Coffee with a Curator
June 7 @ 10:30am – 11:30am
where ideas come from: dalí’s drawings
In conjunction with the new exhibition Where Ideas Come From: Dalí’s Drawings, this month’s talk will feature exhibit curator Peter Tush exploring the 100+ drawings that span Dalí’s major artistic periods. The talk will examine Dalí’s creative process and explore the major themes he develops in a variety of media. In addition, it will address the extreme fragility of the works and their recent conservation.
Location: The Dalí Museum’s Will Raymund Theater (registration required), with overflow seating available in the Raymond James Community Room or live on YouTube (link below).
Register to attend in person at the link below. This event is free, with limited capacity. An event ticket is required for entry. Gallery access is not included.
To watch the live stream from home, click below at the time of the program:
Peter Tush, Curator of Education
Peter Tush is the Curator of Education of The Dalí Museum. Tush has his Undergraduate degree in Art History from New College in Sarasota and his Master’s in Art History from the University of South Florida. Part of the Dalí staff for over two decades, he is a key interpreter of the Dalí collection and special exhibitions. He trains the Dalí docents, scripts the audio guides and gallery labels, leads the education team to develop school programming and student exhibits, and works with the curatorial team to develop exhibitions. Over the years, he has presented on a wide range of Dalí-related topics including Surrealism and women, Dalí and Hollywood, and Dalí’s Catalan heritage. In addition, Tush is the co-host of Step Outside on WMNF 88.5fm Tampa.