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14th at 12PM

Have you ever wondered 'Who's Banksy?' Discover everything about the mysterious artist now! Have you ever wondered 'Who's Banksy?' Discover everything about the mysterious artist now!

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Who's Banksy? Clues about the mysterious artist!

Slippery, provocative, mysterious.... Banksy, the British artist whose identity is still unknown, is considered one of the main contemporary street art icons. His art, many times satirical, address universal issues such as politics, culture or ethics. In the center of Manhattan, an "unauthorized" Banksy’s exhibition, dedicated to the enigmatic artist, lets visitors dive into the controversial artistic universe of the most influential creator of present time

Banksy Was Here: The Exhibition in Philadelphia

80 genuine & authenticated artworks

The exhibition will include over 80 original works, sculptures, installations, videos and photos including the now classics of the artist (presumed to be British), like the essential 'Girl with Balloon', similar to the one destroyed by the artist at the auctioneer Sotheby's in London, his portrait of Lenin, the 'Fallen Angels' smokers cigarette or his explosive 'Monkey Detonator'. These pieces come from private collections and - with the collaboration of Lilley Fine Art / Contemporary Art Gallery - will be exhibited in Philadelphia for the first time!

Banksy Was Here: The Exhibition in Philadelphia

A multisensory artistic installation & VR experience

For the very first time, the public will be able to discover the works of Banksy in their natural habitat, as if they were truly there, thanks to the magic of technology. An impressive multimedia installation, created especially for this exhibition, will welcome visitors, revealing clues of the mystery artist and highlighting his most important pieces - framing his unusual career wrapped in controversy. In addition, enjoy at the end of the exhibition a virtual reality experience through the artist’s career, created especially for this event.

Banksy Was Here: The Exhibition in Philadelphia

BANKSY EXHIBIT REVIEWS

What people think about our Banksy Was Here : The Exhibition in Philadelphia

4.7 out of 5 stars

  • Paul F.

    “If you are in NYC, GO. This was a great experience and a pleasure to walk through. You can get up close to see the real world of Banksy. The VR experience was a very cool addition to the show..”

  • Alexandre B.

    “Loved Banksy art work, presentation was great as well. Went there with my kids, they enjoyed it as well. Highly recommended.”

  • Loretta S.

    “Definitely genius. The audio tour you access through a phone is great. It gives so much back ground about each piece. Bring ear buds and make sure your phone is charged. Planning on going again!”

  • Wayne T.

    “Amazing show. If you are a street art fan this is the show of the year. A ton of work and it's not just on the wall with a tag card. Really enjoyed the Immersive 4 walled video. Watched it a couple of times and just kept turning around to catch as much as possible. Also the VR experience was very cool. tons to experience. Overall I was totally satisfied and have been considering going back to see it again.”

  • Paula W.

    “Great experience. The composite video of much of Bansky's work, bringing separate pieces together, was immersive and wonderful!”

  • Shirley D.

    “If, you're a Banksy follower you're going to love this show! Would pay to see it again❤”

  • Denice R.

    “The exhibit was fantastic! covid protocol was excellent.”

  • Ellery

    “I’ve been a Banksy fan since the early 2000s and have waited YEARS to go to one of his exhibits!! I was NOT let down! It was amazing to see so many of his early original pieces! Only bummer was NO gift shop!! I SO badly wanted to “Exit through the Gift Shop” but one didn’t exist!! I highly recommend checking it out especially if you’re a fan of his work!”

  • Rob F.

    “This is a fabulous exhibit. The audio component (which you access through your phone, so bring your earphones) is really well done and informative. The VR is well worth the additional $5 — was very cool!”

BANKSY EXHIBIT REVIEWS
  1. Practical Info

    Date: From October 15th, 2022 until January 31st, 2023
  2. Opening hours:
    • Monday, Thursday and Sunday : 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    • Friday, Saturday and Holidays : 10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
  3. Duration: The visit lasts approximately 60 to 80 minutes
  4. Location: Fashion District Philadelphia
  5. Age requirement: All ages!
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Location

Fashion District Philadelphia (Venue is located inside the Fashion District Mall, across from Levi’s and above Sephora. Enter the mall at 9th and Market, go up the escalator, and turn left.)

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Gallery

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  • Riot Police with smiley face emoji - Banksy: Genius or Vandal Exhibition
  • Recreation of the Artist Banksy in his studio - Banksy: Genius or Vandal Exhibition
  • Banksy's work of art included in Banksy: Genius or Vandal Exhibition
  • Girl hugging a missile - Work of Art included in Banksy: Genius or Vandal Exhibition
  • Work of Art with one of the Banksy's rats included in Banksy: Genius or Vandal Exhibition
  • Work of Art Genius or Vandal made by Banksy
  • Work of Art included in Banksy: Genius or Vandal Exhibition
  • Monkey detonator - Work of Art included in Banksy: Genius or Vandal Exhibition

Organizers

Exhibition Hub

Exhibition Hub has a proven track-record producing more than 70 exhibitions and immersive edutainment experiences around the world, reaching more than 6 million visitors. Exhibition Hub delivers edutainment experiences to wide audiences and adapts its productions to the venue, each time creating an original experience.

They offer a spectacular 360° video, light and music experience and a one of a kind virtual reality experience which complements the immersive experience.

Exhibition Hub organizer

Fever

Fever is the leading global entertainment discovery platform, helping over 40 million people every month to discover the best experiences in their cities. Through its platform, Fever inspires users to enjoy the best local experiences, from gigs to theatre, live music, immersive experiences, and pop-ups, while empowering event organizers to create new original content.

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