THE LUME Melbourne has announced the opening of ‘Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius’ in March 2024, a captivating exploration of the life of arguably the greatest creative genius in history. 

Building on the success of the transformative “Van Gogh at THE LUME” two years ago, which revolutionised the way art is experienced in Australia, THE LUME is unveiling its fourth extraordinary experience. Get ready to step into the world’s most renowned works of art as the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper come to life on THE LUME’s colossal canvas at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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This groundbreaking presentation goes beyond traditional museum settings, allowing visitors to be fully immersed in the grandeur and intricacies of Leonardo’s masterpieces. Prepare for an intimate encounter with the brilliance of Leonardo da Vinci’s artistry, redefining how we perceive and appreciate art.

Leonardo da Vinci, a polymath encompassing the realms of art, invention, science, philosophy, and music, transcends the boundaries of his time. His unparalleled masterpieces, distinguished by their beauty, technical brilliance, and anatomical precision, remain unsurpassed. Beyond his artistic prowess, da Vinci’s groundbreaking contributions in architecture, engineering, and even aviation have laid the groundwork for numerous modern innovations, solidifying his influence as more profound and far-reaching than any successor.

Embarking on a visit to THE LUME promises a departure from the conventional art gallery experience. Step into a realm where the distinction between art and reality blurs, engaging all the senses with captivating visuals, immersive sounds, enticing scents, tactile experiences, and even taste. 

The meticulously curated chronological narrative unfolds through the streets of Florence, the canals of Venice, and the grandeur of Milan, recreating the Renaissance ambience. This 3,000m2 multi-sensory gallery offers visitors a unique journey, allowing them to navigate through da Vinci’s life and human side. As they explore, a profound understanding of the maestro’s inspirations, innovations, and enduring impact unfolds, providing a comprehensive glimpse into the legacy of this extraordinary individual.

Early-bird pricing is now available with adult tickets starting from $44.90. 

Find out more here.