Vegas Buzz: Venetian to Host da Vinci Exhibit

This sounds like a great way to take a break from gaming in Las Vegas: Beginning June 15, Imagine Exhibitions will present "Da Vinci – The Genius," an interactive exploration of Leonardo da Vinci’s work, for a limited engagement at The Venetian

The interactive experience will immerse guests in da Vinci’s work through full-scale interpretations of the mastermind’s inventions and exhibits of his iconic art. Guests can look over more than 200 unique pieces including 75 life-size machine inventions, three-dimensional renderings of da Vinci’s most notable Renaissance works and an in-depth analysis of his most famous piece, “Mona Lisa.” Visitors will be able to push, pull, crank and interact with many of these exhibits for a hands-on understanding of the scientific principles behind them. 

Cool touch: All of the inventions in the exhibit were crafted by Italian artisans, many using the same techniques and materials from the Renaissance period. Scouring more than 6,000 pages from da Vinci’s personal codices (notebooks), the Artisans deciphered hidden clues, intentional mistakes and mirror-image writing that da Vinci employed to keep his works top secret.

Tickets for "Da Vinci – The Genius" will be available for purchase at The Venetian box office and venetian.com.

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