Think Like Leonardo!
Encounter strolling “visitors” from the Renaissance in full Renaissance costume
The Water Investigations Program from the University of Arizona brings hands-on and demonstration activities to get you thinking about water in Arizona.
The Southwest Makerfest hosts hands-on activities and information about upcoming events in the Museum’s courtyard.
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Watch (and join!) students from Drawing/Painting classes at ASU as they draw in our galleries to demonstrate their powers of observation.
12:30 p.m. to 3:55 p.m.
Scholars associated with the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies present 15-minute observations about select pages in the Codex Leicester:
- 12:30 p.m. | Ian Moulton (ASU) on the relationship between art & science (sheet 7A)
- 1 p.m. | Russell TerBeek (ASU) on physics and the nature of light in the Codex (sheet 4A)
- 1:30 p.m. | Ian Moulton (ASU) on the relationship between art & science (sheet 7A)
- 2 p.m. | Russell TerBeek (ASU) on physics and the nature of light in the Codex (sheet 4A)
- 2:30 p.m. | Richard Poss (UA) on astronomy in Leonardo’s time (sheet 1A)
- 3 p.m. | Richard Poss (UA) on astronomy in Leonardo’s time (sheet 1A)
Conrad Storad, national-award winning author, showcases his process for creating exciting non-fiction books that blend science, nature and art, and reads from one of his latest publications!
Cost: The event is included with general admission and free for Museum Members.
Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519, Italian), Codex Leicester, c.1506-10 (detail of sheet 11A). Ink on paper. Each double sheet 11 ¾” x 17 5/8” Image Courtesy ©bgC3