by Bianca L. Granado
Don’t miss the rare opportunity to see a literary masterpiece come to life through the work of world renowned surrealist painter Salvador Dalí in “Dalí illustrates Dante’s Divine Comedy” currently on display at the Las Cruces Museum of Art in Las Cruces, New Mexico until Nov. 25.
The show is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the complete 100-piece suite in its entirety. The paintings are Dalí’s visual interpretation of Dante’s literary masterpiece The Divine Comedy, chronicling his epic journey through Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven. At this time, there are no plans to ever show the exhibit again.
Exhibit guidebooks and catalogs are available while viewing the exhibit, which is supported by an education gallery and the Dali gift shop. Guided tours can be scheduled.
Admission is $5 for adults; 18 and under, free. Exhibition hours are Tuesday – Thursday, 10 am – 5 pm; Friday, 10 am – 7 pm; Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm; Sunday, 1 – 5 pm; closed Monday. The Las Cruces Museum of Art is located at 501 N. Main St.
For more information, call 575-541-2137 or visit museums.las-cruces.org.