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What is The V Word Experience?

The V Word Experience is a cause-driven pop-up art installation taking place in Chicago from March 15-April 28.

Who are the creators of The V Word Experience?

Vera Creative, Inc., a full-service creative marketing agency, powers The V Word Experience. Vera was established in 2008 and has offices in Chicago and Orlando.

What does the ‘V’ in The V Word Experience stand for?

It’s an abstract concept centered on sharing your voice. Our V Words are the causes that are important to us. Your V Words are the causes that are important to you.

What days/times are The V Word Experience open?

The V Word Experience is open to the public on Thursday and Friday from 3:00p-9:30p and on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30a-9:30p.

Are tickets refundable?

Tickets purchased for The V Word Experience are not refundable, but can be transferred to another available date and time slot for the duration of the pop-up gallery. Email to transfer your ticket to another date and time.

What can I expect from The V Word Experience?

The V Word Experience is organized into six, Instagram-worthy, theme-based rooms centered on social issues including women empowerment, justice and equality, diversity and immigration, human trafficking, violence, and green/sustainability. Upon entering, you will take a self-paced tour of the gallery that features original works of art designed by local artists. Within each room, you’ll also find fast facts related to the cause that inspired the work of art.

The V Word Experience also has an on-site store that features merchandise designed by local talent.

How long should I plan to be at The V Word Experience?

You should plan for at least 30 minutes to thoroughly explore all of the elements of The V Word Experience.

Can I re-enter the gallery after leaving?

Once you depart from the gallery, there is no re-entry without ticket purchase.

What happens if I’m late for my scheduled time slot?

If the gallery is not currently at capacity, you will be granted entry upon arrival. If the gallery is full, you will be asked to wait until the next available time slot.

Are cameras allowed inside of The V Word Experience?

Yes! The V Word Experience is an Instagram-worthy gallery. We welcome guests to take professional and phone images/videos to share on social media.

Is The V Word Experience on social media?

Connect with us on Facebook and Instagram, @TheVWordExperience. Join our community by using the hashtag, #TheVWordPopUp.

Is there a waiting area at The V Word Experience?

There is limited space for congregating at The V Word Experience. Please plan accordingly.

Are there lockers to store my belongings at The V Word Experience?

There are no lockers to store your personal belongings at The V Word Experience, so pack accordingly. Complimentary coat check is available.

How is parking around The V Word Experience?

There is metered parking on Halsted St., directly in front of the venue and across the street. The venue is also accessible by public transportation.

Can I bring food and beverages with me to The V Word Experience

Outside food and beverages are not allowed inside of the gallery. There is also no food and beverages available for purchase on-site.

How do the donations to not-for-profit partners work?

When you enter the ticket portal, you will be prompted to select one of six community partners to make a donation. Ten percent of your ticket cost will be donated to the organization that you select. The donation is already factored into the ticket cost; it is not an additional charge.

Do I have to select a not-for-profit partner to donate?

Due to the cause-driven mission of The V Word Experience, donations to our partners are a foundational element of the experience. You must select an organization during the ticket purchasing process to advance through the steps in the ticket portal.

Are there student rates available?

Special rates are available for students in Kindergarten through Undergrad. Please contact for more information and to request a student discount code.

Are there group rates available?

Special rates are available for groups of 10 or more. Please contact for more information.

Is there a cost for children to attend The V Word Experience?

Children ages 5 and under will be admitted to The V Word Experience at no cost.