Leonardo da Vinci. The first science of science

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From 13 March to 30 June 2019


On the occasion of the five hundred years since the death of Leonardo da Vinci there will be numerous exhibitions, events and appointments throughout Italy to celebrate one of the greatest geniuses of. In Rome at Scuderie del Quirinale, in collaboration with the Venerable Ambrosiana Library and the National Museum of Science and Technology in Milan, from which the curator Claudio Giorgione, It was inaugurated the exhibition that traces the technological and scientific field in which he worked Leonardo.

Show Leonardo da Vinci at the Scuderie del Quirinale
Show Leonardo da Vinci
"The first Science of Science"


The Exhibition Roman explores this aspect.

Take on the years between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries in which Leonardo's inventions are investigated through a comparison with the history of engineering and scientific and technological culture. Locate also the contacts and links with his contemporaries, offering a complete vision of his figure often shown as isolated genius. The presence of ten sheets of Codex Atlanticus, important collection of Leonardo's drawings, compared with manuscripts of humanists and engineers Renaissance, printed books that reconstruct his library and his interests, show a man immersed in his time.


The original of the extraordinary Treaty of civil and military architecture of Francesco di Giorgio Martini This is the only text that belonged to Leonardo, where you can see in the margin 12 notes autographs.


over 200 works that accompany the visitor between the different sections in the exploration of the issues addressed by the genius of Vinci in technical and humanities: machines for large construction sites, the art of war with its innovations, development ideas in the areas of labor and production, imagination and dream with fantastic machines such as those for flight, reflections on the ideal city and the study of water ways. To report an original door of the San Marco Basin, realized by sketches of Leonardo, used continuously since the beginning of the sixteenth century until the early twentieth century, restored, that after more than half a century back on public display.


The exhibition is a careful reflection on a artist scientist, of man of his time that speaks to our time. His desire for knowledge, its ability to direct observation of natural phenomena that anticipates the empirical method, the ability to fuse art and science, in such a time as our knowledge settorializzati, becoming an exuberant message. The confirmation of how the unity of knowledge renaissance, that Leonardo is the highest representative, It can also be useful in our day to see things from new and surprising perspectives.


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Leonardo da Vinci. The first science of science

From 13 March to 30 June 2019

Scuderie del Quirinale, Via XXIV Maggio 16

SCHEDULE: From Sunday to Thursday from 10.00 all 20.00
Friday and Saturday from 10.00 all 22.30
The entrance is allowed until one hour before closing time

Full ticket € 15,00
Reduced Ticket € 13,00

(Young people up to 25 years, Teachers in business (presenting a school ID card or a statement of the school), affiliated groups, law enforcement activities (presenting the card)

People with Disabilities < 100% (possess disability report stating the percentage declared) courtesy €2,00

(children from 6 to 17 years old (under 18), qualified tourist guides, cardholders ICOM and ICCROM, MiBACT employees)

Free admission to 6 years
Open Ticket € 20,00 + presale € 2.50 (valid for one entry on any day and time
E 'can pay the ticket by 18App e Teachers' Charter generating different codes on the two applications reference pages.


Contacts: info@scuderiequirinale.it

Tel.: +39 0229897722