MediaCityUKOctober 22 2021 – January 23 2022
"Ever wanted to walk straight into a Van Gogh painting? Here's the immersive show for you. Projectors plaster the great artist's painted worlds across the walls — inviting you to get truly lost in them. Walk through a mirrored room of sunflowers, and be dazzled under a starry canvas in this escapist, highly Instagrammable experience."LONDONIST
"It is at time mind-blowing, as you find yourself immersed in Van Gogh's art in its most amazing details and brushwork and gets particularly exhilarating when sunflowers bouquets and starry provencal nights inundate the space."CULTURE WHISPER
"Surrounded by vibrant symphonies of colours and sound, the interactive show makes for an enchanting experience that's ideal for a half-term family outing."GQ
"Van Gogh Alive completely breaks with the traditional museum concept and introduces us fully into the painter’s universe"CONDÉ NAST
"Venture into a sensory journey like no other of its kind"FORBES
"A stunning visual experience"ELLE
"The vibrant colours and vivid details of Van Gogh’s works are truly breath-taking"TATLER
"Van Gogh Alive lets you peek into the heart of the painter and connect with him both deeply and subtly"CNN
"Making the magic of art come alive for all ages"Time Out
22 OCT 2021 – 23 JAN 2022MEDIACITYUKSALFORD QUAYSGREATER MANCHESTER
The most visited immersive multi-sensory experience in the world.
Having dazzled over 8 million visitors across 70 cities worldwide, the most visited immersive, multi-sensory experience in the world is making its hotly anticipated debut at MediaCity this autumn for an exclusive three month run.
Hosted within a stunning, purpose-built venue at MediaCity piazza from October 22 to January 23, this Covid-safe and family-friendly experience is anticipated to become the North’s biggest visitor attraction; providing a truly world-class cultural experience in the heart of Greater Manchester’s iconic cultural hub.
Prepare to transcend time and space as you accompany Van Gogh on a journey through the Netherlands, Arles, Saint Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise, where he created many of his timeless masterpieces. Set to an evocative classical score, a thrilling display of over 3,000 inspirational images transforms every surface that surrounds you in what has been described as an “unforgettable multi-sensory experience”.
At Van Gogh Alive you don’t just look at his paintings, you step inside them and feel their power.
Location & opening times
October 22 2021 – January 23 2022
Sunday, Monday*, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10am – 6pm**
Friday – Saturday: 10am – 9pm**
* Closed on Mondays except for Bank Holidays, half-term and school holidays
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