“Leonardo da Vinci, An Inquisitive Man: Technologist, Scientist and Artist”

A celebration for the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci will hosted by the Italian Embassy in Berlin

March 14th, 2019
Federica Caliò, News from Berlin
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The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) and the Italian Embassy in Berlin will organize a one-day celebration, on Wednesday 10th of April, to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, considered the Renaissance man par excellence.

The first part of the event will be hosted from 2pm by the Max Planck Institute (Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin), where numerous world experts will present the different facets of Leonardo’s curiosity, spanning from technology to science and to art.

This initiative is part of the Italian calendar of celebration, which counts more than 150 events, planned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

The event will be attended by Herman Parzinger, President of the Prussian Heritage Foundation, Paolo Galluzzi, director of the Galileo’s Museum in Florence, and many others.

The celebration will continue in the Italian Embassy (Hiroshimastraße 1, 10785) from 6.30 pm followed by a dinner reception.

Registration is required.


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