Tickets

Tickets for the 2017 Ars Electronica Festival can be booked here or reserved via tickets@aec.at or phone +43 699 1778 1592 (MON-FRI 10 AM-4 PM). Group tickets (over 5 tickets) can only be ordered via tickets@aec.at. In addition to Festival Passes, Ars Electronica offers One-Day-Passes, tickets to individual events (symposia, forums and concerts) and WE GUIDE YOU-Tours. Under certain conditions, these tickets can be purchased at a discount price. There is no limitation of Festival Passes.

Free entry to the general exhibition areas of the first floor POSTCITY and u19 CREATE YOUR WORLD. To gain access to conferences, themed exhibitions, evening events, concerts, and selected performances a valid ticket (One-Day-Pass, Festival Pass or individual ticket) is required.

Festival Pass

The Festival Pass gives you access to all events including conferences and panels, entry to the POSTCITY, Ars Electronica Center, LENTOS art museum, as well as to the OK at OÖ Kulturquartier. The Festival Pass includes one voucher for a WE GUIDE YOU POSTCITY Tour. Registration at the WE GUIDE YOU Desk at POSTCITY is obligatory.

Regular price

140

THU Sep 7 - MON Sep 11, 2017Buy ticket

Discount price

95

THU Sep 7 - MON Sep 11, 2017Buy ticket

under 19 years

18

THU Sep 7 - MON Sep 11, 2017Buy ticket

One-Day-Pass

The One-Day-Pass gives you access on the respective day to all events including conferences and panels, entry to the POSTCITY, Ars Electronica Center, LENTOS art museum, as well as to the OK at OÖ Kulturquartier. The One-Day-Pass includes one voucher for a WE GUIDE YOU POSTCITY Tour. Registration at the WE GUIDE YOU Desk at POSTCITY is obligatory.

THU Sep 7

29

discount price: € 19Buy ticket

FRI Sep 8

49

discount price: € 34Buy ticket

SAT Sep 9

49

discount price: € 34Buy ticket

SUN Sep 10

49

discount price: € 34Buy ticket

MON Sep 11

29

discount price: € 19Buy ticket

POSTCITY Light Ticket

The POSTCITY Light Ticket gives you access on the respective day to all exhibition areas, in particular to the ground floor and basement. Conferences and evening events are not included. These tickets are available from September 7 to 11, 2017 (10 AM – 7 PM) at the ticket counter in the POSTCITY.

Day ticket

9

discount price: € 7

Event Tickets

Tickets for the „POSTCITY Nightline“ and the „Big Concert Night“ can be pre-purchased online and are available at the ticket counter in the POSTCITY. Tickets for „20 Etudes for 20 Etudes“ are available from Sep 7 to 11, 2017 (10 AM – 07 PM) at the ticket counter in the POSTCITY.

POSTCITY Nightline

15

discount price: € 9Buy ticket

POSTCITY, Ground Floor
FRI Sept. 8, 2017, 8 PM

Big Concert Night*

39

discount price: € 24Buy ticket

POSTCITY, Ground Floor
SUN Sept. 10, 2017, 8 PM

20 Etudes for 20 Etudes

19

discount price: € 12POSTCITY, Ground Floor
MON Sept. 11, 2017, 7:30 PM

* Big Concert Night: Free admission for holders of a day or festival pass. Due to limited capacity a registration at the info desk is absolutely necessary and can be made from Sep 7 – 10, 2017 (1 PM) – first come, first served! Once you have registered, you will be handed over a voucher which will be checked, together with your day or festival pass, at the entrance to the train hall.

Symposia POSTCITY / Prix Forums

The Symposia program provides audiences a platform to gain further insight into the festival themes of “ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE – The Other I”. Here, both leading and emerging experts from across the globe explore concepts, discuss technical challenges and provide academic findings into past, present and future developments in their research fields. The Prix Ars Electronica Forums are dedicated to the prizewinners of the Prix Ars Electronica 2017, who will personally talk about their work, motives and motivations with the jury members. These tickets are available from September 7 to 11, 2017 (10 AM – 7 PM) at the ticket counter in the POSTCITY.

Opening Symposium: How Cultures Shape Technology

24

discount price: € 19POSTCITY, Lecture Stage
THU Sept. 7, 2017, 3 PM – 4.30 PM

Symposium: AI – The Other I / Panel 1

24

discount price: € 19POSTCITY, Conference Stage
FRI Sept. 8, 2017, 10 AM

Symposium: AI – The Other I / Panel 2

24

discount price: € 19POSTCITY, Conference Stage
FRI Sept. 8, 2017, 2.30 PM

Symposium: The Practice of Art & Science

24

discount price: € 19POSTCITY, Conference Stage
SUN Sept. 10, 2017, 10 AM – 6 PM

Prix Forum I:
Computer Animation / Film / VFX

24

discount price: € 19CENTRAL Linz
FRI Sept. 8, 2017, 1 PM – 2.45 PM

Prix Forum II:Digital Musics & Sound Art

24

discount price: € 19Ursulinensaal, OÖ Kulturquartier
SAT Sept. 9, 2017, 10 AM – 11.30 AM

Prix Forum III:
Hybrid Art

24

discount price: € 19Ursulinensaal, OÖ Kulturquartier
SAT Sept. 9, 2017, 11.45 AM – 1.15 PM

Future in a Nutshell

24

discount price: € 19MON Sept. 11, 2017, 10:00 AM-4 PM
POSTCITY, Conference Stage

Discount

  • Pupils, apprentices, students (under 26), senior citizens (65+)
  • People with disabilities including one personal assistant
  • People serving civilian service or military service
  • Holders of Aktivpass, 4youCard, Linz Kulturcard 365, European Youth Card, OÖNcard
  • Holders of IKEA FAMILY Card (IKEA Austria)
  • Members of Ö1 Club, Presse Club, Alumniverein Forum-Kunstuni Linz
  • Children and teenagers under the age of 19 (born September 1998)
  • Free entry for children under the age of 6
  • Free entry for holders of Kulturpass „Hunger auf Kunst und Kultur“

Important notes

  • The ticket counter, info desk, accreditation desk as well as the WE GUIDE YOU desk of this year’s festival are located in the POSTCITY.
  • Either buy tickets or pick up your pre-paid tickets from September 7 to 11 between 10am – 07pm at the ticket counter in the POSTCITY.
  • WE GUIDE YOU registrations can be exclusively received at the WE GUIDE YOU desk (subject to availability)
  • For some events you have to register – please check our website for further information
  • Holders of festival passes are entitled to use all means of public transport of the Linz AG from September 7 to 11, 2017 for free (except the Pöstlingbergbahn). This only applies to purchased festival passes. Our sincere thanks to Linz AG.

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to book/buy a ticket online?

No! You can buy your ticket directly at the ticket counter in the POSTCITY.

Which ticket do I need?

  • The Festivalpass includes entry to all events and locations from September 7 to 11, 2017.
  • The One-Day-Pass includes entry to all events and locations on the respective day.
  • All events can be booked singularly.

Where do I get my prepaid or pre-booked ticket?

Tickets are available at the ticket counter. Payment cash or via debit card or credit card (VISA, MasterCard).

Which desk do I go to first?

  • If you want to buy or pick up a ticket, please turn to the ticket counter– check opening hours.
  • If you need informationon the Ars Electronica Festival, the staff at the info desk is happy to help.
  • To register for a WE GUIDE YOU-Tour, please go to the WE GUIDE YOU desk.
  • Free tickets(lottery, co-workers, sponsors, etc.) can be picked up at the accreditation desk.
  • Press memberscan get their accreditation at the press corner.

Is there a limitation of visitors on events, performances or tickets?

There is no limit for Festivalpasses. For certain events or performances registration might be necessary – please check on our webpage if your desired event or performance needs a registration.

I want to return my ticket or I have lost it!

From September 7, 2017 onwards, we do not take back Festivalpasses. One-Day-Passes can be returned until the day prior to their validity. Ars Electronica is not responsible for the loss of your passes. We do not offer refund, substitution or a new ticket for free. Please make sure that your Pass is attached to your clothes securely to prevent losing it.

Further information for tickets

For further information or questions left, please contact tickets@aec.at or Tel. +43 699 1778 1592 (MON-FRI 10 AM-4 PM)