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Private Evening View for groups - Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man

Friday, 2 August 2013 to Sunday, 10 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Enjoy the exhibition without the crowds with one of our experts or your own guide.

£12 per person

Minimum number 50/booking value £600, maximum number 80

Groups may bring their own guide.... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man

Private Morning View for groups - Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man

Friday, 2 August 2013 to Sunday, 10 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Enjoy the exhibition without the crowds with one of our experts or your own guide.

£8 per person

Minimum number 50/booking value £400, maximum number 80

Groups may bring their own guide.... Read more about Private Morning View for groups - Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man

Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man

Friday, 2 August 2013 to Sunday, 10 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Enjoy the exhibition without the crowds with one of our experts or your own guide.

£15 per person

Minimum number 50/booking value £750, maximum number 80... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man

Art Spy Activity Bags

Friday, 2 August 2013 to Sunday, 10 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Explore the exhibition using our Family Activity Bags, available every day.  Join in a big bag of fun activities as you put on your Art Spy disguise and go on a secret mission to find out about this fascinating exhibition. Drawing and puzzle solving... Read more about Art Spy Activity Bags

Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man

Friday, 2 August 2013 to Sunday, 10 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Long recognised as one of the great artists of the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci was also a pioneer in the understanding of human anatomy. Had his ground-breaking work been published, it would have transformed European knowledge of the subject.... Read more about Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man

The artistic content of Leonardo's anatomical work

Monday, 12 August 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Leonardo’s early anatomical studies were intended to help his work as a painter, but his researches took on a life of their own to become the most important strand of Leonardo’s scientific work. Exhibition curator Martin Clayton examines the... Read more about The artistic content of Leonardo's anatomical work

A 15th-century artist predicts 21st-century radiology

Monday, 19 August 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Peter Abrahams, Professor of Clinical Anatomy at Warwick University explores the value of Leonardo's anatomical drawings as a tool for understanding the human body, and how closely he anticipated the range of imagery used by the medical profession... Read more about A 15th-century artist predicts 21st-century radiology

Mechanics of Man: Art, Science and Performance

Friday, 23 August 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Leonardo is celebrated as both an inspired artist and anatomist. This special event considers how contemporary artists, performers and scientists are informed by each other’s work in their exploration of the human body.   Part of the Clod Ensemble's... Read more about Mechanics of Man: Art, Science and Performance

Physical Thinking: A movement course inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawings

Monday, 26 August 2013 to Tuesday, 27 August 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

After the crowds have gone home let yourself literally be ‘moved’ by Leonardo’s drawings in this gallery based course, led by Suzy Willson, Artistic Director of acclaimed performance company Clod Ensemble.... Read more about Physical Thinking: A movement course inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawings

Evening Opening for Access Visitors

Tuesday, 10 September 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This evening is designed specifically for visitors with additional access needs, who might want to view the exhibition with a bit more space, need to get a little bit closer or would prefer to visit at a quieter time. ... Read more about Evening Opening for Access Visitors

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