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THE SISTINE CHAPEL IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE COMES TO OAKBROOK CENTER
One of the Hottest Tickets and Most Memorable Experiences to come to the Chicagoland AreaAn Up-Close, Life-Sized, Never-Before-Seen Perspective. Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Exhibition is coming to Chicago at Oakbrook Center, 2120 Oakbrook Center running Wednesday to Sunday beginning May 19th through August 15th. Tickets are already in high demand. This unique exhibition showcases Michelangelo’s renowned ceiling frescoes from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, reproduced photographically and artfully displayed in their original size. Guests will take a breathtaking journey through Michelangelo’s life through this enchanting exhibit. Tickets are available now, and can be purchased by clicking here.
The Exhibition, brought to Chicago through a partnership between SBX Group and SEE Global Entertainment, and leading entertainment discovery platform, Fever, resurrects Michelangelo’s masterpiece in a truly unique way, focusing on life-sized, exact reproductions of the ceiling frescoes of the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel. Brought to life using a special photographic technique that reproduces the look and feel of the original fresco paintings, visitors are given a chance to engage with the artwork in ways that were never before possible, seeing every detail, every brushstroke, and every color of the artist’s 34 frescoes.
Having recreated the awe and wonder of one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements, this traveling exhibit brings a totally new perspective to the work, while doing so at eye level. The exhibit focuses on some of the most famous pieces in the collection including The Last Judgment and The Creation of Adam.
With special expertise and care, these ceiling paintings have been reproduced using state of the art technology. Visitors are immediately taken with the sheer size of the frescoes, such close proximity and the modern style of the exhibition. As a result, visitors can explore the artwork up close and at their own pace with an informative, engaging audio guide.
An excellent feature of the event venue is its spacious layout. Great care has been taken to ensure that entry to the exhibit is single-file and that no guest will need to retrace their steps, once inside the venue, to enjoy the show. Patrons will also not have to cross each others' paths, making for a comfortable, properly distanced and timed event.
While in town, the exhibition has partnered with Le Meridien Chicago – Oakbrook Center, just a walking distance away, to offer an exclusive Sistine Chapel Exhibition Rate, available to all patrons who attend the Sistine Chapel exhibition and may like to complete their experience with a hotel stay. To learn more or to book an upcoming stay surrounding the exhibition, please visit here.
Tickets to the exhibition are now on sale on Fever’s marketplace, with prices for adults starting at $20.00, and can be purchased by clicking here.
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Exhibition is true to size, hands free, and perfect for our socially distant yet innovative world. This exhibit is suitable for all audiences and relies on a spacious area where Michelangelo’s masterpieces stretch floor-to-ceiling and closer than ever. In addition to timed ticketing to limit capacity and physical distancing guidelines provided by public health administrators, visitors will be required to wear a mask at all times.
MICHELANGELO’S SISTINE CHAPEL: THE EXHIBITION is a licensed exhibition of Special Entertainment Events, Inc. (SEE), a LA-based exhibition production company which acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to the fresco reproductions from Bridgeman Images.
ABOUT MICHELANGELO'S SISTINE CHAPEL
This unique exhibition recreates one of the world’s greatest artistic achievements, Michelangelo’s renowned ceiling frescoes from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, reproduced photographically and artfully displayed in their original size and displayed as 34 reproductions on 16-foot panels. This innovative interpretation of the timeless masterpieces can be viewed up close, including The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgment. Making its debut in the United States at the State Fair of Texas, the exhibition was voted in the top three attractions at the iconic yearly event. It has previously made stops in Montreal, Canada, and Vienna, Austria. For more information, visit www.chapelsistine.com.
ABOUT SBX GROUP
SBX is a sports, entertainment and lifestyle marketing agency. The full-service firm represents the careers of professional athletes and entertainment personalities, while also consulting for brands, and owning and operating event properties.
ABOUT SEE GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT
The SEE™ Family of Companies represents the finest in themed entertainment. Working with major Hollywood studios, record companies, sports franchises and legendary individuals, SEE has become the one source for truly great, immersive entertainment. SEE is led by President Martin Biallas, a Hollywood veteran of 30 years. For more info, please visit: www.seeglobalentertainment.com and www.martinbiallas.com.
ABOUT OAKBROOK CENTER
The Oakbrook Center, owned and operated by Brookfield Properties, is a premier shopping destination in Chicago's western suburbs. A spectacular outdoor mall located near I-88 in Oak Brook, Illinois – less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago. The mall has an expansive selection of department stores, specialty stores, and an abundance of one-of-a-kind dining and entertainment experiences.
Fever is the leading global entertainment discovery platform. Fever has revolutionized the world of entertainment since 2015, inspiring over 40 million people every month to discover the best experiences in their cities. Fever empowers event organizers to create amazing experiences, with successful examples such as the “Candlelight Concert Series” attended by over 1 million guests, the Los Angeles based “Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience”, or the “Mad Hatter G&T Party” in multiple cities across the US. Through the use of its technology, Fever works alongside organisers, promoters and brands to create unique and original experiences. Fever is currently present in more than 50 cities, with offices in London, New York, Hollywood, Paris, Madrid and Barcelona.