October 15, 2009
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Leonardo Da Vinci's Science, Technology, and Art
Thursday, November 5, 2009: 7:30PM
In conjunction with the Maryland Science Center’s Da Vinci – The Genius exhibition, Da Vinci expert and television host Jonathan Pevsner, will present “Leonardo Da Vinci’s Science, Technology and Art” on Thursday, November 5 at 7:30 pm at the of the Maryland Science Center.
“Leonardo Da Vinci’s Science, Technology and Art” will offer insight into
the genius of Leonardo Da Vinci and chronicle the life of a man whose ideas and life’s work has influenced generations of people. Dr. Pevsner is a faculty member in the Department of Neurology at Kennedy Krieger Institute. He has written and lectured extensively on Leonardo, and is a cast member of Discovery’s hit series “Doing Da Vinci.”
Da Vinci – The Genius at the Maryland Science Center features more than 65 of
Da Vinci’s inventions crafted from his personal codices (notebooks). Among the creations on display are visions for the glider, parachute, and precursors to modern helicopters, automobiles, and submarines. Many of the inventions have been crafted by using techniques and materials of 15th century Italy, with some built to scale.
Admission to Dr. Pevsner’s lecture is free to the public, but advance registration is required, for more information, or to register please call 410-545- 5980.
The Maryland Science Center is located at 601 Light Street at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. For information and tickets, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org or call the 24-Hour Information Line at 410-685-5225.
About the Maryland Science Center:
The Maryland Science Center in Baltimore is visited by more than 500,000 people each year. Popular exhibits include: Dinosaur Mysteries with full-size dinosaurs and interactive paleontology activities; a day in the life of the human body in Your Body: The Inside Story; and dozens of interactive experiments in Newton’s Alley. Other attractions include the Kids Room, the five-story St. John Properties IMAX Theater, and the world-famous Davis Planetarium.