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Da Vinci After Dark (Adult-Only)
March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci’s death, a new adults-only program, “Da Vinci After Dark” will be held March 28 from 7 to 10 p.m. Participants can try their hand in trivia as well as try to re-create and improve some of Da Vinci’s famous designs. Admission is $35, or $30 for museum members. Pre-registration is required and closes March 24.
“Visitors will get the chance to express their inner inventor,” said Florida Museum educator Tiffany Ireland. “Da Vinci was commissioned by multiple families and governments to invent bigger and better inventions, and some were not feasible then but are now! Visitors can use their modern knowledge to improve these inventions in the Da Vinci Dares event.”
SciArt meetups, offered in partnership with Santa Fe Art Gallery and Wayfaring Painter, will be held monthly this spring. Each meetup includes brief presentations by a guest artist or scientist on the featured topic. The first meetup is scheduled for March 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For more information on “Da Vinci After Dark” visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/event/science-after-dark or call 352-273-2061.
The Florida Museum of Natural History, which celebrated its 100th year in 2017 as the state museum of natural history, inspires people to value the biological richness and cultural heritage of our diverse world and make a positive difference in its future. The public museum is located at 3215 Hull Road just east of Southwest 34th Street in the University of Florida Cultural Plaza in Gainesville. For more information visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu or call 352-846-2000. The Florida Museum’s primary collections and research facility, Dickinson Hall, houses most of the museum’s more than 40 million objects and specimens, one of the nation’s largest natural history collections. For more Florida Museum research and collections news, visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/science or follow us on social media, @FloridaMuseum.