LEONARDO DA VINCI PARADE
19th July 2018 – 13th October 2019 – “Museo Scienza e Tecnica”
The temporary exhibition “Leonardo Da Vinci Parade” – curated and developed by the Museum – comprises a large selection of fascinating models built in the 1950s through the interpretation of Leonardesque drawings and frescoes by sixteenth century Lombard artists, granted for storage in 1952 by the Pinacoteca di Brera. The exhibition is an unusual combination of art and science in an unprecedented show which touches Da Vinci’s numerous fields of interest and study through the worldwide renown historic collection of the Museum.
“Leonardo Da Vinci Parade” is the first initiative – both at national and international level – created in the frame of the celebrations for the 500 years from Leonardo da Vinci’s death (1519-2019) in the program of events “Milan and the inheritance of Leonardo 1519-2019”, presented by the Comune di Milano.
The Mysteries of the “Codex Atlanticus”. Leonardo da Vinci at the Ambrosiana Library – exhibition from 18th December 2018 till 17th March 2019
To mark the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death, the Ambrosiana Library in Milan will showcase its holdings of Leonardo’s works, which are among the most important in the world, as well as of the artists in his circle, with four exhibitions with an outstanding scholarly profile. The exhibition will present a total of 46 sheets, chosen from among the most famous and important of the “Codex Atlanticus”, the true Leonardo treasure at the Ambrosiana, retracing the career of the artist almost from beginning to end, from his early years in Florentine until his last years in France in the service of King Francis I.