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da Vinci Workshop Exhibit Opens At Ontario Science Centre

Ontario Science Centre [1]One of history’s greatest inventors and artists is featured in a new exhibition at the Ontario Science Centre [1]. Leonardo da Vinci’s Workshop: The Exhibition, presented by Barilla Canada Inc., features unique models of Leonardo’s inventions, incredible technology that allows visitors to interact with his notebooks (codices) and digital versions of iconic pieces such as the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. Making its Canadian premiere today, the exhibition runs until March 18, 2012.

“The Ontario Science Centre is delighted to offer this remarkable exhibition. During his lifetime Leonardo da Vinci was an inventor, painter, scientist, engineer, musician, architect, and more. Visitors come to the Centre to be engaged with science and inspired by innovation,” said Ontario Science Centre CEO Lesley Lewis. “Who better as the source of such inspiration than Leonardo da Vinci? Through working prototypes and digital technology, his sketches and ideas are brought to life in the exhibition allowing visitors a glimpse of his inventive spirit.”

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The exhibition opened on October 13th and will run until March 18, 2012. Tickets (including Science Centre admission) are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, students and youth, $17 for children. Member prices are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, students, youth and children.

The Science Centre is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends. Tickets can be purchased online [1], at the box office, or by calling 416-696-1000.