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Past Exhibits

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Sharing Salvador: The history of the Dalí Museum and the Morse Collection

2010 28 May
2010 01 Dec

Sharing Salvador presents a selection of paintings, objects and photographs accompanied by an historical narrative on the origins of the Dalí Museum. This important exhibition-the last in our building before our opening on January 11, 2011 in the new Dali-will pay special homage to our benefactors, the Morse Family. Sharing Salvador is curated by Joan Kropf and Dirk Armstrong.

May 28, 2010 through December 1, 2010

Sharing Salvador: The history of the Dalí Museum and the Morse Collection

Sharing Salvador presents a selection of paintings, objects and photographs accompanied by an historical narrative on the origins of the Dalí Museum. This important exhibition-the last in our building before our opening on January 11, 2011 in the new Dali-will pay special homage to our benefactors, the Morse Family. Sharing Salvador is curated by Joan Kropf and Dirk Armstrong.

Dali: Gems

2010 23 May

Dali: Gems featured selections of the artist's work by celebrated friends of the Dali, including Alice Cooper, Jeff Koons, Susan Sarandon and John Waters - and an opportunity for Dalí visitors to select their favorite work of art.
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May 23, 2010 through

Dali: Gems

Dali: Gems featured selections of the artist's work by celebrated friends of the Dali, including Alice Cooper, Jeff Koons, Susan Sarandon and John Waters - and an opportunity for Dalí visitors to select their favorite work of art.
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Dali: Seen Through Glass

2009 24 Jun
2009 06 Nov

Salvador Dalí produced glass sculptures called pâte de verre from 1968 to 1984 for the Daum Crystal company in France. A selection of ten sculptures from our collection was on display. Daum is a prestigious French glass company recognized as one of the major forces for innovative glassmaking beginning with the Art Nouveau movement of the early 1900s to present.
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June 24, 2009 through November 6, 2009

Dali: Seen Through Glass

Salvador Dalí produced glass sculptures called pâte de verre from 1968 to 1984 for the Daum Crystal company in France. A selection of ten sculptures from our collection was on display. Daum is a prestigious French glass company recognized as one of the major forces for innovative glassmaking beginning with the Art Nouveau movement of the early 1900s to present.
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June 13, 2009 through October 4, 2009

Dalí in AUSTRALIA / Salvador Dalí: Liquid Desire

Salvador Dalí: Liquid Desire is the first comprehensive retrospective of the work of Salvador Dalí ever to be staged in Australia.
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July 10, 2009 through February 7, 2020

Traces [of the Avant-garde]: Mabel Palacin

Una noche sin fin derives from Dali’s persistent interest in photography and film, specifically his fascination with high-speed photography
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February 20, 2009 through March 22, 2009

The Hillsborough Student Surrealist Art Exhibit

First annual juried exhibition presenting approximately 100 works by Hillsborough County middle and high school students demonstrating the ongoing popularity and attraction of Surrealism for new generations of artists.
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Dalí , Freud and Surrealism

2009 20 Feb
2009 08 Nov

Dali, Freud and Surrealism displayed 70 works from the museum's permanent collection centering on two important influences in Dalí's life: Sigmund Freud and the 20th century Avant-garde movement which closely based its ideas on the writings of Freud.
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February 20, 2009 through November 8, 2009

Dalí , Freud and Surrealism

Dali, Freud and Surrealism displayed 70 works from the museum's permanent collection centering on two important influences in Dalí's life: Sigmund Freud and the 20th century Avant-garde movement which closely based its ideas on the writings of Freud.
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Wilfredo Lam in North America

2008 03 Oct
2009 11 Jan

Wifredo Lam was born in Sagua la Grande, Cuba, in 1902. His parents were of Chinese, African, and Spanish ancestry. In 1923 Lam moved to Spain to study art at the Museo del Prado, Madrid (under a former teacher of Salvador Dalí) remaining in Spain another thirteen years.
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October 3, 2008 through January 11, 2009

Wilfredo Lam in North America

Wifredo Lam was born in Sagua la Grande, Cuba, in 1902. His parents were of Chinese, African, and Spanish ancestry. In 1923 Lam moved to Spain to study art at the Museo del Prado, Madrid (under a former teacher of Salvador Dalí) remaining in Spain another thirteen years.
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Myth in Dali’s Art

2008 03 Oct
2009 15 Feb

Salvador Dalí's interest in mythology developed from his readings of Sigmund Freud, who looked to the myths of the past in order to understand fundamental principles of the human psyche. After reading Freud, Dalí wrote that he was "seized with the real vice of self-interpretation, not only of my dreams but of everything that happened to me, however accidental it might seem at first glance."
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October 3, 2008 through February 15, 2009

Myth in Dali’s Art

Salvador Dalí's interest in mythology developed from his readings of Sigmund Freud, who looked to the myths of the past in order to understand fundamental principles of the human psyche. After reading Freud, Dalí wrote that he was "seized with the real vice of self-interpretation, not only of my dreams but of everything that happened to me, however accidental it might seem at first glance."
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THE FINE ART OF COLLECTING DALÍ

2008 22 Jun
2008 01 Jan

The Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida, has been home of the most comprehensive collection of Salvador Dalí's works in America for 25 years. But how did this revered collection come to be?
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June 22, 2008 through January 1, 2008

THE FINE ART OF COLLECTING DALÍ

The Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida, has been home of the most comprehensive collection of Salvador Dalí's works in America for 25 years. But how did this revered collection come to be?
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If someday I may die, though it is unlikely, I hope the people in the cafés will say, ‘Dalí has died, but not entirely.’ – Salvador Dalí