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Leonardo da Vinci is universally recognized to be one of the greatest artists of all time. But was he an artist or a scientist? William Wallace will explore both aspects in his talk on this fascinating, yet enigmatic genius.

Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and conversation with Dr. William Wallace, Washington University Distinguished Professor of Art and Architecture of 14th-18th Century Italy.

William E. Wallace received his Ph.D. in Art History from Columbia University in New York in 1983 and is currently Professor in the Department of Art History and Archaeology. He teaches Renaissance art and architecture 1300-1700, and is an internationally recognized authority on Michelangelo and his contemporaries.

Event Schedule:

  • 6:00 pm: Doors open, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres (two drink tickets per guest, then cash bar)
  • 6:45 pm: Presentation with Dr. William Wallace
  • 7:30 pm: Tour of Da Vinci The Exhibition
  • 9:00 pm: Event ends

Price: $55 | Members $45
Parking: Free at the Oakland Lot. Planetarium Parking Lot will be closed.
Location: Energy Stage and Boeing Exhibit Hall, 5050 Oakland Avenue
Ages: This is a 21+ event

Hosted by the Saint Louis Science Center in partnership with Washington University’s Department of Art History and Archaeology


March 12
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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