Leonardo Da Vinci's inventions come to life at new MOHAI exhibit

Aug 13, 2021 309

BY: Kim Holcomb

A new exhibit at MOHAI brings some of Leonardo Da Vinci’s invention ideas to life. Da Vinci - Inventions focuses on the artist’s codices - small booklets containing sketches and descriptions (often written in backward handwriting) - containing ideas that were precursors to airplanes and automobiles.

"We know Leonardo is a great artist, we think of the Mona Lisa. But did you know he was a great inventor?" said Leonard Garfield, Executive Director of MOHAI. "Leonardo Da Vinci is the definition of the Renaissance Man." The exhibit is made up of wooden models, all based on Da Vinci’s codices. 

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