Art Immortal is a Halloween experience at the Beaumont Studios in Vancouver. The attraction features several escape rooms with an artificial intelligence twist.
The venue was going to be open to the public during the Halloween season on select dates between October 13th and the 31st in 2022. That being said, its start date got postponed until October 20th due to the impact of COVID. On that date, however, organizers of the event announced that the Halloween attraction would be postponed completely until 2023.
POSTPONED UNTIL 2023!
As mentioned above, Art Immortal has been cancelled for 2022. Hopefully it will be back next year. People who have already purchased tickets will receive a full refund.
To learn more about the event and its cancellation see the Beaumont Studios website.
Note: Although Art Immortal has been cancelled, there is another event at the venue on Saturday, October 29th. It’s the Cyborg Ball which is a sci-fi Halloween dance party of the future.
Art Immortal at Vancouver’s Beaumont Studios
Hosted by The Beaumont Studios, Art Immortal is a Halloween-themed experience for adults only. It’s an interactive and live exhibition showcasing AiYa, an AI artist. The walk-through event is a journey through the mind of artificial intelligence in a venue decorated like a haunted house.
Guests traverse through multiple escape rooms packed with riddles and puzzles. There are various live performances to take in along the way as well. The experience is creepy and thought provoking. It provides a haunting perspective of what artificial intelligence may become in the future, and the dangers that we might face as a result.
Art Immortal is directed by Kat Single-Dain. She is also the artistic director of the Parade of Lost Souls (which is another awesome Vancouver event). The Art Immortal attraction was put together with the help of many local artists, designers, writers and other contributors. It’s a unique and immersive exhibition with fun and scary twists to enjoy in the days leading up to Halloween.
In total, the experience takes at least an hour to get through. Some people might need as many as 90 minutes or more to check out everything. There are also alcoholic beverages available to purchase during the event.
Where and When
Art Immortal is held at the Beaumont Studios in Vancouver. The venue’s address is 316 West 5th Avenue.
In 2022 the Halloween-themed experience was going to run on most Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the second half of October. It was also going to be open on Halloween Monday. In mid-October the start date got postponed a week and then on October 20th organizers announced that the attraction wouldn’t happen at all in 2022.
Had it gone ahead in 2022, hours of operation would have varied depending on the day. On Thursdays and Sundays the shows would have run from 6:00 to 11:00 pm. On Fridays, Saturdays and on Halloween day, the attraction would have remained open until midnight.
For tickets and full details about the attraction see the Beaumont Studios website.
Tickets to the Art Immortal experience are available online. There were entry timeslots every ten minutes on each day of the event. In 2022 all tickets included admission to the event and one free drink coupon. Listed below were ticket prices (including taxes and online fees) for this past year.
- General Admission – $45.42
- Discounted Sundays – $28.38
- Groups of Four – $158.97
All tickets were going to be non-refundable. However, tickets could be exchanged for a different day if done at least 24 hours in advance. Although initially not going to be refundable, because the event got cancelled, all ticket purchasers are eligible for a full refund.
For more information about the experience visit The Beaumont Studios website.
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