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Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester and the Creative Mind

January 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 8 hour(s), the last of which will begin on January 17, 2016
| Free - $18

Times: Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm

The Codex Leicester, a 500-year-old notebook from inventor, scientist and artist Leonardo da Vinci, is composed of 36 folios, each written on the front and back and illustrated with sketches of the topics Leonardo is discussing. It is the only manuscript by da Vinci in North America. The notes, written in his distinctive mirror writing, provide a glimpse into the artists scientific mind, revealing his intellectual curiosity and observations on nature. The Codex Leicester focuses on his thoughts and beliefs about water, astronomy, light and mechanics. Ticket price includes admission to The Worlds of M. C. Escher: Nature, Science and Imagination exhibit. 

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January 17, 2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free - $18
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