Haley’s Comet at AREA15, Photo by Peter Ruprecht
Gallerie 360 – A fully immersive audio and visual experience featuring world-renowned digital artists inside The Portal, AREA15’s 360-degree, 3D projection-mapped room.
Haley’s Comet – Hang gliding meets free falling on the first indoor, electric dual-track suspension ride in the United States. Taking thrill seekers for an exhilarating, bird’s-eye view of the unique art in The SPINE, this glider-ride positions two riders against one another in a race to the finish, reaching eight miles per hour.
Sanctuary (Elora Hardy of Ibuku Design Studio) – Made from bamboo that’s been carefully selected from the islands of Bali and Java, Sanctuary offers a tranquil place to gather, rest and reflect. Taking its inspiration from the conical shape of a volcano, this earthy, airy dome is made from all-natural materials, acting as a living organism complete with lush plant life. Sanctuary is also available for private event bookings.
Shogyo Mujo (Bart Kresa Studio and Joshua Harker) – Welcoming guests as they enter the portal into AREA15, Shogyo Mujo is an interactive, 12-foot tall skull covered in 3D projection mapping and synched to music. It ventures into the fourth dimension, that of time, to give each guest a unique different experience based on where, when, and how they view the piece.
The SPINE – The backbone tying everything together, The SPINE provides an ever-changing corridor filled with one-of-a-kind art installations, engaging brand activations, unique commerce and inspiring food and beverage offerings.
Valyrian Steel (Henry Chang Design) – Located in the heart of The SPINE, Valyrian Steel is a kinetic art car that is part Mad Max, part Mars Rover.
Emack & Bolios – Boston-based Emack & Bolios makes its west coast debut at AREA15, serving ice cream, yogurt, homemade fudge and chocolate, micro-brewed sodas, vegan selections, and more.
Rocket Fizz – A new twist on an old-fashioned soda pop and candy shop, Rocket Fizz offers a line of saltwater taffy that comes in tempting flavors such as Banana Split, Chocolate Malt, and Strawberry Cheesecake. Swing by this sweet spot that will rock the sweets-lover’s world.
Wild Muse Boutique – A unique retail bazaar inside The SPINE, Wild Muse Boutique features one-of-a-kind, handcrafted, sustainable apparel, accessories, art, and eco-friendly health and wellness products from both local and global.