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Van Gogh exhibit extended through Feb. 26

"Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience" has been extended through Feb. 26 in Jacksonville.
Paquin Entertainment Group
"Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience" has been extended through Feb. 26 in Jacksonville.

If you're still hoping to see the Van Gogh immersive experience, you'll be happy to know it's going to stick around Jacksonville through February.

The intensely popular exhibit opened in September at the newly named NoCo Center, short for "North Core." The space is the former First Baptist Church of Jacksonville’s main auditorium at 712 N. Hogan St.

The show, called "Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience," originally was extended three weeks through Nov. 27, and it's now scheduled through Feb. 26. Tickets are available at

The show's producer, Paquin Entertainment Group, said it was extending Van Gogh's stay through the holiday season and into 2023 based on intense interest in the community.

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"We are blown away by the response to this one-of-a-kind show by Northeast Florida residents and visitors who have visited so far, and we cannot wait to inspire even more people in the coming months," Producer Justin Paquin said in a news release Tuesday.

The show uses projection technology and an original musical score to immerse visitors within 300 Van Gogh artworks, including "The Starry Night," "Sunflowers" and "Cafe Terrace at Night."

The traveling art exhibit has drawn acclaim worldwide and sold more than 4 million tickets. The exhibit covers more than 30,000 square feet and displays Van Gogh's work on screens as part of an immersive experience.

"Van Gogh's art comes to life by appearing and disappearing, flowing across multiple surfaces and heightening the senses with their immense detail," the show's website says.

Randy comes to Jacksonville from the South Florida Sun Sentinel, where, as metro editor, he led investigative coverage of the Parkland school shooting that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for public service. He has spent more than 40 years in reporting and editing positions in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Ohio and Florida. You can reach Randy at or on Twitter, @rroguski.