Van Gogh Alive – The Experience

Venture into an exciting new world; forego all preconceived ideas of traditional museum visits, dispel all notions of tiptoeing through silent art galleries to view masterpieces from afar, change how you engage with art. Vitalize your senses and challenge your beliefs in a completely unique, stimulating Van Gogh exhibition experience.

Be prepared for a vibrant symphony of light, color and sound, combined and amplified to create what visitors are calling “an unforgettable multi-sensory experience”.

In an instant, Van Gogh Alive – The Experience transports visitors to another time and place, immersing them in the artists’ world. Adults and children alike, wander throughout the space, exploring nooks and crannies and engaging with the experience in a manner that transcends traditional installations.

Explore the work and life experiences of this prolific artist during the period 1880 to 1890. Interpret his thoughts, feelings and state of mind during his time in Arles, Saint Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise, the locations where he created many of his timeless masterpieces. See these works in hyper-fine detail, with special attention paid to key features, allowing you time to study color and technique. Photographs and video have also been augmented with Van Gogh’s works to demonstrate his sources of inspiration.

Synchronized to a powerful classical score, more than 3,000 Van Gogh images at enormous scale create a thrilling display that fills giant screens, walls, columns, ceilings and even the floor – immersing you entirely in the vibrant colors and vivid details that constitute Van Gogh’s unique style.

  • Cutting-edge concept; a revolutionary new way to experience art that is truly engaging
  • Combination of art, culture, science and history
  • Forms of media and entertainment that bridge all key demographics
  • Opens the wonderful world of art to new audiences
  • High corporate and cultural sponsor appeal driven by the proven commercial effectiveness of SENSORY4™
  • Turn-key installation
  • Huge PR potential
  • Full support material provided: branding, merchandising, advertising etc.
  • Highly cost effective, efficient and adaptable venue fit-out

What is SENSORY4™?

Developed by Grande Exhibitions, SENSORY4™ is a unique system that combines multi-channel motion graphics, cinema quality surround sound and up to forty high-definition projectors to provide one of the most exciting multi-screen environments in the world. SENSORY4™ can transform any exhibition space to create a dynamic, informative and visually spectacular experience. Incredibly detailed images flow through the mass of projectors and merge with digital surround sound to saturate the space in a breathtaking immersive display.

Exhibition Facts
How to host
Under license from Grande Exhibitions
On application to Grande Exhibitions
Exhibition period
Generally 3 months+
Space required
Ideally 1,000 m2 / 10,000 ft2 and above
Ceiling height
Ideally 5 m / 16 ft or higher
Freight Size
1 x 20 ft container and 1 x 40 ft HC container
Under supervision of Grande Exhibitions technicians
Exhibition history
Istanbul, Turkey
Phoenix, USA
Ankara, Turkey
Tel Aviv, Israel
Santiago, Chile
Budapest, Hungary
Milan, Italy
Moscow, Russia
Charlotte, USA
St. Petersburg, Russia
Ekaterinburg, Russia
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Florence, Italy
Berlin, Germany
Shanghai, China
Beijing, China
Hangzhou, China
Anchorage, USA
Warsaw, Poland
Xiamen, China
Medellin, Colombia
Bogota, Colombia
Krakow, Poland
Cali, Colombia
Rome, Italy
Bologna, Italy
Revenue areas
Tickets; Official exhibition program; Official DVD of the SENSORY4™ show; merchandise; sponsorship and hospitality; photo opportunities; café; private events using SENSORY4™ themed area
Support Materials
Exhibition, merchandise and advertising style guides; strategic marketing and promotional plans; press releases; high resolution still and video imagery for marketing; curatorial support available

Host Presentation
Image Gallery
Video Compilation
SENSORY4™ – Sponsor Themed Venue