Think Like Leonardo!

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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 3:45 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. | Jaqueline Wernimont  (ASU) on Leonardo’s Thought Experiments (sheet 7B)
  • 1 p.m. | Thomas Willard (UA) on alchemy and science in the age of Leonardo (sheet 6A)
  • 1:30 p.m. | Albrecht Classen (UA) on Medieval to Modern Science and progress (sheet 8B)
  • 2 p.m. | Thomas Willard (UA) on alchemy and science in the age of Leonardo (sheet 6A)
  • 2:30 p.m. | Cynthia White (UA) on manuscript production and bookmaking (sheet 15)
  • 3 p.m. | Albrecht Classen (UA) on Medieval to Modern Science and progress (sheet 8B)
  • 3:30 p.m. | Cynthia White (UA) on manuscript production and bookmaking (sheet 15)

1:30pm

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.

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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