10:00 am Pop-Up Play Day
Pop-Up Play Day
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground™ and the colorful Bilderhoos architectural building components encourage children of all ages to build, rebuild, collaborate, and play. Included with regular Museum admission.
12:30 pm Chow Time
May 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium! Included with regular Museum admission.
1:00 pm da Vinci Docent Hours
da Vinci Docent Hours
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn more about Leonardo and his innovative designs from our knowledgeable exhibition docents and enjoy hands-on demonstrations of many of his machines, including mechanisms that are usually do not touch! Included with regular Museum admission.
2:00 pm Designing with da Vinci
Designing with da Vinci
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Can you innovate like Leonardo da Vinci? Visitors of all ages are challenged to use design thinking strategies to create and test contraptions based on simple machines in this hands-on gallery program. Included with regular Museum admission.
5:00 pm Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion After Hours
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Leonardo’s imaginative inventions at a reduced ticket price during extended evening hours every Saturday night. Use cranks, levers, and pulleys to test da Vinci’s mechanisms after family dinner, bring your date to see a wooden battle tank, or spend some time marveling at flying machines before catching a Little Cinema screening. $5, Museum members[...]
7:00 pm Meeting Gorbachev
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Werner Herzog and André Singer’s riveting documentary, filled with unforgettable archive materials and based on three long interviews, provides incredible access to, arguably, the world’s greatest living politician. Now 87 and battling illness, the visionary Mikhail Gorbachev, former General Secretary of the U.S.S.R, has mellowed and slowed down. Still, gently but resolutely, he is pushing[...]