Photo: Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper, 1495-98. Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan. Public domain. WikiMedia Commons.

Educational Exhibit ~ Gallery Talks ~ Workshops for Children & Teens

The exhibit and programs are funded by ArtsinStark.

Fall 2021 at Walsh University Birk Center for the Arts

Leonardo da Vinci Educational Exhibit
September 12 – November 30, 2021
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Exhibit viewing is free and open to the public in the Birk Center’s Atrium Gallery. A companion show, Notebooks, will feature doodles and sketches by Walsh’s Visual Arts students and will be arranged in the atrium display case. For more information, contact Dr. Katherine Brown at or 330-490-7509. 

Gallery Talks
Gallery Talks will be held in the Atrium Gallery. All Gallery Talks are free and open to the public with reservations. Please reserve your place by email to Lisa McLaughlin at

Tuesday, October 19, 4 p.m.  – 5 p.m.
Scientific Observation & Invention: Leonardo da Vinci's Botanical Drawings & Mechanical Studies
Dr. Jennifer Clevinger, Professor of Biology, and Dr. Tim Smith, Assistant Professor of Chemistry 

Tuesday, November 16, 4 p.m.  – 5 p.m.
Design Thinking and Leonardo da Vinci's Creative Process
Dr. Karen Stock, Associate Professor, DeVille School of Business, and Prof. Jennifer Vokoun, Associate Professor of Visual Communication Design

Art Workshops for Children & Teens
Both workshops will take place in the Lattavo Art Studio in the Birk Center for the Arts. Workshops are limited to 25 participants each. Reservations required by emailing Lisa McLaughlin at Each Workshop carries a $6 supply fee per participant. (Please note: If a parent or other adult companion wishes to participate with the child or teen, the adult must also register and pay the supply fee.) Please mail a check payable to Walsh University for $6 per person with "Art Workshop" in the "For" line to:  Lisa McLaughlin at Walsh University, 2020 East Maple Street, North Canton OH 44720

Thursday, October 14
4:00-5:15 p.m.
It's All a Matter of Perspective: A Linear Perspective Drawing Workshop for Teens ages 10-18. 
Professor Diane Belfiglio