Tickets

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This year’s Ars Electronica Festival will take place Sept. WED 4 – SUN 8, 2024 in Linz, Austria. The venues are POSTCITY, the Ars Electronica Center, Anton Bruckner Private University, Atelierhaus Salzamt, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, the Stadtwerkstatt (STWST), the JKU MED Campus, the St Mary’s Cathedral Linz and the University of Art and Design Linz.

In order to optimally prepare your visit and minimize waiting times, please book your FESTIVALPASS(+) and DAYPASS online in advance and exchange it for a badge at the POSTCITY INFO DESK. Your POSTCITY exhibition ticket (u19) purchased online will be exchanged for a wristband valid for the respective day. The cash desks are located at the INFO DESK in POSTCITY.


Festival Tickets
WE GUIDE YOU Tours
Event Tickets
Group Bookings
Discounts
Questions?


Festival Tickets

FESTIVALPASS+FESTIVALPASSDAYPASSPOSTCITY
Duration5 days5 days1 day1 day
Access to all festival locationsonly POSTCITY
Exhibitionsonly POSTCITY
Conferences
Performances1)1)1)
Workshops1)1)1)
Big Concert Night
Nightline
incl. LINZ AG LINIEN Ticket2)
WE GUIDE YOU Tour
Price€ 210,-€ 170,-€ 59,-€ 13,-
discounted*€ 135,-€ 110,-€ 39,-€ 11,-
u19€ 19,-€ 0,-
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1) Registration may be necessary
2) except Pöstlingbergbahn, LINZ AG LINIEN Ticket (in the core zone) is only valid during the festival

FESTIVALPASS+

€ 210,-

€ 135,- discounted*

The FESTIVALPASS+ gives you free access to all festival locations, exhibitions, conferences, performances and workshops. The FESTIVALPASS+ includes the Big Concert Night and the Nightline on FRI 6.9. The FESTIVALPASS+ is limited.

Note: Registration may be required for workshops and selected performances due to limited capacity. Please note the information in the program.

Participation in a guided tour in German or English as part of our WE GUIDE YOU program is not included in the price and can be booked online from August or, depending on availability, at the INFO DESK.

The FESTIVALPASS+ allows you to travel on all lines of LINZ AG LINIEN in the core zone (except Pöstlingbergbahn) for free during the period of WED 4.9. – SUN 8.9.2024. We would like to thank LINZ AG.

FESTIVALPASS

€ 170,-

€ 110,- discounted*
€ 19,- für u19

The FESTIVALPASS gives you free access to all festival locations, exhibitions, conferences, performances, workshops as well as the Nightline on FRI 6.9. The Big Concert Night is not included and can be purchased separately.

Please note: Due to limited capacity, registration may be required for workshops and selected performances. Please note the information in the program.

Participation in a guided tour in German or English as part of our WE GUIDE YOU program is not included in the price and can be booked online from August or, depending on availability, at the INFO DESK.

The FESTIVALPASS allows you to travel on all lines of LINZ AG LINIEN in the core zone (except Pöstlingbergbahn) for free during the period of WED 4.9. – SUN 8.9.2024. We would like to thank LINZ AG.

DAYPASS

€ 59,-

€ 39,- discounted*

The DAYPASS allows free access to all festival locations, exhibitions, conferences and workshops on the selected festival day. The Big Concert Night on FRI 6.9. is not included and can be purchased separately.

Please note: Due to limited capacity, registration may be required for workshops and selected performances. Please note the information in the program.

Participation in a guided tour in German or English as part of our WE GUIDE YOU program is not included in the price and can be booked online from August or, depending on availability, at the INFO DESK.

POSTCITY Exhibition Ticket

€ 13,-

€ 11,- discounted*
€ 0,- for u19

The POSTCITY exhibition ticket provides access to all exhibition areas in POSTCITY on the respective day, in particular to the ground floor and basement. The Big Concert Night, Nightline, workshops and conferences are not included. Admission for children and adolescents up to and including the age of 19 is free of charge (children and adolescents under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult).

Visitors of the Ars Electronica Center as well as visitors of POSTCITY receive reduced admission to the Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz on the same day, and vice versa.

Participation in a guided tour in German or English as part of our WE GUIDE YOU program is not included in the price and can be booked online from August or, depending on availability, at the INFO DESK.

POSTCITY
create your world

The create your world area as well as the exhibition areas on the upper floor of POSTCITY are accessible free of charge.


Foto: vog.photo

WE GUIDE YOU

To take part in a guided tour as part of our WE GUIDE YOU tour program in German or English, please book a ticket for the corresponding day and time online starting August. In case of high demand, slots will be published subsequently. Depending on availability, you can also purchase tickets at the INFO DESK in POSTCITY. Please arrive at meeting point of the respective location 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour. Tours are limited to a group size of 15 people per tour.

WE GUIDE YOU Spotlight Tour

€ 15,-

(€ 12,- discounted)*

or € 5,- surcharge

The WE GUIDE YOU surcharge is only valid in combination with a PASS or exhibition ticket! The price is per person, there are no discounts.

Duration: 1h / 1.5h

The popular Spotlight Tour offers an overview of various exhibitions at POSTCITY. We show you our selection of exciting projects, experiments and best practice examples at the interface of art, science and technology that deal with pressing contemporary issues.

WE GUIDE YOU Expert Tour

€ 15,-

(€ 12,- discounted)*

or € 5,- surcharge

The WE GUIDE YOU surcharge is only valid in combination with a PASS or exhibition ticket! The price is per person, there are no discounts.


Duration: 1h / 1.5h

Every day, artists, curators and partners offer guided tours. This gives you the opportunity to gain an in-depth insight into individual exhibitions, either in POSTCITY or in other locations in the city.


Jessiquoi (CH/AU), Photo: vog.photo

Event Tickets

Note: The FESTIVALPASS+ includes the ticket for the Big Concert Night and the Nightline on FR 6.9. The FESTIVALPASS includes the ticket for the Nightline on FR 6.9.

BIG CONCERT NIGHT

€ 53,-

(€ 37,- reduced)*

FRI Sept. 6, 2024, 19:30, POSTCITY

The Big Concert Night has been part of the festival since 2002 and is characterized by the juxtaposition of music from the 20th and 21st centuries and the encounter between acoustic instruments and digital media. This year, the Cello Octet Amsterdam and visual artist Nick Verstand invite you to an unusual Big Concert Night in the POSTCITY train hall. Eight musicians and eight robots stand on stage to form a ‘robotic cocoon’. In the second part of the evening, the Cello Octet Amsterdam will perform together with pianist Maki Namekawa.

Tickets are available online starting mid July. Please note: Tickets for the Big Concert Night are limited.

NIGHTLINE

€ 15,-

(€ 10,- reduced)*

FRI Sept. 6, 2024, 22:00, POSTCITY

Every year, the festival invites you to dance and party on Friday night with experimental and special music acts. After a three-year break due to the pandemic, the Nightline took place again in 2023 and this year there will once again be the opportunity to dance the night away at this special event.

Tickets are available online, at the INFO DESK from WED 4.9., as well as at the box office on FRI 6.9. in the evening.

BRNO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

€ 53,-

(€ 37,- reduced)*

SUN Sept. 8, 2024, 16:00, POSTCITY

On the Sunday of the festival, Dennis Russell Davies and his Brno Philharmonic Orchestra – with Philip Glass’ M-Concerto and Maki Namekawa as soloist – will conclude the Ars Electronica Festival 2024 in the POSTCITY train hall.

Tickets are available online from the mid July and are limited. Please note: FESTIVALPASS(+) holders have access to the concert and require separate registration! Further information will follow.


Foto: tom mesic

Group Bookings

We offer discounted rates for groups of 20 or more.
Please email tickets@ars.electronica.art for details.

Note: Please bring your discount authorization with you. 


Discounts
2024 Ars Electronica Festival

Discounts cannot be combined and are only valid in conjunction with a current proof of identity.

Every visitor with an Ars Electronica Center ticket receives reduced admission to POSTCITY on the same day and vice versa. AEC annual pass holders also receive reduced admission to POSTCITY.

Visitors to the Ars Electronica Center and visitors to POSTCITY receive reduced admission to the Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz on the same day, and vice versa.

Free admission for holders of the ‘Hunger for Art and Culture’ cultural pass (1 ticket per person). Ticket will be issued on site.

Free admission for the accompanying person of people with assistance needs. Ticket will be issued on site.


Questions?

Please note our FAQ page

If you have any further questions about your visit, please send us a message to tickets@ars.electronica.art or call us on +43 (0) 699 1778 1609. We are available by phone MON-FRI 10:00-15:00.