gogh’s art gets a refresh, honoring the legacy of the impressionist painter unlike ever before.
2. You’ll get to live a day in the life of the artist
On top of mesmerizing projections, Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience offers a virtual reality experience that totally transports you to Arles, France, where Vincent Van Gogh resided for years. For a small add-on price, you’ll get a closer look at the artist’s work and life as you navigate through his most intimate aspirations and dreams.
Travel across 8 Van Gogh works and understand the creative source behind each of the pieces. If you’ve ever wanted to travel inside Van Gogh’s innermost thoughts, the VR segment of the experience is perfect (plus you get a free trip to France without the price of a plane ticket, and that’s a win).
3. The Van Gogh Experience has been around the globe
The exhibit has been touring around the world since 2017, stopping by Europe before charming the U.S. and Asia. At every location, Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience has left its mark with incredible visuals that had audiences purely captivated. Since then, over 5 million attendees have gone to the experience, leading the experience to receive the title of “best 2021 immersive experience” by USA Today, along with other awards. Presently, the adventure is open in 15 cities and it just happens Los Angeles is one of them!
4. It’s a family-friendly journey, perfect for young artists
If your kiddos are art-obsessed or just intrigued by all things painting and sketching, Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is the place to be. Previous attendees have raved about the family-friendly atmosphere of the exhibit, particularly in the sketching room. It’s the ideal opportunity for kids to learn more about a pivotal artist to unleash their inner Van Gogh. After recreating some of his most known paintings, kiddos will even get to display their masterpiece on the walls of the Van Gogh Experience for the world to see!
5. It’s a special adventure that will captivate your senses
There are many other exhibits in the L.A. scene, but Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is truly one of a kind. Since it’s made a stop in the City of Angels, attendees can’t get enough, with some calling it informative, emotional and breathtaking.
The multisensory experience pays hommage to the great impressionist unlike ever before, and it’s something you do not want to miss if you’re an art aficionado. If you haven’t embarked on the journey just yet, so still have time to do so before Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience leaves Los Angeles.