Salvador Dali Museum
The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg is recognized as the main museum and landmark of the American South. It is noteworthy that the museum building itself, built in 2011 and known as the Gala Dali museum, looks like a work of art.
Excursion to the Salvador Dali Museum in Florida
Florida's Dali Museum is located in the city under the modest name of St. Petersburg. Spouses Morse spent a few decades of life on the collection of a unique exhibition, which includes not only oil paintings or surreal installations that amaze the imagination, but also more than 1,300 watercolors of the artist.
Dali Museum St. Petersburg is a collection of 2100 masterworks from different periods of his work, represented by 96 paintings, 100 watercolors and drawings, 1300 graphic drawings, photographs, sculptures.
The museum amazes with the integrity of the collection. Collect it began in '42, at the peak of the artist's popularity. The exposition includes canvases not too well known to the general public, sketches, sketches, monumental painting.
Of the well-known works presented the birth of a new man, a portrait of Abraham Lincoln, Hallucinogenic bullfighter, the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. The largest collection of works of Salvador can be visited not only in his homeland.
Visiting of museum
Dali Museum is not the only museum in the world completely dedicated to Dali art, but the most democratic and convenient for viewing. Visitors are given special bracelets, like in clubs. The bracelet allows, if desired, to leave the museum and return again. A free tour of the Dali Museum is included in the educational program and quite informative.
The building of the museum itself is interesting, striking with its internal and external surrealistic forms, snail-stairs, windows of an unusual shape.
Around the museum is the Dalian Square, in which there are mustache benches with which the famous soft Dali watches hang, various surreal expositions. The climate of Florida is great for outdoor installations of Dali and has similarities with the climate of Spain - the artist's homeland. Bright tropical greenery serves as an excellent design for the lovingly conscious interiors and exteriors of the museum.
The Salvador Dali Museum is highly recommended to visit for students of art schools, artists and, of course, for all connoisseurs of the great Spanish artist. Get ready to spend more than one hour, considering the amazing work of the great master.
The presence in the exhibition of watercolors, pair of works, sketches shed light on the technical side of the features of the creative manner of the artist.
The cost of admission to the Dali Museum is about $20. Parking next to the museum is paid. There are free tours and paid audio guides. On the ground floor there is a cafe, an art shop where you can buy luxuriously published exhibition catalogs, souvenirs and postcards. People with an art education should plan on visiting the museum all day. The whole amazing and gorgeous day is completely surrounded by the work of Dali.
Gala Dali Cafe
Take a break and be distracted, try Spanish cuisine in a cozy cafe, named after his wife, the muse of Dali "Gala". With the life and work of the great gala can be found by watching a movie in the theater of the museum.
Leaving the museum, do not forget to go to the shop at the museum and purchase your favorite reproduction of a painting, a book, or another souvenir.
|Duration of the tour||10-12 hours|
|Conditions of the tour|
|Address||1 Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33701|
|Hours of operation||Museum open 7 days a week. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Mar 8-10 2019|