Museum collections may be curated to showcase styles, media, historical timelines, themes or the life & work of an individual. Built to honor one (extraordinary) person’s vision, talent and life, The Dalí is one such Artist’s Museum.
The Artist’s Museum is grounded in the art, archives and biographical complexity of a single creative individual. Holistic and immersive, each museum is unique in its relation to its artist, but is always an entry into the living breath of the creative process, a laboratory for examining history through an individual life and vision. As such, the Artist’s Museum proposes a challenge and alternative to the usual history of art and the usual experience of the public, while generating enrichment and new understanding.
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; it 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.
Source: Dali Online
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