Until May 2, 2012 you have the possibility of visit in Madrid a exhibition dedicated to Leonardo Da Vinci, an attraction more than Christmas in Madrid, where several coincide Very interesting exhibitions.
At Canal Art Center, from the Plaza de Castilla, you can see the exposition DaVinci, The Genie, where along with some original drawings by the Renaissance artist, more than 60 reproductions of their machines, which the visitor can manipulate.
In the 19 rooms of the Da Vinci exhibition in Madrid, which coincides in dates with that of Da Vinci paintings in the National Gallery from London, there is a first area dedicated to the most intimate Da Vinci, where you can see manuscripts and original drawings by the artist.
Among these drawings highlights the study of the Battle of Anghiari, a large mural painting that once was on the walls of the Palazzo Vecchio from Florence.
The second space is dedicated to painting, and in it you can see paintings by disciples of Leonardo Da Vinci, both Italian and Spanish. Among them, a copy of The Last Supper, from Giampetrino, which will arrive from the Royal Academy of Arts in London in February.
Among the works of Spanish disciples, you can see two paintings by Fernando de Yáñez de la Cuenca Cathedral, Piety and Adoration of the Magi, recently restored.
In the Da Vinci exhibition you also have the possibility to see the 3D movie, Leonardo Da Vinci, the look of genius, expressly made for the exhibition, in which a walk through the work of the artist, a mixture of art and science is proposed.
The movie sessions are every 20 minutes.
And, likewise, the most famous work of Da Vinci, La GiocondaIt has a special space based on the photographic studio that the inventor of the multispectral camera, the Frenchman Pascal Cotte, did on his day.
The estimated duration of the visit, including the 3D movie, is 80 minutes.
The Visiting hours of the Leonardo Da Vinci exhibition at the Canal Art Center they are every day, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., with access to the last session of the film at 7.20 p.m., and to the exhibition, at 7.30 p.m.
On December 24 and 31, the exhibition closes at 2:30 pm (last session at 1:20 pm). And on December 25 and January 1 it is closed.
The Ticket prices for the Da Vinci exhibition 6 euros, for exhibition and 3D film, and 3 euros, to visit only the exhibition. There is a reduced price of 2 euros for seniors +65, retirees, students and large families, and admission is free for children under 6, unemployed and disabled.
The prices of audio guides They are 3.50 euros.
Besides, they are allowedguided tours for groups already formed between 10 and 25 people. The price of the ticket in this case is 4 euros, and the cost of the guide must be paid by the entire group, starting at 45 euros. These visits have a duration of between 50 and 60 minutes, to add to the 20 minutes of the 3D movie.
To book these guided group tours, which take place in the morning, you must call 915451500 in advance.
Finally, there are also Children's workshops between 3 and 12 years.
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