Few days ago, the Italian Ambassador in Kampala HE. Massimiliano Mazzanti revealed that Uganda will be hosting works of Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci and the first African country this year to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death.
As part of the arrangements the Ambassador revealed that the Uganda Museum Hall that will host the exhibition will be renovated to give it a fresh look for art Fans who will be coming to see the works of Italian legend Leonardo da Vinci.
According to organizers, all is set for the highly anticipated exhibition that will that starts on 19th November 2019 and ends on 5th, January 2020.
It is understood that during the official opening on 19th November 2019 the entrance to the Museum will be free to the public and for those who will be attending later will be paying the usual Museum fees.
The exhibition dubbed Leonardo Opera Omnia is an innovative and ambitious project, born from a collaboration between the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and RAI (the Italian Public Television), to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci’s death.
The exhibition that is held for the first time in Uganda has been named the most important art show in Paris that saw Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at Louvre world’s most-visited Museum in France.
In London’s National Gallery, the exhibition is said to have gone digital going “immersive” that the exhibition allowed visitors to walk through multi-sensory rooms and explore different aspects of the painting.