DillyDally with Dalí Activities

DillyDally with Dalí is a program where children are invited to discover the creative world of Salvador Dalí through live arts & crafts activities inspired by the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibits. The program meets virtually via Zoom on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 5-5:30pm and in person throughout the month. See all upcoming events.

To help you prepare for the upcoming virtual sessions, below are the activities for each week along with a list of recommended materials. Materials are generally flexible and include standard household items.


DillyDally with Dalí family arts and craft program. Paint stamping project created from recycled cardboard rolls. A white canvas with abstract overlapping floral explosions of color.

june 16, 2022

activity: floral firework print

Recommended materials:

  • paint paper
  • tempera or acrylic paint
  • wide brushes
  • toilet paper tubes with one end cut into fringe
  • scissor
  • paper plates

Surreal Craft, Decalcomania Butterfly

juLY 21, 2022

activity: decalcomania butterfly

Recommended materials:

  • foam plates
  • assorted tempera paint colors

DillyDally with Dalí activities September 5 2020

august 4, 2022

activity: the dot monoprint

Recommended materials:

  • foam plates
  • assorted tempera
  • 8×11 inch paper
  • paint brushes
  • water cups
  • paper plates for paint
  • paper towels

DillyDally with Dalí activities August 8 2020

august 18, 2022

activity: color diffusion

Recommended materials:

  • white coffee filters
  • washable markers
  • white paper
  • spray bottle filled with water
  • glue
  • scissor
  • paper (preferably watercolor paper

DillyDally with Dalí family arts and craft program. Paint stamping project created from recycled cardboard rolls. A white canvas with abstract overlapping floral explosions of color.

September 4, 2022

activity: floral firework print

Recommended materials:

  • 9×12” paper
  • tempera or acrylic paint
  • wide brushes
  • toilet paper tubes with one end cut into fringe
  • scissor
  • paper plates