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Coffee with a Curator: Surrealism at the Crossroads, 1929

04 Dec
Wednesday
10:30am - 11:30am

Coffee with a Curator: Surrealism at the Crossroads, 1929

Wednesday, Dec. 04, 10:30–11:30am
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Coffee with a Curator is a focused, theme-oriented presentation on a variety of Dalí-related topics. The talk is presented by one of The Dalí Museum’s Curatorial/Education team or an invited speaker.

Curator of our newest exhibit, Midnight in Paris: Surrealism at the Crossroads, 1929, Dr. William Jeffett discusses the personal friendships, intellectual passions, and erupting disagreements among the Surrealists and their circle in Paris. This landmark turning point would determine the future of Surrealism and the direction that the avant-garde would take.

Cost: Free (parking is free for members as available; $10 parking for nonmembers)
Location: Raymond James Community Room (overflow seating available in the Will Raymund Theater)

Coffee with a Curator is supported by AARP Tampa Bay, the City of St. Petersburg Arts and Culture Grant and Café  Gala.
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About The Dalí Museum
The Dalí Museum, located in the heart of picturesque downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, is home to an unparalleled collection of over 2,400 Salvador Dalí works, including nearly 300 oil paintings, watercolors and drawings, as well as more than 2,100 prints, photographs, posters, textiles, sculptures and objets d’art. The Museum’s nonprofit mission, to care for and share its collection locally and internationally, is grounded by a commitment to education and sustained by a culture of philanthropy.

The Dalí is recognized internationally by the Michelin Guide with a three-star rating; has been deemed “one of the top buildings to see in your lifetime” by AOL Travel News; and named one of the ten most interesting museums in the world by Architectural Digest. The building itself is a work of art, including a geodesic glass bubble, nicknamed The Enigma, featuring 1,062 triangular glass panels, a fitting tribute to Salvador Dalí’s legacy of innovation and transformation. Explore The Dalí anytime with the free Dalí Museum App, available on Google Play and in the App Store. The Dalí Museum is located at One Dalí Boulevard, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701.

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