Ticket prices for SXSW are up 20% this year on the first-ever art exhibition to feature animals and other natural objects, with more than 600 exhibitors expected to line the festival grounds.
Art exhibition management company ArtsInSight announced Thursday that it had secured tickets for the 2017 Art Exhibition of the Year.
This year’s exhibition, which will showcase “art and technology in the field of the natural world,” is called “Nature’s Art Exhibition,” and is the first to feature the full range of wildlife species and ecosystems from around the world.
It’s a celebration of nature and the power of art to connect with our natural world.
“We are thrilled to announce the availability of the 2017 SXSW Art Exhibition tickets to all members of the SXSW community,” said Art InSight CEO and founder Michael Eisner.
“This is a momentous occasion for the Art inSight team, and our guests, and we are excited to help them get the best possible experience.
Art in Sight is proud to be supporting the 2018 SXSW Animal and Plant Festival.”
The event is scheduled to take place at the Texas Zoo from June 1-5.
The festival runs from June 4-10 and runs through June 24, 2018.
Tickets for the event, which are currently $1.49 each, will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning on Thursday, June 11 at 11 a.m.
PT through the ticket site.
The event is sold out.
Art in Sight said that it was able to secure ticket sales through a partnership with SXSW, which has been known to sell tickets to many of the world’s most powerful artists and institutions.
The SXSW Festival also has a new line-up of entertainment including the annual SXSW Music Festival and the upcoming SXSW Film Festival.
For more information on all of the events, visit sxsw.org/events