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July 5, 2023 @ 10:30am 11:30am

Where Ideas Come From: Dalí’s Creative Process Revisited

In conjunction with the special exhibition Where Ideas Come From: Dalí’s Drawings, this month’s talk will feature Dr. Kimberly Macuare, director of programming and co-director of the Innovation Labs, who will offer an examination of Dalí’s creative process. During the talk, we will see how Dalí created and sustained a practice that led to not only prolific production but also to some of the most innovative art of the modern era. 

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 program:

Kim Macuare

Dr. Kimberly Macuare
Director of Programming / Innovation Labs Co-Directo

Kim is the Co-director of the Innovation Labs at The Dalí and the Director of Community Programming. An experienced educator, curriculum designer and writer, Macuare is the lead program designer and facilitator for the Innovation Labs. In that role, she leads individuals and organizations to build their innovation capacities by developing creativity-focused mindsets and learning creative problem solving skills. Deeply engaged in innovation culture, she has taught courses on creativity and innovation, designed innovative educational programming, and interviewed and written about some of the greatest innovators and innovations of the modern era. In her role as Director of Community Programming, she leads efforts to develop innovative programs and experiences that encourage and support the engagement of visitors with the Museum’s mission to educate audiences about Dali’s work and serve as an active resource in the cultural life of our community and the world at large. She holds a BA in English from the University of Cincinnati, an MA in English from The Ohio State University, and a PhD in English with a specialization in medieval literature and economics from The Ohio State University.