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Dali puts ‘Midnight in Paris’ online; Hine appears in video greeting

Bill DeYoung



Dali Museum director Hank Hine will spek today on "Inside the Corner Office."

In what now seems like a quaint and overly optimistic gesture, in the early days of the Covid-19 crisis the Dali Museum announced it was closing its doors until March 31.

Of course, everything changed between the museum’s March 15 announcement – which amounted to “sorry for the temporary inconvenience” – and today, the 31st.

Today, the Dali officially announced that it will be closed “until further notice.”

The popular Midnight in Paris: Surrealism at the Crossroads exhibit, originally scheduled to close on April 9, will not return. In its place, the Dali has created an online version for perusal.

Museum director Hank Hine appeared in a 60-second video announcing the closure, extolling the virtues of the Dali’s numerous virtual experiences, and promising to be back as soon as possible. “Meanwhile,” he says, “stay well. Keep it surreal.”

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