Van Gogh Alive Charity Partnerships
Van Gogh Alive, the multi-sensory smash-hit exhibition created and produced by Grande Experiences which opens in Brighton on May 12, is proud to announce a new fundraising partnership with Mind in Brighton and Hove, a local mental health charity whose mission is to ensure that no one experiences a mental health problem alone.
As an artist, Van Gogh depicted a whole range of human emotions in his work – alluding to the struggles he himself faced throughout his life. His expressive and impulsive style frequently hinted at a darkness that often comes hand in hand with creative genius. This partnership seeks to raise money to help Mind in Brighton and Hove continue to provide its crucial services, while bringing mental health to the forefront of audiences’ minds when reflecting on the Van Gogh Alive experience which opens in the newly refurbished Brighton Dome Corn Exchange on 12th May 2023 and runs until 6th August 2023.
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Mind in Brighton and Hove works to promote good mental health in their city and across Sussex. It seeks to empower people to lead a full life as part of their local community. They were founded in 1971 and since then have developed into a trusted provider of mental health services in their City and across Sussex.
Mind in Brighton and Hove is part of the Mind Federation and affiliated to National Mind, and works with other local services and statutory partners. Mind in Brighton and Hove believes in equality of opportunity for all. They are committed to challenging inequality, discrimination and stigma, particularly in relation to minority and socially excluded groups and on the grounds of mental health issues.
At the Van Gogh Alive event audiences will be able to experience Van Gogh’s work like never before, and hopefully gain a perspective and understanding about the artist and his work that speaks to the collective human experience. Alongside showcasing more than 3,000 images from the artist, Van Gogh Alive will also feature an interpretive area where visitors can learn more about his life and works as well as interactive art stations to create their own art. Visitors will be able to donate to Mind in Brighton and Hove via ‘Tap to Donate’ points throughout the experience.
Greg Talbot, Head of Events for Van Gogh Alive said: “We are absolutely delighted to be partnering with Mind in Brighton and Hove to raise money to support their incredible work delivering crucial mental health services across the district. We hope that Van Gogh’s own well document struggles and the powerful story told at Van Gogh Alive will help to highlight the importance of the work done by Mind in Brighton and Hove.”