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Van Gogh immersive art experiences coming this summer to Dallas

The exhibit was successful in Europe and made its North American debut in Atlanta and New York, where it sold out in hours. Tickets for Dallas go on sale Wednesday.

DALLAS — Editor's note: This story has been updated after we learned of another Van Gogh experience happening in Dallas at the same time. The Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit is the show as seen in Paris.

Two new art exhibits coming to Dallas this summer will give you a chance to step into Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night.

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Added 3/13: The Better Business Bureau has posted a story about the confusion between the Van Gogh shows. Here are their tips for anyone interested in buying tickets to these or any event.

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Van Gogh Immersive Experience

The Van Gogh Immersive Experience is a digital art exhibit. The projections are displayed 360 degrees, on 15,000 square feet of screens and through virtual reality headsets. It brings Vincent van Gogh's art to life in a new form, says producer Exhibition Hub.

The Van Gogh Immersive Experience has been in Atlanta and New York, where it sold out in hours, organizers said. Tickets for the Dallas location go on sale Wednesday, March 3 at noon. Go here to join the ticket waitlist.

"Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is all digital, hands free, and perfect for our socially distant world," the website says. "Its rich content is suitable for a wide audience, including families, school groups, couples, and seniors."

Tickets start at $19.90 for children and $36 for adults. The location has not been announced.

Opening hours: (time slots available every half hour)

  • Weekdays: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Weekends & holidays: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

The visit will take around 60 to 75 minutes. Face masks will be required for entry.

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit

There is another show happening at the same time that is being put on by a different company. It's called Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit. This exhibit was seen in Paris with over 2 million visitors.

"Wander through entrancing, moving images that highlight brushstrokes, detail, and color – truly illuminating the mind of the genius," the website says.

Tickets start at $29.99 for children and $39 for adults. The location has not been announced.

Face masks and temperature checks are required.

Operating hours:

June 14 – June 20

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday 2 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
  • Friday 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

June 21 – Sept. 6

  • Monday: closed
  • Tuesday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Thursday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. 
  • Friday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.