Da Vinci – Inventions opened its doors at Muzeul Naţional de Istorie a Moldovei in the Moldova capital of Chișinău on February 1. The exhibition, a modified version of Grande Exhibitions’ acclaimed Da Vinci – The Genius exhibition, focuses on the Renaissance masters’ machine inventions, described by historians as 500 years ahead of their time. The engaging, educational experience also explores some of Leonardo’s amazing codices, as well as multimedia presentations of his famous Vitruvian Man drawing, Sforza equestrian statue and Last Supper and Mona Lisa paintings. Buy tickets from the official website here
The new Secrets of Mona Lisa has opened at the Sanfang Qixiang South Street Gallery in Fujian, China. Running concurrently with the Shanghai opening of Da Vinci – The Genius, the latest iteration of The Secrets of Mona Lisa showcases over 150 of French scientific engineer Pascal Cotte’s latest discoveries on the world’s most famous painting. Other highlights include a 360-degree replica of the Mona Lisa, archives and memorabilia, and a giant infra-red image exposing secrets of the painting like never before. Buy tickets here
The Hub in Shanghai, China is the latest host of Da Vinci – The Genius. Premiering on December 8, the exhibition reveals to the world more than 150 fascinating new revelations about the Mona Lisa, previously undiscovered for 500 years. The exhibition also features many life-sized models of Leonardo’s machine inventions, interactive multimedia, as well as recreations of his most notable Renaissace artworks. Check out the official website here
Van Gogh Alive opens this week at Centrum Eventowe in Warsaw, Poland, continuing its world tour alongside simultaneous showings in Shanghai, Hangzhou and Beijing. Buy tickets here
From October 9, Art lovers in Anchorage, Alaska have the chance to experience the life and art of Vincent van Gogh like never before, as Van Gogh Alive takes them through a “symphony of light and sound”. The immersive multimedia exhibition experience, hailed as “revolutionary”, features more than 3,000 images of the famous Dutch artist’s life and work, brought to life and projected up to several meters high in size. Van Gogh Alive is now showing at the Anchorage Museum in Downtown Anchorage, Alaska. Buy tickets here
Van Gogh Alive also continues its tour across China. The exhibition experience, acclaimed in both Shanghai and Beijing, has now moved onto the beautiful city of Hangzhou, premiering on October 1 at the Hangzhou Creative Industry Center. Visit the official website here
Starting from October 9, Odense Zoo in Odense, Denmark dives deep into the world’s most comprehensive ‘out-of-water’ shark experience, Planet Shark: Predator or Prey! The exhibition guides visitors through the murky myths and fascinating facts, which have surrounded sharks for centuries and examines of almost every aspect of the shark, from evolution and biology to popular culture and the fin trade; visitors will gain a whole new level of respect for the oceans oldest and most effective predator.
Planet Shark: Predator or Prey received a creative overhaul in 2014, the engaging and educational experience now includes a completely revamped design direction and a 45-minute immersive multimedia gallery experience based on the story of the shark, utilizing Grande Exhibitions’ game-changing SENSORY4™ multimedia technology. Tickets for Planet Shark can be purchased at the Odense Zoo website.
After a successful showing in Shanghai, Van Gogh Alive continues its Chinese tour – opening in Beijing’s Chaoyang District on September 8. The stunning multimedia experience features more than 3,000 images of the famous Dutch painter’s masterpieces, including “Starry Starry Night” and “Sunflowers”. The experience, hailed as a “symphony of light and sound”, is on display at Joy City Mall until December 6. Visit the official website here
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