A surreal scavenger hunt at the Dalí Museum

A surreal scavenger hunt at the Dalí Museum

Visiting an art museum may not be at the top of your “to do” list if you’re a four-year-old. But when a docent at the newly-opened Dalí Museum in St. Peterburg, Florida, invited my three kids — ages 4, 6, and 8 — to participate in a scavenger hunt on a recent Sunday afternoon, their expressions quickly shifted from boredom to anticipation.

A scavenger hunt? They nodded their heads enthusiastically.

On the outside, the new museum — referred to as the “Glass Enigma” — doesn’t seem like a kid-friendly place. It is imposing, asymmetrical and, true to the great surrealist, a little strange. Continue reading “A surreal scavenger hunt at the Dalí Museum”