Birmingham, UK - Beyond Van Gogh (2024)

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Birmingham, UK, prepare yourself for the most immersive experience. On Sale Now! IN HIS OWN WORDS AN ARTISTIC ODYSSEY NEW PERSPECTIVES What our guests are saying FAQs WHAT IS BEYOND VAN GOGH? WHO CREATED BEYOND VAN GOGH? WHERE CAN I FIND THE MUSIC PLAYED DURING BEYOND VAN GOGH? WILL BEYOND VAN GOGH BE COMING TO ANY OTHER CITIES? What dates will you be inBirmingham, UK? Where are you specifically located? WHAT SAFETY MEASURES ARE IN PLACE FOR COVID-19? WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE? IF I MISS MY ENTRY TIME OR AM RUNNING LATE, CAN I STILL GET IN? HOW LONG SHOULD I PLAN ON BEING AT THE SHOW? CAN I BRING MY BABY, AND DO THEY NEED A TICKET? CAN I BRING A STROLLER? IS THERE SEATING AVAILABLE? WILL THERE BE A GIFT SHOP? CAN I BRING IN FOOD OR BEVERAGES? CAN I BRING A CAMERA? CAN I BRING BAGS INTO THE EXHIBIT? IS THERE SOMEWHERE FOR ME TO STORE MY THINGS WHILE I’M IN THE EXHIBIT? CAN I TOUCH THE SCREENS DURING THE SHOW? Where do I purchase tickets? CAN I PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE DOOR? ARE TICKETS REFUNDABLE? HOW DO I RESCHEDULE MY TICKETS? HOW WILL I GET MY TICKETS? HOW DO I SIGN-IN TO MY MYTICKETS ACCOUNT? DO CHILDREN UNDER FOUR NEED A TICKET? HOW DO I PRESENT MY TICKETS AT THE SHOW? CAN I GIFT TICKETS THAT ARE UNDER MY NAME? ARE THERE FLASHING LIGHTS OR LOUD SOUNDS? CAN BEYOND VAN GOGH TRIGGER VERTIGO OR MOTION SICKNESS? CAN I BRING MY SERVICE ANIMAL? DO YOU HAVE WHEELCHAIRS OR SCOOTERS FOR RENT? IS THE SHOW WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE? IS THERE SEATING AVAILABLE? IS BEYOND VAN GOGH SUITABLE FOR THE DEAF/HARD OF HEARING? I HAVE A CHILD WITH AUTISM, SPD OR ADHD. WILL YOU HAVE SENSORY BAGS/ITEMS? Press Immersive shows like ‘Beyond Van Gogh’ are future of art, expert says Beyond Van Gogh exhibit pairs traditional art with technology Beyond Van Gogh’ brings ‘The Starry Night’ and more to life with North Charleston exhibit Become a Beyond Van Gogh Influencer Stay connected Check our Instagram FAQs

Birmingham, UK, prepare yourself for
the most immersive experience.

Exhibit Details

On Sale Now!

August 1, 2024 - September 1, 2024

Duration

The visit will take around one hour with final entry one hour before close.

Health and Safety

The safety of attendees is our top priority as we continue to follow the advice of public health agencies and government officials. Learn more about how we’re staying safe in the FAQ section.

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IN HIS OWN WORDS

Step into Vincent’s psyche and discover the man behind the masterpieces as you read through the letters in Beyond Van Gogh’s Education Room.

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AN ARTISTIC ODYSSEY

Enter the Immersive Room and see a 19th century artist through a 21st century lens. Watch as over 300 of Van Gogh’s most famous works come alive and fill 30k square feet with the brilliance of Van Gogh’s pure pigments and swirling brushstrokes.

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NEW PERSPECTIVES

Dive deeper into Vincent’s world and follow along on his journey of self-discovery through the exclusive VR add-on: “Beyond Van Gogh: A Life in Letters VR Experience".

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What our guests are saying

"I am 68 years old and I danced a few times! I also cried!"

"An amazing experience. Calming, smoothing, beautiful, educational, and peaceful We loved it!!!"

"I was so intrigued with it. I could stay for hours. "

"...the immersive experience was really interesting. ... Great vision from the coordinators, awesome minds and tech."

"This was wonderful. Way beyond my expectations. Worth every penny of the cost. "

"Truly an amazingly phenomenal and mesmerizing experience. A "must"!"

"This is an amazing event! Be sure to Gogh!"

"It was so good. I could've stayed all day"

"My 11yr old just loves “starry night” but left with more exposure to other pieces he painted and knowledge of him! Her *new* favorite is “almond blossom”So glad I got the tickets and surprised her! 😉"

"You will definitely regret it if you miss it . Chance of a life time . "

"My husband and I went to Beyond Van Gogh Victoria today and we were blown away.The show is stunning, like nothing you have ever seen or felt before."

"Our family truly enjoyed it. Great family experience!"

"The exhibit is incredible. What an experience!"

"It's a marvelous artistic experience, took many pictures and videos!"

"It's a pretty cool experience, I'd definitely recommend it!"

"So inspirational! Can’t imagine a better venue to host it! Very creative. Enjoyed a lovely meal afterwards at Spinnakers Pub literally across the street! Totally recommend them both!"

"Awesome experience to see!"

"Beyond Van Gogh is an immersive, multi-sense, stimulating, and enlightening experience that is quite simply, sublime. An emotionally evocative amalgamation of physical, kinesthetic, visual, and auditory stimuli."

"The whole vibe was awesome. Thoroughly enjoyed the interactive experience."

"The idea of being immersive in Van Gogh painting is unique... The unique approach of telling the story or the quote behind each painting will experience it memorable because every time the painting shows, you will remember and tell the story. The exhibition location is great. It is a good customer service and welcoming. "

"Truly incredible. Such a cool way to step into the paintings of the Van Gogh. Such beauty and history that is shown. Fun for all ages"

"An experience that will stay with you!"

"It is an incredibly informative self guided exhibition. Revealing details of the artist's life that are not common knowledge. Various works are displayed in normal life size and larger than life versions. Highly recommended by this normally less than avid art fan"

"This was really cool. I enjoyed the experience. It doesn't take long but I recommend not trying to rush through. It's really amazing the work that went into it."

"We were enchanted!"

"Go - do not miss this show!! Absolutely fabulous!"

"Saw this exhibit when it was in San Jose. One of the most touching experiences ever!"

"It was well worth the experience - I was in awe"

"Thoroughly enjoyed it once, second time would be even better"

"We've been twice, it's an amazingly awesome experience "

"Do not miss this, unbelievable!"

"It was impressive. The event was a work of art."

"It was amazing. Such a unique experience and so beautiful!"

"The whole experience felt immersive, it was like you were apart of the paintings. All the colors and movements on the projector were eye catching and creative. Definitely a must visit art museum!"

"What a beautiful display of Van Gogh's work"

"Amazing with a capital A!"

"The most amazing exhibit ever!"

"If you haven’t gone what are you waiting for. It is absolutely amazing. Go before it leaves town"

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FAQs

WHAT IS BEYOND VAN GOGH?

Beyond Van Gogh is a new truly immersive experience. While other shows use virtual reality or still images, our show breaks barriers by incorporating both still and moving art. Masterpieces, now freed from frames, come alive, appear, and disappear, flow across multi-surfaces, the minutia of details titillating our heightened senses. The show is projected on every surface around you, this makes you feel as though you have stepped directly into a Van Gogh painting. We accompany the show with a beautiful score and include many other surprises!

WHO CREATED BEYOND VAN GOGH?

Created by French-Canadian creative director Mathieu St-Arnaud and his team at Montreal’s Normal Studio, Beyond Van Gogh is an immersive experience showcasing over 300 of the artist’s works.

WHERE CAN I FIND THE MUSIC PLAYED DURING BEYOND VAN GOGH?

For a playlist of the music from Beyond Van Gogh, please see our Spotify playlist,Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience – Soundtrack.

WILL BEYOND VAN GOGH BE COMING TO ANY OTHER CITIES?

To see all the cities we are visiting, please visit our directory webpagehere. Please keep an eye on our social media channels for announcements of new cities!

What dates will you be inBirmingham, UK?

We will be inBirmingham, UKfromAugust 1, 2024 -September 1, 2024.

Where are you specifically located?

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WHAT SAFETY MEASURES ARE IN PLACE FOR COVID-19?

Beyond Van Gogh is following the approved guidelines below:

  • Timed ticket sales to help reduce congestion and capacity.
  • Increased cleaning practices of high touch surfaces with approved cleaning products.
  • Contactless transactions only to lessen transmission risk.
  • Masks are recommended inside the venue.

WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE?

Please ensure you arrive promptly at the start time as indicated on your ticket. We cannot guarantee entry for guests who arrive late.

IF I MISS MY ENTRY TIME OR AM RUNNING LATE, CAN I STILL GET IN?

At this time, we cannot guarantee entry outside of the entry time on your ticket. If you miss your entry time or arrive late and we are unable to accommodate you, no refunds will be issued.

HOW LONG SHOULD I PLAN ON BEING AT THE SHOW?

The show is roughly one hour and is set up walk-through style.

CAN I BRING MY BABY, AND DO THEY NEED A TICKET?

Yes, babies and children of all ages are welcome to attend the show. Children 4 years and younger enter the show for free and do not require a ticket when accompanying an adult with a ticket.

CAN I BRING A STROLLER?

Yes, strollers are permitted. However, there will be no facilities for storing and parking strollers or leaving them unattended.

IS THERE SEATING AVAILABLE?

Seating is limited and is only available on a first-come, first-served basis. As seating is limited, we encourage guests to leave available seating for those with mobility limitations.

WILL THERE BE A GIFT SHOP?

Yes! Beyond Van Gogh has a cashless gift shop available at the end of the show!

CAN I BRING IN FOOD OR BEVERAGES?

No, food or beverages are not permitted inside the exhibit.

CAN I BRING A CAMERA?

Absolutely! Photos for non-commercial use are allowed and we encourage you to share them on social media. Please tag@BeyondVanGoghon Facebook and@BeyondVanGoghon Instagram and hashtag #BeyondVanGogh when you do.

There are some limitations, however: recording the event, flash photography, professional photography and professional videography is not permitted. Tripods and other professional photography equipment are not permitted. Please contact[emailprotected] for more information.

CAN I BRING BAGS INTO THE EXHIBIT?

We encourage you to leave valuables, large bags and other personal belongings at home. For the safety of our visitors and the exhibit, all bags entering or leaving the exhibit, including purses, are subject to inspection. Backpacks and duffel bags are not permitted in the exhibit.

IS THERE SOMEWHERE FOR ME TO STORE MY THINGS WHILE I’M IN THE EXHIBIT?

There are no storage facilities, such as coat check, for guests.

CAN I TOUCH THE SCREENS DURING THE SHOW?

No, we kindly ask all attendees to refrain from touching the screens during the experience.

Where do I purchase tickets?

Tickets can be purchased right here at BeyondVanGogh.com/birmingham-uk

CAN I PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE DOOR?

Tickets can be purchased at the door, subject to availability. To secure a timeslot and best pricing available, please order your tickets in advance online.

ARE TICKETS REFUNDABLE?

All tickets are non-refundable, as stated in the terms and conditions agreed to prior to successfully completing any ticket purchase.

HOW DO I RESCHEDULE MY TICKETS?

Change of date or time requests are subject to availability and must be made at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled entry time shown on your ticket. An $8 rescheduling fee will apply.

To exchange your tickets,please follow the step-by-step exchange process here.

HOW WILL I GET MY TICKETS?

A confirmation email from ShowClix, our ticketing platform, is sent to the email address used when tickets are purchased.

You are also able to view your tickets at any time after purchase through signing in to yourMyTickets accounton ShowClix.

HOW DO I SIGN-IN TO MY MYTICKETS ACCOUNT?

To sign-in to yourMyTicketsaccount, pleaseclick here.

Your username is the email address you entered when processing your order. If you don’t remember your password or don’t recall setting one up, please click “forgot your password” to reset it.

DO CHILDREN UNDER FOUR NEED A TICKET?

Children 4 years and younger enter the show for free and do not require a ticket when accompanying an adult with a ticket.

HOW DO I PRESENT MY TICKETS AT THE SHOW?

You can print a physical copy of your tickets, or you can present the QR code for your tickets off a smartphone or other device.

CAN I GIFT TICKETS THAT ARE UNDER MY NAME?

Yes, you can. Please ensure your guests have a physical copy of the tickets printed to be admitted entry if the tickets are gifted. Additionally, we require valid ID to be presented alongside the tickets prior to entry to ensure eligibility for the ticket type.

ARE THERE FLASHING LIGHTS OR LOUD SOUNDS?

Yes, Beyond Van Gogh contains bright lights that may cause discomfort for people with photosensitive epilepsy or other medical conditions. If this may affect your experience, please consult with a medical professional prior to attending the show.

Our Immersive Room has music playing that might be slightly louder than normal and may cause discomfort to people suffering from sensitivity to loud sounds. If this is your case, we recommend you are accommodated with a proper noise reduction device and consult with a medical professional prior to attending the show.

CAN BEYOND VAN GOGH TRIGGER VERTIGO OR MOTION SICKNESS?

Yes, the moving images, sounds and lights involved in the immersive experience may cause dizziness, motion sickness or vertigo. If this may affect your experience, please consult with a medical professional prior to attending the show.

CAN I BRING MY SERVICE ANIMAL?

Yes, we allow service animals such as guide dogs. No pets are permitted.

DO YOU HAVE WHEELCHAIRS OR SCOOTERS FOR RENT?

As we are a travelling show we do not have wheelchairs or scooters for rent.

IS THE SHOW WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?

Yes, Beyond Van Gogh is accessible for guests of all abilities. Our show welcomes wheelchairs, mobile scooters, canes, etc.

IS THERE SEATING AVAILABLE?

Seating is limited and is only available on a first-come, first-served basis. As seating is limited, we encourage guests to leave available seating for those with mobility limitations.

IS BEYOND VAN GOGH SUITABLE FOR THE DEAF/HARD OF HEARING?

Yes, although we do not provide interpreters. The majority of Beyond Van Gogh is visual and explained in text.

I HAVE A CHILD WITH AUTISM, SPD OR ADHD. WILL YOU HAVE SENSORY BAGS/ITEMS?

We will not have audio sensory items available for guests, however, we encourage parents and caregivers to bring appropriate sensory stimulants and items that you may require.

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Become a Beyond Van Gogh Influencer

If you crave unique experiences and have a passion for creating social content, you’ve come to the right place!

We’re looking for people who:

  • have a strong social media following
  • are willing to create high-quality content to promote Beyond Van Gogh

If this sounds like you, send us a message!

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FAQs

What is beyond Van Gogh about? ›

While journeying through Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, guests are transported through history learning Van Gogh's background while witnessing hundreds of iconic masterpieces, including instantly-recognizable classics “The Starry Night,” “Sunflowers,” and “Café Terrace at Night,” as well as many revealing ...

How long does the Van Gogh immersive experience take? ›

How long does the experience last? The visit will take around 90 minutes.

What are the rules for Beyond Van Gogh? ›

The following items are not permitted in the exhibition at any time:
  • Backpacks and duffle bags.
  • Paints and aerosols.
  • Indelible markers.
  • Weapons of any type.
  • Outside beverages (including alcohol)
  • Food of any type is not permitted in the exhibition.
  • Any item deemed by Exhibition Security to be inappropriate.

What is the difference between immersive Van Gogh and beyond Van Gogh? ›

Immersive Van Gogh uses 100 projectors to cover more than 500,000 cubic feet, features experimental electronic music, and offers visitors an hourlong experience. Beyond Van Gogh, meanwhile, is the brainchild of Mathieu St-Arnaud and Montreal's Normal Studio.

Does Van Gogh have ADHD? ›

Experts have also speculated that the iconic painters Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Vincent Van Gogh may also have had ADHD.

Was Van Gogh in love with? ›

Although Vincent fell in love several times, he only ever lived with one woman. Sien Hoornik, whom he met in The Hague, was working as a prostitute when Van Gogh approached her to model for his drawings. They quickly developed a relationship.

Does Van Gogh have a disability? ›

Van Gogh suffered from some seizures or crises, and in one of these attacks, on 23 December 1888, he cut off a part, or possibly all, of his left ear. Following that attack, he was admitted to hospital in Arles, where his condition was diagnosed as "acute mania with generalized delirium".

What to wear to the Van Gogh exhibit? ›

White or neutral clothes can give you a more pleasing experience to see all of Van Gogh's works so that when you want to take photos at this exhibition, the colour of your clothes will not clash with the visualisation of the works on display.

Is the Van Gogh Museum worth it? ›

The Van Gogh museum has an absolutely stunning collection of Van Gogh's work, as well as well as some by people who inspired him or whom he inspired.

Which Van Gogh immersive experience is best? ›

—”Immersive Van Gogh” stands above “Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience.” The animations are crisper, the environment grander and more spacious, the choreography of images somewhat less cheesy, the musical choices more interesting (Handel, Edith Piaf, and Thom Yorke versus a more generically cinematic sounding score).

How does the Van Gogh immersive experience work? ›

The projections animate the floor and all the walls around the visitors, creating a great immersive experience. The sound and light show lasts 35 minutes and runs on a loop with no beginning or end. Extra rooms: There is a dedicated space for digital art study of the flowers painted by Van Gogh.

Is immersive Van Gogh VIP worth it? ›

HOWEVER, although the VIP package is “worth it” monetarily and theoretically, it most certainly is NOT worth more for the average person. First, your private booth is a sofa against the wall on the upstairs part of the exhibit surrounded on three sides by the fun-house style mirrors they have.

What is the immersive Van Gogh exhibit about? ›

The "Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit", designed by Massimiliano Siccardi, is adapted for each space it is exhibited in. The show tells van Gogh's story with a loose stream of consciousness, using large images and animations to demonstrate what "flashed before his eyes" before the artist died.

What is the purpose of Van Gogh? ›

Answer and Explanation: Vincent van Gogh began painting after he worked as an art dealer and missionary. The purpose of his art was to express his individualism and emotions in the everyday items that inspired him. He painted landscapes and still life's, he loved and was inspired by nature.

What to expect at Van Gogh's immersive experience? ›

The sound and light show lasts 35 minutes and runs on a loop with no beginning or end. Extra rooms: There is a dedicated space for digital art study of the flowers painted by Van Gogh. We invite the visitor as well to watch a 5-minute documentary that provides insight into Van Gogh's painting techniques.

What is the Van Gogh Museum about? ›

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam houses the largest collection of artworks by Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) in the world. The permanent collection includes over 200 paintings by Vincent van Gogh, 500 drawings and more than 750 letters.

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