van Gogh Exhibit in Indianapolis
THE LUME Indianapolis Van Gogh exhibit is at Newfields until May 2022
Plan a day trip to Indianapolis to see this unique art experience!
This van Gogh Exhibit in Indianapolis is in Indianapolis through May 2022, for a totally unique experience at the Newfields museum. THE LUME Indianapolis features nearly 30,000 sq. ft. of New Immersive Digital Art Galleries. And, not only is this exhibit interesting, but the museum itself has a lot to offer.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields in Indianapolis, IN, wants you to step into a digital world of art when It is a multisensory experience created by Australian-based Grande Experiences. It occupies nearly 30,000 square feet of of the museum to create an immersive digital art experience great for the entire family.
THE LUME Indianapolis van Gogh exhibit in Indianapolis features almost 150 state-of-the-art high definition projectors that can transform two-dimensional paintings into a three-dimensional world that guests can explore through all their senses. It’s floor to ceiling in a spacious experience, unlike traditional art museums. If you are new to art museums, this is perfect for you and your family. You can smell, taste, feel, play, and be immersed in the art like nothing you have ever experienced before.
Is it appropriate for kids? YES! Newfields is eager to expose the younger generation to renowned pieces of art, so THE LUME Indianapolis is an experience for both children and art enthusiasts. Children can safely explore the space, perhaps by laying on a beanbag while gazing up at Starry Night. There is an activity area to give children the chance to create their own inspirational masterpieces. The 9-year-old loved every bit of it and had a smile on his face at every turn. It is full of sensory items that will have you and your kids wanting to touch, taste, feel, and experience.
You will see art that’s familiar in a whole new way. The inaugural experience in THE LUME spotlights the breathtaking paintings of Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853-1890). Close to 3,000 moving images of Van Gogh’s paintings are set to an evocative classical music score, transporting guests into the fascinating world of Van Gogh.
THE LUME in Indianapolis is the first-time guests will be able to experience a digital gallery of this scale and sophistication at an art museum in the United States. We are so lucky to have this within driving distance!
You can van Gogh yourself!
THE LUME van Gogh exhibit in Indianapolis allows guests to explore the work of the post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh in an unforgettable way. Among the most famous and influential artists in the history of Western art, Van Gogh is known for Sunflowers (1888, National Gallery, London) and The Starry Night (1889, The Museum of Modern Art, New York), both of which are key highlights of this dynamic experience.
Guests can also see Newfields’ own iconic painting by Van Gogh, Landscape at Saint-Rémy (1889) in the IMA Galleries before or after they witness Van
Gogh’s paintings come to life in THE LUME.
There is also a little something for the adults. You can try a Van Gough inspired drink and order a tasty treat to share or not)
How do I get tickets? Tickets for THE LUME Indianapolis at Newfields are available for purchase now.
While you are visiting the van Gogh exhibit, fill your day with explorations of the entire Newfields museum. The greenhouse is filled with so many unique plants and flowers, some are extremely old – they take great care of everything!
On the grounds there is also the Lily House, The Garden, a greenhouse, a Beer Garden, Fairbanks Park, and the Miller House and Garden. Newfields has a 152 acre campus, and it is beautiful. The Garden has 40 acres of contemporary and historic gardens. There’s lots of green space to let kids run around. The greenhouse is packed full and has has some plants that are 60 years old.
Free parking is included in your ticket price, and additional parking areas are opened up during special events – get there early if you don’t want a long walk from the car.
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