Think Like Leonardo!

Engage your brain like Leonardo.

Talk with experts in the sciences and arts about how the Codex is relevant to them to day, participate in hands-on activities and problem-solving challenges, sharpen your observation skills through drawing exercises. 

Activities Include:

  • Ask-the-Expert presenters in the areas of physics, engineering, astronomy, manuscripts, and water management hold conversations about their favorite page in the Codex Leicester, presented in collaboration with the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
  • “Renaissance” visitors in period dress
  • Hands-on activities, creativity challenges, water education, and storytelling in collaboration with  the University of Arizona Water Investigations Program, ASU Center for Science and the Imagination, Burton Barr Public Library, and Conrad Storad.
  • Drawing in the galleries 

Cost: The event is included with general admission and free for Museum Members.

Image Credit

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

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