Carnegie Science Center to host Da Vinci 500 weekend
When most people think of Leonardo Da Vinci, they imagine a great artist, the man who painted the famous “Mona Lisa” or “The Last Supper.”
But Da Vinci was a true renaissance man, an architect, inventor and scientist as well as an artist. Now, the Carnegie Science Center is planning to celebrate the enduring legacy of this multi-talented genius.
The Science Center will mark the 500th anniversary of Da Vinci’s death with a Da Vinci 500 Weekend May 2 through 5.
Live demonstrations are planned along with a new planetarium show, reflecting Da Vinci’s astronomical expertise, a community design project, and other activities highlighting his accomplishments in science, art, engineering, and anatomy.
Visitors will receive a free commemorative wooden coin featuring a design inspired by Da Vinci.
Paul Guggenheimer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Paul at 724-226-7706 or [email protected].