What is an immersive experience?

Immersed, by definition, refers to something that is either providing, involving, or characterized by deep absorption, often a liquid or area of particular interest. To be fully immersed in a topic or substance means that you have become surrounded and absorbed by your environment, whether that be a substance (water), an interest (work), or an […]

The Codices

The manuscripts Leonardo left us are the main source for those who want to study the life and works of Leonardo: in them are the preparatory studies for many of his paintings, as well as his studies on engineering, anatomy, architecture, mechanics, ballistics, and the flight of birds. Initially conceived as pages of notes to […]

The Architect

From documents now available to us, it is obvious that Leonardo was interested in architecture since his first years in Milan. In the famous 1482 letter to Ludovico Sforza, he in fact describes his competence in military engineering but also adds that in times of peace he believes he can “fully enjoy as much as […]

The Anatomist

Leonardo’s studies are a major contribution to the understanding of human anatomy: his predecessors continued to follow the ancient medical tradition derived from Galeno without any experimental verification. A similar approach would not satisfy the master’s high standards and thirst for knowledge. Intrigued by the inner workings of the human body – the perfect machine […]

The Engineer

Leonardo also put his eclectic genius to work in engineering: he designed all kinds of machinery as well as devices used for war and construction. Da Vinci’s codices are an inexhaustible trove of insights into the master’s genius: they contain thousands of studies, diagrams, sketches, and designs for his machines, instruments, and devices of all […]

5 Reasons You MUST Visit the Da Vinci Experience

Whether you are an art enthusiast or just another bored BC resident looking to try something new, the Da Vinci Experience is sure to go beyond your expectations. Coming to Tsawwassen, BC, the Da Vinci Experience is the first-ever Canadian display showcasing the life and work of Leonardo Da Vinci. Explore a virtual world like […]

The Painter

The painter, who created what is universally considered to be the most famous painting in the world, was above all a great innovator: to him, we owe the introduction of the aerial perspective, which radically revolutionized the concept of perspective space. The supreme incarnation of humanistic ideals, Leonardo da Vinci applied his intelligence to a […]

The Life of Leonardo da Vinci

Prepare yourself to be immersed in the life, art, and legend that is Leonardo da Vinci. Coming to Vancouver in June 2021, The da Vinci Experience offers a narrative story-telling experience with detailed visual effects, authentic replicas, Virtual Reality, and surround projection and sound. Unlike anything you have seen or heard before, this experience welcomes […]

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