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Multi-sensory digital art gallery THE LUME Melbourne opens with Van Gogh experience, announces Lume Yoga

READY. SET. GOGH. The Lume is now open!

Why tiptoe through silent galleries to view masterpieces from afar when you can be immersed in the world of the artist instead? That is the question posed by the incredible multi-sensory digital art gallery THE LUME Melbourne, which has just opened with its inaugural experience, Van Gogh.


Australia’s first permanently housed digital art gallery, The Lume, has officially opened its doors in Melbourne. The inaugural experience is an epic adventure into the life and works of Vincent van Gogh.  

You’ve surely seen Van Gogh’s art before, from The Starry Night to his Self Portraits to Sunflowers and The Night Cafe, his works are some of the most instantly recognisable and celebrated in history. 

But we are certain you’ve never experienced Van Gogh’s works like this.

The Lume announces morning yoga sessions

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In partnership with Happy Melon Studios, THE LUME Melbourne is inviting guests to fully immerse themselves in a unique yoga class surrounded by motion-designed digital artworks.

Stretch your limbs and realign mind, body, and spirit while surrounded by new, never-before-seen themes, including hypnotic oceans, calming rainforests and the awe-inspiring Himalaya. Designed to immerse yogis into calmness and tranquility, the serene settings are accompanied by an inspiring musical score and THE LUME’s signature perfume to ignite every single sense.

Sessions take place on Wednesday mornings between 7.30am-8.30am, and all you’ll need to bring along is a water bottle and a yoga mat.

For more information on The Lume’s yoga sessions and to book your ticket, head here.

The Lume Melbourne Yoga Sessions

Ready to delight each of your senses, for their first exhibition The LUME Melbourne brings to life Van Gogh’s incredible works as epic-scale masterpieces woven together with stunning musical soundscapes, evocative aromas, and perfectly curated food and beverage offerings. 

We told you this wasn’t any ordinary art exhibition. 

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A reimagining of 3,000 paintings, sketches, letters and archive photos burst to life as part of the extraordinary multisensory experience.

Projecting huge scale versions of Van Gogh’s works onto walls, columns, and floors, not a single brushstroke of his vibrant masterpieces will be missed as you become part of his collection, viewing each piece from new and unique perspectives.

Step inside Van Gogh’s famous Bedroom in Arles or be surrounded by his shimmering Starry Night while indulging in the flavours of 19th century France at the reimagined Café Terrace 1888. 

And here, there is no need for quiet. From the moment you enter, a powerful and vibrant symphony of light, colour, captivating imagery, stirring soundscapes, and evocative aromas take you out of your world and immerses you in the Dutch master’s – from the Netherlands to Paris, Arles, Saint Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise, there is no limit on where this journey can take you.

The gallery also includes a dedicated mirror infinity room packed with sunflowers and a life-size recreation of Van Gogh’s famous Bedroom in Arles for selfie enthusiasts.

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Transforming Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) – nestled in the heart of Melbourne along the bustling South Wharf precinct – Australia’s first permanent digital art gallery THE LUME Melbourne – in all its 3,000 square metre, 11 metre high glory – will transport you inside the the worlds of history’s most beloved artists. 

The LUME Melbourne’s inaugural experience, the multi-sensory Vincent Van Gogh exhibition, is now open at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Tickets are on sale now via