Museums for All to increase accessibility of high-quality museum learning resources
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Dalí Museum announced today that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), the program encourages people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits.
The program supports those receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits visiting The Dalí for a minimal fee of $3 per person, up to four people. The Museum is also offering complimentary parking, when available, to Museums for All ticket purchasers. Eligible community members may purchase advance timed tickets at TheDali.org/M4A. Visitors should present their SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card at the Museum.
“Museums for All is part of the The Dalí Museum’s commitment to include and welcome all audiences,” said Dr. Hank Hine, executive director at The Dalí. “The program is an opportunity to broaden the Museum’s visitor base and reach out to underserved communities.”
Similar free and reduced admission is available to eligible members of the public at more than 700 museums across the country. Museums for All helps expand access to museums and also raise public awareness about how museums in the U.S. are reaching their entire communities. More than 700 institutions participate in the initiative, including art museums, children’s museums, science centers, botanical gardens, zoos, history museums, and more. Participating museums are located nationwide, representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Virgin Islands.
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About The Dalí Museum
The Dalí Museum, located in picturesque downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, is home to one of the most acclaimed collections of a single modern artist in the world, with over 2,000 works representing every moment and medium of Salvador Dalí’s creative life. 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 was named one of the 10 most interesting museums in the world by Architectural Digest. The Dalí’s acclaimed digital experiences have received numerous national and international awards for creative innovation. The Museum is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to preserve Dalí’s legacy for generations to come and serve as an active resource in the cultural life of the community and the world at large.
The Dalí is open daily, located at One Dalí Boulevard, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701. For more information visit TheDali.org or download the free Dalí Museum App.
About the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. Our mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning and cultural and civic engagement. Our grant making, policy development and research help libraries and museums deliver valuable services that make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
About the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM)
The Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) champions children’s museums worldwide.
With more than 460 members in 50 states and 19 countries, ACM leverages the collective knowledge of children’s museums through convening, sharing and dissemination. Learn more at www.childrensmuseums.org.
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