Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Traveling children’s Van Gogh exhibit returns to Chicago

Van Gogh for All, a traveling exhibit focused on introducing young audiences to Vincent van Gogh’s work, is returning to Chicago. Popping up on the Magnificent Mile at 333 N. Michigan Avenue, the experiential environment will be open to the public Sun., Aug. 15 through Sun., Sept. 26. The traveling exhibit was developed as a design-build collaboration between Luci Creative, Ravenswood Studio, and the Dolores Kohl Education Foundation.

Van Gogh for All allows visitors to explore and interact with over fifty high-definition facsimiles of Van Gogh’s artwork. The exhibit incorporates multimedia experiences, hands-on interactive activities and plenty of Instagram-worthy photo opportunities.

Audiences can see, touch and create like van Gogh, in different ways throughout the experience. Visitors can step inside a three-dimensional recreation of Van Gogh’s well-known Bedroom in Arles, manipulate an oversized digital sky in his famous Starry Night painting, and even draw their own masterpieces to hang on the wall next to recreations of Van Gogh’s famous works.

Photos courtesy of Luci Creative.

The pop-up includes over twelve interaction points where visitors can be inspired by Van Gogh’s colorful creations, sparking an interest in visiting art museums. From all ages and generations, families can learn together about his creative and artistic mind.

Elements of the exhibit embody the style and spirit of Van Gogh’s many artworks, highlighting vibrant, bold colors and animated textures. In Van Gogh for All, visitors are transported to another time and place, immersing them in the artist’s world, his inspiration and his process.

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