If you’re looking for gambling free things to do in Las Vegas, the new da Vinci exhibition at The Venetian hotel is just the ticket. For a limited time only, da Vinci – The Genius will showcase more than 200 unique pieces in a hands on exhibition designed to celebrate the most iconic works of the celebrated artist.
The first exhibit to reside at the Imagine Exhibitions Gallery in The Venetian hotel, the show was created by a team of da Vinci experts from Italy and France. It demonstrates the full scope of Leonardo da Vinci’s remarkable genius as an inventor, artist, anatomist, sculptor, engineer, musician and architect with 13 themed areas of work. It takes visitors inside the mind of the man who laid the groundwork for some of modern society’s most noteworthy inventions, including the helicopter, airplane, automobile, submarine, parachute and bicycle.
The exhibition includes 75 life-size machine inventions, three-dimensional renderings of da Vinci’s most notable Renaissance works and an eye-opening, in-depth analysis of his most famous piece, “Mona Lisa.”. Tom Zaller, president of Imagine Exhibitions said, “Da Vinci – The Genius offers visitors of all ages and backgrounds an entertaining, educational and enlightening experience, whether they are art and history aficionados or seeing da Vinci’s work for the first time.”
The exhibits included in the show were brought to live by a skilled team of Italian artisans. In order to really get inside the mind of the artist, they used many of the same Renaissance techniques and studied more than 6000 pages of musings from da Vinci’s personal notebooks. Within these tomes they encountered hidden clues, intentional mistakes and mirror-image writing – all techniques used by the artist to keep his creative techniques secret.
Ticket Prices: adult ($25), senior/military ($23), Nevada residents ($20), children 12 and under ($18). Open daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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