There's nothing like a sip of espresso to wake you up. With its distinctive, strong taste, it's a drink enjoyed by millions worldwide. But its invention at the turn of the 20th century wasn't an easy process. The drink was invented by Luigi Bezzerra, who discovered a way to speedily produce a single shot espresso in just seconds. While the principl...

Three of Leonardo da Vinci's greatest masterpieces, which were until this week housed in separate rooms at the Uffizi Gallery, are now on display together in a room dedicated exclusively to the Renaissance genius. The development is one of several revolutionary changes brought about by the gallery's director, German art historian Eike Schmidt. The...

Leonardo Da Vinci is known as one of the greatest painters of all times; however, he was also a master inventor who thought well ahead of his time. Many of his drawings and ideas wouldn’t come to fruition until hundreds of years later. Da Vinci’s genius is on display at the Da Vinci X- The Machines & You Exhibition. The private exhibit has partnere...

Italian scholars claim they have unearthed the first known piece by Renaissance genius Leonardo Da Vinci. "The Archangel Gabriel," a painted glazed tile, was signed and dated by an artist believed to be the 18-year-old Da Vinci. The claim is based on a signature and date painted in the angel's jaw line, barely visible to the naked eye. It reads "Da...

The President and Board of Directors of The Leonardo da Vinci Society cordially invite you to: Gala Di Primavera Dinner, Entertainement, and Auction. Saturday April 7, 2018. 6pm Cocktails and Silent Auction; 7pm Dinner. The Century Club of San Francisco - 1355 Franklin St, San Francisco. The proceedings will benefit the Leonardo da Vinci cultural p...

Two paintings that showcase the work of Leonardo da Vinci used to hang side by side in an Italian chapel but they were separated a long time ago, possibly taken as plunder for Napoleon’s conquering armies. The pair will be reunited for the first time in two centuries at Worcester Art Museum for an exhibition called “The Mystery of Worcester’s Leona...

Da Vinci—The Genius opens at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science two weeks from today at 9am on Saturday, February 10, 2018.  This world class exhibition from Grande Exhibitions remains on display at the Museum daily from 9am-5pm through July 29, 2018.  Da Vinci – The Genius demonstrates the full scope of Leonardo da Vinci’s remarkab...

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is preparing to mount its most ambitious project since opening its doors in 1986. Da Vinci - the Genius, opening on February 10, 2018, is the most comprehensive exploration of Leonardo da Vinci’s work ever created. The exhibition was produced by Grande Exhibitions of Australia and promises a bloc...

“Da Vinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28, 8 p.m. Dec. 29 and 2 and 8 p.m. Dec. 30; Manatee Performing Arts Center; $22-$32; 941-748-5875; manateeperformingartscenter.com After touring nationally, the theatrical production “Da Vinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience” will return starting Dec. 28 to Manatee Performing A...

A 15-story-tall wooden sphere inspired by the geometric shapes of Leonardo da Vinci’s studies will alight in Chicago in 2018 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Chicago and Milan, Italy. The project, which was recently announced at a press reception at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Chicago, is being creat...