Teacher reading book to children in colorful classroom

Storytime at The Dalí

September 25, 2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm

Families with children of all ages are invited to hear Museum volunteers read surreal stories related to the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. This ongoing event features books from The Dalí’s library and store.

Paul Eluard headshot with poetic handwriting over black background

(canceled) lecture and performance: éluard & gala

September 29, 2022 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join us for a celebratory talk and a special one-act play to welcome the opening of the exhibition Paul Éluard: Poetry, Politics, Love, which focuses on the most renowned and idealistic of all surrealist poets, Paul Éluard. Known as “the Poet of Freedom,” Éluard was one of the founders of Surrealism and was committed to its exploration of dreams, love and freedom. 

Dali Museum Building, Daytime

Live Music at The Dalí

October 2, 2022 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join us for a live musical performance in the Museum’s Raymond James Community Room. For this performance, The St. Petersburg Saxophone Quartet will play a blend of jazz, classical and popular arrangements.

Dali Museum nighttime building exterior view from waterfront

Performance: USF School of Music Vocal Ensembles

October 4, 2022 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join us in celebrating National Hispanic Heritage month with a special performance by the University of South Florida’s Chamber Singers. genres from a variety of Latin American countries. Led by their new director, Dr. David Gomez, they will present a program celebrating the rich musical heritage of Latin American music. The ensemble and their director look forward to seeing you at this free event celebrating Hispanic heritage.

Salvador DAlí photo in color, in front of artwork

Coffee with a Curator

October 5, 2022 at 10:30am - 11:30am

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, this month’s lecture will feature Dalí Museum Curator of Education Peter Tush exploring the binary nature of Dalí’s Hispanic identity, which fluctuated between Catalan and Spanish. From his Catalan barretina hat to his Velazquez-inspired Spanish mustache, Dalí strategically shifted his identification between his two heritages, often radically at odds with each other.

Painting of a house by Yamandú Canosa

Lecture: Latin America and Surrealism

October 6, 2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us in Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month with a lecture featuring Dr. Adriana Novoa, author and Associate Professor of Latin American History at the University of South Florida. This lecture will discuss the trajectory of the avant-gardes in Latin America to locate the place of Surrealism in the development of modern art.