BART, Leonardo, Metreon...Genius!
Imagine the brilliance of a single life that painted the most famous piece of art in the world, the Mona Lisa, invented the forerunner to the tank, camera, and automobile, engineered bridges and cities, and documented for the first time the intricacies of the human body.
"Da Vinci-An Exhibition of Genius" is a stunning, interactive, and experiential exhibition of Leonardo Da Vinci's incredible artistic and scientific work, and will enjoy its North American premiere now through December 31st at San Francisco's Metreon.
Receive $4 off admission when you present your BART ticket at the door! Limit one discounted ticket per BART ticket, good through December 31, 2007. Visit myBART.org for more details on this and other exclusive BART discounts. To get to the Metreon, take BART to the Powell Street Station, and exit at 4th Street. The Metreon is located at 101 4th Street in San Francisco.
Plan your trip using bart.gov's online QuickPlanner.
Da Vinci-An Exhibition of Genius tells the full story of Leonardo's genius as an inventor, artist, scientist, anatomist, engineer, architect and more. The culmination of 10 years' work by Italian artisans and a team of international experts have resulted in the assembly of over 150 items on display including interactive, life-size machines crafted from his codices, studies of his most famous renaissance art, sketches and 3D presentations illuminating the comprehensive genius of Da Vinci. Don't miss the most comprehensive traveling exhibition ever assembled on the greatest creative mind of the Italian Renaissance. An amazing experience for the whole family!
The exhibit is located on the first floor of the Metreon, and will be open Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri & Sat 10 a.m.-10 p.m. For more information, visit davincithegenius.com.