Another day (weekend) in paradise, as they say. While the North braces for another snow storm, we roll down the windows and feel the breeze. It’s the perfect spring weekend to get out to your favorite spot on Beach Drive, take a stroll next to the Bay, or enjoy some gelato. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the shine.
THURSDAY APRIL 12TH
Dali/Duchamp Exhibit at the Dali Museum
The Dali/Duchamp exhibition invites you to examine the relationship between Salvador Dali and the father of conceptual art, Marcel Duchamp. The first exhibit dedicated to their friendship and its influence on the work of both artists Dali/Duchamp explores the common ground, both personal and aesthetic, shared by these two modern icons. The exhibit brings together around 60 works, including some of Dali’s most inspired and technically accomplished paintings and sculptures, and Duchamp’s ground breaking assemblages and ready-mades.
Fine Art after 5pm: reduced admission to The Dali Museum & MFA
Fine art can be pricey. Thursdays after 5pm, visit the Dali for just $10, and the MFA for $5. Have a glass of wine and stroll the museums for the perfect Happy Hour.
More Dali Museum information can be found here.
Museum of Fine Arts information can be found here.
Be sure to check out the MFA’s Star Wars & the Power of Costume exhibit before it’s gone.
FRIDAY APRIL 13TH
HYbar Happy Hour
Hit the bar at St. Pete’s newest hotel – The Hyatt Place St. Pete. Celebrate your long week with a cold craft cocktail or local craft brew while listening to local live music! This high brow happy hour happens every Friday night, with beautiful views and great deals. Happy Hour runs from 4:30pm-7:30pm.
SATURDAY APRIL 14TH
Dali and Beyond Film Series: The Game (1997)
The Dali & Beyond Film Series features an eclectic selection of films – both familiar and fantastic – with monthly themes ranging from horror, experimental and psychological to kid-friendly and world cinema. In conjunction with The Dali Museum’s exhibition Dali/Duchamp, February’s Dali & Beyond Film Series features documentaries that introduce the two exhibiting artists, Salvador Dali & Marcel Duchamp. This week’s film: The Game (1997).
Assisted Readymade Talk at the Dali
In partnership with The Morean Arts Center and in celebration of our current special exhibition, Dali/Duchamp (Feb 10 – May 27, 2018), The Dali Museum is hosting an engaging discussion with Steve Beverage regarding the history of the readymade, the surrealist object and other relevant contemporary approaches to sculptural art-making. The presentation will examine Marcel Duchamp’s and Salvador Dali’s influence on other artists and focus on identifying useful strategies for creating assisted readymade sculptures. 4-5pm. Free.
Swim Across America – Tampa Bay Open Water Swim
This event is not a competition, but an enjoyable fundraising event for everyone! You can sign up as a swimmer, kayaker, or event volunteer. As a swimmer, you will be expected to raise a minimum amount of money based on your age and the event in which you choose to participate. There are no minimum fundraising amounts for kayakers, paddle boarders or event volunteers, however, we do encourage you to do so if at all possible. More info here.
Running for (Coffee) Brews!
Join Run For Brews every Saturday morning at 8am for a FREE 5K run in DTSP, followed by coffee and breakfast at Mickey’s Cafe on Central! The 5K is a beautiful waterfront route in downtown St. Pete… and runners receive 10% off food and drinks at Mickey’s on their return! Kick that New Years Resolution into full gear and get running! All levels are welcome…walkers, runners, joggers! If you haven’t already signed a waiver, please do so at www.runningforbrews.com.
Saturday Morning Market at Al Lang Stadium
St. Pete’s favorite way to say good morning is on Beach Drive. It’s full of all of the goods – and eats – to make your Saturday morning sweet. Stop by from 9am to 2pm. For more information, visit their website: http://saturdaymorningmarket.com/
SUNDAY APRIL 15TH
Yoga at the Dali
From 10:30-11:45am every Sunday. Join Lucky Cat Yoga every Sunday at The Dali – a remarkable environment where Dali’s energy infuses the physical, mental and spiritual inspiration of yoga. Classes are held in the Raymond James Community Room or Avant-Garden, both with incredible views of the waterfront.
The Lucky Cats teach vinyasa yoga, an all-levels approach that incorporates an interplay of basic breath work, postures, meditation and relaxation. Each student is encouraged to awaken and sustain their practice at their own pace. Please arrive early on a light stomach. Don’t have a mat? We have several on hand to lend.
Cost: $10 members and students, $15 non-members.
Masterpieces & Mimosas at the Dali Museum
Let’s get (Sur)real. What could be better than a Spanish brunch, complete with mimosas AND the wild works of Salvador Dali? No comparison. Grab a companion for your journey into weird and wonderful from 11 to 4pm in the museum’s Gala Cafe.