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Salvador Dali artwork gets a bath at St. Pete museum listen

06/12/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Museum patrons in St. Petersburg will have the first ever opportunity to watch giant canvas paintings get cleaned at the Salvador Dali museum. Four of his largest works displayed at the new waterfront museum will be washed and restored over the next two weeks by a team of professional art conservators in an exhibit open to patrons.

“Some of it is very simple. Some of it is vacuum cleaners.”

Hank Hine is the director of The Salvador Dali museum. He said ov...

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New Dali Museum Opens In St. Petersburg listen

01/11/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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The new Salvador Dali Museum opened today in downtown St. Petersburg. The new home for one of the largest Dali collections in the world stands as a remarkable tribute to the artist.

Construction on the new Dali museum spanned over 23 months, but today the new building is finally open to the public. Two main focal points make this building particularly unique. The new museum was designed and constructed by the Beck Group. It boasts a glass enigma consisting of thousands of triangular glas...

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Live preview of new Salvador Dali Museum opening in St. Pete listen

01/10/11 Seán Kinane & Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tomorrow the new Salvador Dali Museum opens to the public in St. Petersburg. Our reporter, Janelle Irwin just toured the museum and is live on the scene.

"Hi Sean, I'm here in front of the new Salvador Dali Museum in downtown St. Petersburg. Beautiful building overlooking Tampa Bay that is set to open tomorrow beginning with a procession from the old building that will end here at the new building at around 10 a.m. They also have a ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for noon tomorrow that ...

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