Did you know the Mona Lisa was stolen? And that she was missing for nearly 2 ½ years? Find out how and why in Mona Lisa is Missing, a fun, fascinating film about the unthinkable 1911 theft of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous masterpiece. Follow this story from Paris to Italy, where we uncover the truth behind “the greatest art heist in history”. Each year more than 8 million people pass through the Louvre, most of them just to get a glimpse of the Mona Lisa. But do they know that Vincenzo Peruggia, a simple Italian workman, stole the painting in 1911? “Mona Lisa is Missing” tells the tale of a 35-year long obsession to find the truth about why and how Vincenzo Peruggia stole the iconic painting.
Partially underwritten by Independence Village.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is NOT a Midland Center for the Arts presentation.