On the occasion of the exhibition Water as Microscope of Nature. Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester, the Museo Galileo offers two thematic workshops (in Italian).
“Leonardo arte e scienza” (Leonardo da Vinci. Art and Science Workshop)
Friday 16 November 2018, at 16.00
Friday 11 January 2019, at 16.00
The study of linear perspective, artistic techniques and practices are presented in this workshop using projections of Leonardo da Vinci’s sketches and diary notes. The workshop concludes with a handout to utilize when visiting the museum’s first floor.
“Magia e artifici del pittore” (Painters’ Magic and Artifices)
Friday 14 December 2018, at 16.00
Friday 25 January 2019, at 16.00
A special journey up to movie special effects. Colossal figures, deformed architectures and spectacular examples taken from Leonardo's drawings will illustrate, in a simple and amusing way, perspective geometry and its distortions.