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.

february 16, 2023

Activity: oops creature

Recommended materials:

  • acrylic or tempera paint
  • paint brushes
  • paper towel
  • 2 sheets of painting paper
  • cup of water

Surreal Craft, Foil Landscape Painting

march 16, 2023

activity: Foil landscape painting

Recommended materials:

  • aluminum foil
  • tempera or acrylic paint
  • Q tips
  • plate or painting pallet
  • 9×11 cardboard (options: cereal box , delivery box)
  • paper towels
  • cup of water

Surreal Craft, Marker Printmaking

april 20, 2023

activity: Marker printmaking

Recommended materials:

  • styrofoam plate
  • washable markers
  • white paper
  • scissors
  • ink pen

A colorful fruit collage of two apples and two pears

may 18, 2023

activity: positive negative fruit

Recommended materials:

  • white paper
  • sheet color construction paper
  • pencils
  • markers
  • glue stick
  • scissors

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 15, 2023

activity: floral firework print

Recommended materials:

  • 9×12” paper
  • tempera or acrylic paint
  • wide brushes
  • construction paper tubes (paper towel roll) with one end cut into fringe
  • scissors
  • 2 disposable plates