Art

Leonardo 500 at San Francisco

On the 70th Anniversary of its foundation, The Leonardo da Vinci Society San Francisco and The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco are proud to announce a series of events planned and launched under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy,  in collaboration with Humanities West, ISSNAF, the Museo Italo Americano, the Commonwealth Club and Stanford University celebrating the Leonardo 500 Anniversary.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH AT 6:00PM

Leonardo’s Knots 
By author Caroline Cocciardi
Publisher: Mona Lisa Knot (2019)

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero
Tickets: www.commonwealthclub.org/

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH AT 6:30PM

Becoming Leonardo: An exploded view on the life of Leonardo (Melville House)
By author Mike Lankford 

Organized by The Leonardo da Vinci Society in collaboration with Museo Italo Americano

Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason, Building C
Tickets: Becoming Leonardo

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH AT 6:00PM

Salvator Mundi
A lecture by Prof. Martin Kemp
Organized by Commonwealth Club

The Commonwealth Club 
110 The Embarcadero
Tickets: www.commonwealthclub.org/

FRIDAY/SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND AND 23RD

Salvator Mundi
Creating Leonardo: Commemorating 500 Years of Leonardo’s Legacy 

A 2 days program organized by Humanities West

Marines’ Memorial Theatre
609 Sutter St.
Tickets: http://humanitieswest.net/
Discount Tickets for LDV members code: DaVinciSociety

THURSDAY, MARCH 14TH AT 6:00PM

Mona Lisa Smile: 
The question of Leonardo’s Women, from Vasari to
 Freud and the Digital Age
by Prof. Henrike Lange, UC Berkeley

Organized by The Leonardo da Vinci Society 
in collaboration with The Italian Cultural Institute

The Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco
601 Van Ness Ave, suite F (Opera Plaza)
RSVP: www.iicsanfrancisco.esteri.it

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20TH AT 6:30PM

Lynn Harris on Isaacson Book Leonardo
Organized by Humanities West

The Commonwealth Club 
110 The Embarcadero
Tickets: www.commonwealthclub.org/

SATURDAY, MARCH 23RD  (4PM TO 10PM)

Celebrate the Legacy of Leonardo thru Food 
Presented by Prof. Ken Albala
Organized by Humanities West
At the Civic Kitchen

Tickets: http://humanitieswest.net/

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27TH  AT 6:30PM

Leonardo’s Books. New Light on Leonardo’s Intellectual World 
C
onference of Prof. Carlo Vecce 
(University of Naples “L’Orientale”)

Organized by The Italian Cultural Institute

The Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco
601 Van Ness Ave, suite F (Opera Plaza)
RSVP: www.iicsanfrancisco.esteri.it

FRIDAY, APRIL 5TH  AT 6PM

Leonardo da Vinci Society 500 Gala Dinner
Award to 3 young scientists by LdVS & ISSNAF

Renaissance music trio by Roy Whelden 
Dinner and DJ

Tickets: www.davincisanfrancisco.com

THURSDAY, MAY 2ND  (10AM TO 5PM)

Opening of the Exhibition 
Leonardo’s Lost Library: A Renaissance reader and his books.

Organized by Stanford University Info: https://arts.stanford.edu/event/

MONDAY, MAY 6TH  AT 6:30PM

Leonardo and Music  
Lecture by Prof. Kate von Orden (Harvard University)
Organized by The Leonardo da Vinci Society 
in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute

The Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco
601 Van Ness Ave, suite F (Opera Plaza)
RSVP: www.iicsanfrancisco.esteri.it

TUESDAY, MAY 14TH  AT 7PM

Museo Galileo, Florence, Kratter 
Visiting Professor, will present to wrap up our  celebration of 500 years of Leonardo
The Signs of Time: Leonardo da Vinci’s History of the Earth and the Fate of Man.

Organized by Stanford University
Cemex Auditorium, Stanford University
Info: http://web.stanford.edu/dept/HPSTcolloquia.html