Da Vinci Alive – The Experience

Venture into a new world in Da Vinci Alive – The Experience, a multi-sensory Leonardo da Vinci exhibition experience for the whole family. Combining our acclaimed Da Vinci – The Genius exhibition with our SENSORY4™ immersive gallery, Da Vinci Alive – The Experience delivers an exhibition experience like no other.

Redefining the traditional Leonardo da Vinci exhibition, be prepared for a vibrant symphony of light, color and sound, combined and amplified to create what visitors are calling “an unforgettable multi-sensory experience”. Masterpieces, inventions, codices, and drawings from the Renaissance master come to life in an experience that is simultaneously enchanting, entertaining and educational.

Utilizing Grande Exhibition’s proprietary SENSORY4™ system, this unique Leonardo da Vinci exhibition experience is synchronized to a powerful musical score, more than 3,000 Leonardo images are projected at enormous scale in a thrilling display that fills giant screens, walls, columns, ceilings and even the floor – immersing you entirely in the inspirational mind of Leonardo da Vinci.

Images zoom in and out of fine detail, drawing attention to key features and allowing the study of color and technique. Photographs and video are displayed side by side with Leonardo Da Vinci’s works to demonstrate his sources of inspiration.

You’ll find adults and children alike, wandering throughout the galleries, exploring nooks and crannies, viewing the artworks from new angles and finding ever-changing perspectives. For many, the greatest pleasure lies in simply standing still, indulging their senses as waves of intense and beautiful sights and sounds wash over them.

  • SENSORY4™ immersive walk-through cinema experience
  • 75 large-scale machine inventions, many interactive
  • 18 themed areas identify the breadth of Leonardo’s work
  • Hands-on interactives encourage tactile learning experiences
  • Accessible interpretations of the theory and objective behind each of Leonardo’s designs
  • Presents analysis and history of Leonardo’s key artworks using engaging and entertaining technologies
  • Highlights the parallels between Leonardo’s work and modern technology and engineering

What is SENSORY4™?

Developed by Grande Exhibitions, SENSORY4™ is a unique system that combines multichannel motion graphics, cinema quality surround sound and up to forty high-definition projectors to provide one of the most exciting multiscreen environments in the world. SENSORY4™ can transform any exhibition space to create a dynamic, informative and visually spectacular experience. Incredibly detailed images flow through the mass of projectors and merge with digital surround sound to saturate the space in a breathtaking immersive display.

Exhibition Facts
How to host
Under license from Grande Exhibitions
On application to Grande Exhibitions
Traveling Exhibition Period
Generally 3-6 Months
Space Required
10,000 – 20,000 sq ft (1,000 – 2,000 m2)
Ceiling Height
Minimum 13 ft (4 m), preferably higher
Freight Size
3 x 40 ft HC containers and 1 x 20 ft container
Under supervision by 3 x Grande Exhibitions staff
Traveling Exhibition History
Tel Aviv, Israel
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Florence, Italy
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Revenue Areas
Tickets, Official DVD of the SENSORY4™ show, Official exhibition program, Audio guide, Merchandise, Partnerships, Hospitality, Photo opportunities, Private events using SENSORY4™ themed area
Support Materials
Exhibition, merchandise, and advertising style guides
Strategic marketing and promotional plans
Press releases
Educational activities guide
Activities booklet
High resolution still and video imagery for marketing
Curatorial support available

Host Presentation
Video Compilation
SENSORY4™ – Sponsor Themed Venue

Explore our full Leonardo Da Vinci exhibition collection

Grande Exhibitions offers a selection of four quality exhibition experiences on Leonardo da Vinci.