Vancouver's Van Gogh exhibit adds expanded hours, additional tickets

Mar 4 2021, 1:37 pm

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Imagine Van Gogh, the immersive digital art exhibition taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre, has announced that expanded hours and additional tickets have been added to its upcoming event.

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Imagine Van Gogh 2020. (Imagine Van Gogh)

The experience opens to the public on March 19. Tickets for the event went on sale in January but quickly sold out, breaking several records in the process.

A spokesperson for Imagine Van Gogh says that Vancouver “outsold Montreal’s on-sale weekend” and is “on track to break previous Imagine Van Gogh Canadian sales records.”

imagine van gogh exhibition projection 2020

Imagine Van Gogh 2020. (Imagine Van Gogh)

imagine van gogh exhibition projection 2020

Imagine Van Gogh 2020. (Imagine Van Gogh)

Ticket quantities have been limited up to this point to “comply with the highest level of all safety standards set for COVID-19.”

The exhibition, which hails from Europe, features over 200 of the famed Dutch artist’s paintings projected onto surfaces, transporting visitors to the heart of his work — allowing the audience to “literally enter the artist’s world of dreams.”

imagine van gogh exhibition projection 2020

Imagine Van Gogh 2020. (Imagine Van Gogh)

The exhibition footprint inside the convention centre is 30,000 sq ft. For context, the total exhibition space at the Vancouver Art Gallery is about 41,000 sq ft.

A new block of tickets will go on sale Saturday, March 6 at 8 am PST.

Imagine Van Gogh Vancouver 2021

When: Opening March 19, 2021. COVID-19 health safety protocols will be in place.
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre — 1055 Canada Place Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Available online

With files from Kenneth Chan

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