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Aspen Institute to showcase da Vinci exhibits

Staff report

The Aspen Institute will celebrate the work of Leonardo da Vinci with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Doerr-Hosier Center and Resnick-Malek Health Center on the Aspen Meadows campus.

The open house will feature the Da Vinci Machine Exhibition, Da Vinci Science Center’s Il Cavallo, and the Da Vinci Experience.

Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson, whose biography on da Vinci is set for release Oct. 17, also will offer remarks at 3:30 p.m. at Doerr-Hosier Center.

The Machine Exhibition, on display at the Doerr-Hosier Center, will showcase dozens of replicas of da Vinci’s creations, including his studies in nature, anatomy, mechanics, flights and robotics.

A presentation of the Da Vinci Science Center’s Il Cavallo — his famous and unfinished horse sculpture — also will be made at Doerr-Hosier Center

In addition, the Da Vinci Experience will feature a multimedia show at Resnick-Malek Health Center.

The event is free and open to the public.


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