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Dali Museum offers admission special to start year


Published:   |   Updated: December 30, 2013 at 04:21 PM

The Dali Museum is offering special $14 admission tickets that are bought on site to start the New Year on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The museum, located at One Dali Blvd., St. Petersburg, is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, and until 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Current exhibits include

* “Print is the New Black: Dali Printmaker” explores the narratives that print conveys, which showcases the artist’s expertise and inventiveness as an image-maker. Visitors can see Dali’s fine and varied technique in illustrations for a range of subjects including Alice in Wonderland, Les Chants de Maldoror, Don Quixote, Carmen, the Bible and Dante’s Divine Comedy.

* Dali’s Santiago El Grande (1957), a monumental painting of the patron saint of Spain, is on loan from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Dali himself described the work as “the greatest painting since Raphael.”

Regular admission rates are $21 for adults; $19 for seniors over 65, and members of the military, police and firefighters; $15 for children ages 13 to 17 and students 18 and older with identification; and $7 for children ages 6 to 12; and free for children 5 and younger. The museum also offers $10 admissions after 5 p.m. on Thursdays, when the facility is open until 8 p.m.

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