Top Five Must-See Immersive Exhibitions In London For 2022
Discover our top five picks of immersive exhibitions coming to London for 2022 - featuring Van Gogh, Yayoi Kusama and more.
1. Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms, Tate Modern
May 2021 – 12th June 2022
Yayoi Kusama, the 89 year old internationally famous Japanese artist, who for the past 41 years has lived voluntarily in a psychiatric hospital, has had large exhibition shows of her work displayed all over the world including the US, Europe and South America.
A must see exhibition bringing her world to life, the Infinity Mirrored Room. It has floor to ceiling mirrors mounted on all walls, with thousands of colour changing lights that twinkle in the dark, creating the effect of a never ending universe alluding to a sense of an expanding space.
Tate Modern is London’s most famous contemporary art gallery, which has welcomed over 100 million visitors since its opening. In May 2020 Tate Modern celebrated its 20th anniversary. For the gallery’s special month they had dedicated a year long exhibition to the famous Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. They showcased Infinity Mirror Rooms alongside her famous Chandelier of Grief. A lovely way to celebrate an important year.
A lucky chance to enjoy an unforgettable experience, this exhibition will be displayed until the end of March 2022 at Tate Modern. Don’t miss out on a perfect selfie opportunity to share with family and friends.
2. Van Gogh: The Immersive 360 Experience
July 2021 – May 2022
Van Gogh The immersive experience has been displayed all over the world, including Asia, America and Europe, which means it has finally landed in the UK and it’s time for us to enjoy this incredible experience like our lucky neighbours.
Welcoming visitors with complimentary herbal tea, which was Van Gogh’s favourite drink to stimulate his creativity, is a perfect way to start a journey through the exhibition. The immersive experience is filled with the artist’s life story, plus his little secrets. It offers a one of a kind VR experience to step into his paintings, and fun workshops for children and adults. The exhibition also has a large room with lounge chairs for visitors to fully relax whilst admiring the cool famous projections of his work .
The immersive 360 digital exhibition will be an experience like no other. Displayed in East London the art show will be on until late 2022- this is not one to miss out.
3. Mexican Geniuses a Frida & Diego Immersive Experience
From April 2022
An immersive 360º experience with Mexico’s most famous artist duo, Frida & Diego is coming to London this year. The memorising exhibition offers a VR headset that visually transports you to the Mexican streets that were once Frida and Diegos home and inspiration for their paintings and portraits. The show takes place in a large spacious venue, with small rooms that feature a glimpse into the famous couple. Enjoy the view of the vibrant colours, culture and cool portraits through digital projections and enjoy the immersive 360º experience. Tickets for an unforgettable experience are available from April 2022.
4. Superblue London, Burlington Gardens
October 2021 – Summer 2022
London is exploding with up and coming artists and cool exhibitions like Superblue, a popular exhibition seen all over social media platforms. Duo artist AA Murakami are the creators behind the Silent Fall held at Burlington Gardens.
The sensory exhibition sets your smell, sight, sound and touch. The infamous tree-like sculpture emits cloudy bubbles through each branch, which can be caught by hand and popped. Each bubble unlocks scents from nature’s aromas, such as rain, moss and pine. The artist duo play with the concept of nature mixing with artificial constructs creating a futuristic landscape of gardens and trees.
This unique immersive experience is not to be missed and a great day out with friends, family and children.
5. Amy: Beyond the Stage, Design Museum
Now open – 10th April
Celebrate the legacy of one of the world’s greatest musicians of our time, Amy Winehouse. An exhibition dedicated to the talented singer shows the highlights of her career in clips and glimpse of Amy’s world, through handwritten lyrics, notebooks, early recordings, performances, personal items and more. There will also be a special display of the singer’s outfits from her famous performances. Exhibition on show until Sunday 10 April 2022.