Dalí Museum Announces Second Annual Cult Classics Free Summer Movie Series

June 9, 2014

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1980s Classic Ghostbusters to Kick Off Series, Tuesday, June 17th

St. Petersburg, FL (June 5, 2014) – The Dalí Museum announced that their Second annual Cult Classics Summer Movie series will be offered once again on the patio of the Museum’s Avant-garden from June through September. Doors open at 7pm; movies will begin at sunset. Admission is FREE and open to the public.

The popular series kicks off with the 1984 classic, Ghostbusters, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of its release. Guests are invited to bring a lawn chair and enjoy the film, a cash bar, food trucks and games. (No pets, coolers, outside food or beverages are permitted.) The Real Tampa Bay Ghostbusters – an organization dedicated to community outreach – will don their ghost-busting costumes for quintessential photo opps with attendees.

The Dalí’s 2014 Summer Cult Classics Movie Series lineup includes:
Ghostbusters: Tuesday, June 17
Wayne’s World: Tuesday, July 15
Airplane: Tuesday, August 19
Fight Club: Tuesday, September 23

During the films, the Museum galleries will be closed; visitors can return during normal Museum operating hours to view the permanent collection and special exhibition, Marvels of Illusion, which runs June 14-October, 12, 2014. The films will be offered “rain or shine” (inside the Museum’s Raymond James Community Room in the case of inclement weather).

About The Dalí Museum
The Dalí Museum, located in the heart of beautiful downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, is home to an unparalleled collection of Salvador Dalí art, featuring more than 2,000 works by the renowned and influential 20th century Spanish artist. The building is itself a work of art, featuring 1,062 triangular-shaped glass panels – the only structure of its kind in North America. Nicknamed the Enigma, it provides an unprecedented view of St. Petersburg’s picturesque waterfront.

The Museum has attracted world-wide attention, and among other distinguished awards it has received, was listed by AOL Travel News as “one of the top buildings to see in your lifetime.” The Dalí Museum is located at One Dalí Boulevard, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701. For additional information call 727-823-3767 or visit TheDali.org.