Saturday, July 27, 2013

SM Family Entertainment Center presents Da Vincci Workshop




A very  informative and science filled afternoon that we have last  July 26 at SM  NIDO Science Museum 2nd Flr. SM MOA. The motif is great and brings the people who will see the museum to ancient time and its discoveries.

Leonardo the Vincci is one of the most prolific inventors in history. His scientific and mathematical approach to art produced amazing three-dimensional artworks that later became basis for modern science. Because of his boundless curiosity, uncanny powers of observation and innovative thinking, he conceptualized machines that were considered advanced during his time.

A veritable polymath, the expertise and interest of this Italian Renaissance genius spanned a wide errange of subject areas. Apart from painting, he was well-versed in the fields of music, architecture, engineering, math, anatomy, cartography, botany and geology. He was likewise an adroit writer, sculptor and inventor.



Leonardo Da Vincci was popularized by Dan Brown in his Best selling novel Da Vincci featuring his famous artworks like Mona Lisa , The Last Supper and the Madonna on the Rocks. Bur he is actually much more than the artistic genius behind the prominent paintings in the Louvre Museum, shared Arturo Carballo Jr., Senior operations Manager for SM Family Entertainment Center.

“Da Vinci is a prodigy. He was multi-faceted person. He was extremely skilled and talented in both sciences and arts”

Indeed, Da Vinci’s amazing mind was considered as the epitome of Renaissance ideals. ‘A man of numerous talents, a veritable virtuoso.

SM Family Center Inc. (FECI), in partnership with Aurea International Exhibits of Argentina, bestows the Philippines a rare opportunity to experience firsthand the incredible works of Leonardo Da Vinci with its first ever Da Vinci’s Workshop.

This world-class exhibit features 64 moving and dynamic inventions, as well as notable paintings, of this Italian Renaissance man. It is touted as a fun and exciting way to explore the curious mind of Da Vinci without the stuffiness of traditional classroom learning!. Each display features interactive components that visitors can tinker with and peruse up close such as Da Vinci’s helicopter prototype that makes an actual turn or a tank with real moving wheels.

The Da Vinci’s workshop is incomparable with other Da Vinci fair’s because it is more interactive and dynamic. “The concept and caliber of the exhibit is world-class. “It is absolutely at par- if not the best among renowned international expositions”, Carballo adds.

Now Filipinos of all ages can experience the first-rate, educational adventure. “It has always been SM FECI’s advocacy to bring to Manila quality , top-drawer global edutainment programs that are affordable for the Filipino family. We want this to be enjoyed by as many families and kids. Afterall, they are the very reason we invest in bringing international travelling exhibits to SM Mall of Asia” explained Carballo

Children, teens and adults will definitely enjoy this extraordinary journey into the world of Leonardo Da Vinci. This limited engagement will happen from July 2013 up to January 2014 only. Venue is Exhibit Hall, 2nd  Level South Side Entertainment Mall SM Mall of Asia.

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