FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 17, 2021

DAVINCI ON BLEECKER : THE LAST SUPPER EXPERIENCE

(New York, NY)  New York’s renaissance continues with this week’s opening of DAVINCI ON BLEECKER: THE LAST SUPPER EXPERIENCE, an immersive journey into the creative genius of Leonardo DaVinci and his transcendent masterpiece, The Last Supper, at THE SHEEN CENTER FOR THOUGHT & CULTURE. The interactive exhibit is comprised of 32 individual installations and a full-size reproduction the High Renaissance classic, The Last Supper. The exhibit spans two floors, allowing for ample social distancing and unprecedented up-close access to these exclusive reproductions of this historic treasure. The journey through DaVinci’s The Last Supper includes an audio accompaniment, in both English and Spanish, which walks the visitor through the creative choices that gave rise to DaVinci’s poignant recreation of Christ’s final meal with his apostles and the announcement of his betrayal. The exhibit runs through December 9, 2021 at The Sheen Center Gallery and Black Box Theater at 18 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012, on the corner of Elizabeth. Tickets start at $25 for adults with reduced prices for students and children aged 12 and under.

To purchase tickets, please visit: www.davinciexperience.nyc 

Leonardo DaVinci accomplished in the fifteenth century with paints, brushes, and his extraordinary genius what we can scarcely do in the twenty-first century with all the wealth of technology at our fingertips – curate a moment and immortalize it in the collective imagination for centuries. Journey from concept to creation and enjoy the reconstruction of this timeless work of art at THE SHEEN CENTER FOR THOUGHT & CULTURE while you can.

Media interested in covering the exhibit or learning more about it may respond to mercedes.anderson@archny.org. Please note that all visitors must provide proof of vaccination at the door.

DAVINCI ON BLEECKER: THE LAST SUPPER EXPERIENCE is sponsored by SOMOS, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working toward improving the lives of the Latino Community through advocacy and community service.

About the Sheen Center

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (www.sheencenter.org) is a cultural arts performance venue located on 18 Bleecker Street, North of Houston in downtown Manhattan, offering a vibrant mix of theater, film, music, art and talk events. A project of the Archdiocese of New York, The Sheen Center has as its mission elevating hearts and bringing people of diverse faiths and backgrounds together through artistic performances that reflect the true, the good, and the beautiful in this world. The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture is named for the late Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, a two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality whose use of print, radio, and television to dialogue with culture inspires The Sheen Center’s mission of engaging culture through civil discourse and the arts. The Sheen Center is a state-of-the-art theater complex that includes the 270-seat off-Broadway Loreto Theater, equipped with five-camera high-definition TV and live-stream capability and a multi-track recording studio; the 80-seat off-off-Broadway Black Box Theater; four rehearsal studios; and an art gallery.

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