Photograph of person holding phone and scanning one of Dalí's paintings

Dalí’s Masterworks in Augmented Reality

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November 4, 2019 – Indefinitely

View eight Dalí masterworks in the Museum’s permanent collection using augmented reality (AR) technology to gain a deeper understanding of the meaning behind their complex imagery. Coined by Dalí Museum founder A. Reynolds Morse, the term “masterworks” refers to paintings exceeding five feet in height or width, painted over a period of a year or longer – in other words, they are both monumental in scale and critical Dalí paintings. To see these works through the lens of AR, get the free Dalí Museum App from the App Store (Apple) or Google Play (Android). Then view these remarkable canvases in the James Family Wing (or reproductions of the works from anywhere on your personal device).

What to Expect
Viewing each Masterwork through The Dalí Museum app on a mobile device, visitors see the paintings come to life, highlighting and exploring their complexities. The details featured in the AR experience are based in part on common questions and challenges Museum-goers have about these works, providing a more meaningful understanding of Dalí’s canvases. Those who have seen these paintings are invited to look again and experience them in a whole new way.

To Get the App on Your Device
1. Connect to Wi-Fi
2. Search App Store (Apple) or Google Play (Android) for “The Dalí Museum”
3. Click “get” or “install”

Museum visitors who do not have their own devices with them are invited to use complimentary devices available at The Dalí, included in the price of admission.


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.