Close-up of Salvador Dali signature on painting

Authentication, Appraisals & Proposals

Authentication & Appraisals

The Dalí Museum is unable to take phone inquiries about any artworks, and its employees do not authenticate, appraise, verify, confirm provenance or otherwise speak to the condition, value or disposition of any artworks.

We appreciate your understanding and respect of our compliance with IRS regulations, potential conflicts of interest and industry best practices in this matter. We can recommend these resources:

American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
Appraisers Association of America
International Society of Appraisers (ISA)

Auction House Directory

The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC) 

The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation offers this service for individuals for unique pictorial pieces such as oil paintings, watercolors and drawings. As of yet, the Foundation does not offer an expertise service for multiples such as sculptures and graphic work.

exhibition proposals

The Dalí Museum presents a carefully curated program of special exhibitions working with partner museums around the world. The Museum plans around three exhibitions each year often preparing them over several years. We are not taking unsolicited exhibition proposals at this time. Explore the current special exhibitions now on display at The Dalí.