SCHENECTADY, NY – Following the blockbuster debut of Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, which has delighted over 130,000 visitors since opening at Schenectady’s Armory Studios, Exhibition Hub in partnership with Fever, have announced Claude Monet: The Immersive Experience to be presented in the same downtown Schenectady location next month. Tickets will be available for purchase from Thursday, September 14, at 11 a.m., but those who sign up for the waitlist today will unlock exclusive access to purchase tickets in advance.
The experience features Exhibition Hub’s award-winning, 4K digital mapping techniques through which guests are fully enveloped in Monet’s brilliant and contemplative works in a two-story high projection area. This breathtaking experience goes even further to immerse guests into Monet’s life by placing them in stunning re-creations of Monet’s creative atelier and his luscious gardens at Giverny, while also taking guests on an unparalleled virtual reality journey where they can break the plane of his most famous paintings and explore the magnificent landscapes that inspired Monet’s works. Claude Monet: The Immersive Experience is scheduled to open on Sunday, October 15.
Through this immersive experience, guests will be transported into Monet’s world-renowned works of art, allowing them to fully immerse themselves in the artist’s Impressionist style and brushstrokes. They will embark on a captivating journey, exploring the artist’s life, career, and secrets, as they witness his artistic genius like never before.
“Over the last 15 years Schenectady County has become a destination for arts an entertainment in the Capital Region and beyond,” said Cathy Gatta, Schenectady County Legislator and President of the Discover Schenectady Board of Directors. “As we saw with the resounding success of the Van Gogh exhibit, these immersive showcases draw visitors from far and wide, enhancing the appeal of our community for residents and tourists alike. We’re delighted to welcome Claude Monet: The Immersive Experience to downtown Schenectady!”
“Following a hugely successful Van Gogh run, we’re thrilled to welcome Claude Monet: The Immersive Experience to our city,” said Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy. “Working with Schenectady County, Discover Schenectady and Metroplex, we are excited to welcome this exciting new exhibit to Armory Studios NY in our revitalized downtown.”
“We are excited to welcome Claude Monet: The Immersive Experience this Fall following the amazingly successful run of Van Gogh at Armory Studios NY,” said Todd Garofano, Discover Schenectady’s Executive Director. “Visitors to Schenectady County for Monet will find a wide array of dining, shopping, lodging and entertainment options during their stay, and we look forward to rolling out the red carpet for them.”
To ensure easy access to the exhibit, Schenectady County has reserved over 200 FREE parking spaces located at the rear entrance to the Armory. Designated ADA parking is also available.
Claude Monet: The Immersive Experience is a must-see for anyone looking to discover and enjoy art in a unique and innovative way. With advanced technologies, an immersive gallery, and a historic venue, the exhibition promises to transport visitors to Monet’s world-renowned works of art, creating a truly unforgettable experience.
Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience will officially end on October 1 to make way for Claude Monet: The Immersive Experience. A 20% discount is available for its final weeks using the code VGALBANY20.
Dates: Various dates starting October 15, 2023
Tickets: Starting at $17.90. Sign up for the waitlist here
Al Roney, Discover Schenectady
About Exhibition Hub
Exhibition Hub has a proven track record of producing more than 90 exhibitions and immersive edutainment experiences around the world, reaching more than 7 million visitors. Exhibition Hub delivers edutainment experiences to wide audiences and adapts its productions to the venue, each time creating an original experience. They offer a spectacular 360° video, light, and music experiences and one-of-a-kind virtual reality experiences which complement the immersive experiences.
Fever is the leading global live-entertainment discovery platform that has helped millions of people discover the best experiences in their cities since 2014. With a mission to democratize access to culture and entertainment in real life through its platform, Fever inspires users to enjoy unique local experiences and events, from immersive exhibitions, interactive theatrical experiences, and festivals to molecular cocktail pop-ups, while empowering creators with data and technology to create and expand experiences across the world.
About Discover Schenectady
Discover Schenectady is a non-profit organization responsible for promoting travel, tourism, conference and convention assets and opportunities throughout Schenectady County. Discover Schenectady inspires visitors to experience and enjoy that Schenectady County has to offer, from its vibrant communities with dining, entertainment and shopping to its gorgeous waterfront and outdoor activities. For more ways to Discover Schenectady County all year long, visit www.discoverschenectady.com