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Renaissance Engineers in North Africa

Machines merveilleuses. De Léonard de Vinci à la technologie d’aujourd’hui


20 October 2010 – 10 January 2011: Tunis, La Cité des Sciences
16 May - 30 June 2011: Rabat, Bibliothèque Nationale du Royaume du Maroc
October 2011: Algiers, Palais de la Culture
March 2012: Tripoli


Machines merveilleuses (Mechanical Marvels: From Leonardo da Vinci up to Today’s Technology) is a re-edition of the Renaissance Engineers exhibition projected to tour North Africa. The shows in Tunis, Rabat, Algiers and Tripoli display the whole section devoted to Da Vinci, together with a part on contemporary high technology conceived by Finmeccanica. “Leonardo’s Automobile” is exhibited as well. Machines merveilleuses is promoted by the Museo Galileo, Finmeccanica and the Italian Cultural Institutes of Tunis, Algiers and Rabat.