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Members’ Preview: Surrealist Art

Friday 11 June 2021, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Join us at our members preview of Surrealist Art: Masterpieces from Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen before it opens to the general public on Saturday 12 June 2021.

Get up close to some of Salvador Dalí’s most important paintings and sculpture. Explore the layers of his masterpiece Impressions of Africa in an immersive digital projection. See his sensuous Mae West Lips Sofa, and watch extracts from his sensational film The Golden Age, which caused a riot at its first screening in 1930s Paris.

Hear the anarchic chaos of the Cabaret Voltaire – where dada, the forerunner to surrealism, first emerged. Step inside a René Magritte painting. Record one of your dreams to add to our archive, inspired by the original Bureau of Surrealist Research.

Lizzie Bisley, Modern  Art Curator, will join us with a couple of pop up talks at 2.30pm and 4pm which will give some quick insights into the exhibition as a whole.

Come any time between 2pm and 6pm on 11 June (last entry into exhibition at 5.30pm). If you’re unable to join us on the 11th the Friends have a special rate for general tickets of $17.50

Members only - free to attend.


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Friday 11 June 2021
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Toi Art, Level 4, Te Papa
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Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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