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Dali’s response to Francisco Goya’s Los Caprichos

Did you see the recent stories in the Examiner newspaper? Thank you so much to everyone who has come to have a look at the Goya x Dali suite! We hope you have enjoyed your visit! Our current exhibition portrays Salvador Dali’s response to Francisco Goya’s Los Caprichos. Goya’s suite was published in 1799. Goya’s …


What do dreams look like? Find out in the 2D Surrealist Art Prize exhibition

Twenty-five artists have been shortlisted for the Surrealist Art Prize, to be displayed in an exhibition at dAda mUse and to compete for two prizes. Artworks selected have responded to the Salvador Dalí collection by including Dalinian symbology as well as portraying dreams and visions of the artists. The overall Winner of the Art Prize …


Calling all dreamers and visionaries!

Do your creations transcend the boundaries of the ordinary? If so, this is your moment to shine! Join us as we celebrate the enigmatic, the bizarre, and the wonderfully surreal in art! The dAda mUse 2D Surrealist Art prize is in its inaugural year! With prizes on offer, it’s time to get your creative brains …

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Launceston’s monument to Dali

Did you catch the story about the collector of Salvador Dali artworks and dAda mUse in the Examiner newspaper recently? We know some of you did! Thank you to those who have popped into the art museum after reading about us. We hope you had a wonderful visit and can’t wait to see you again …


Celebrating Salvador Dali’s birthday!

dAda mUse is celebrating Salvador Dali’s birthday today in the art museum. Artist Salvador Dalí was born 11 May 1904 and died 23 January 1989. Born in Figueres Spain, he was the son of Salvador Dalí Cusí and Felipa Doménech Ferrés. The art museum is decorated today, and we have Chupa Chups available for donation. …


dAda mUse opens the doors

Launceston’s new surrealist art museum that holds Australia’s largest Salvador Dali works on paper collection has opened its doors today. We are excited to have had visitors from Tasmania, Victoria, and New South Wales this morning and we look forward to the journey ahead. For opening hours, please visit


A surrealist art museum is opening in April 2023 showcasing Salvador Dalí works on paper

The secret is out! The 1842 Johnstone and Wilmot building, located on Cimitiere Street Launceston, will accommodate a new art museum called dAda mUse, presenting Australia’s largest Salvador Dalí works on paper collection. “The Johnstone and Wilmot building is one of Launceston’s most historically significant buildings. It has been meticulously refurbished to retain historic features …


A new cultural destination for Tasmania in 2023

Onlookers have been wondering about construction works at the 1842 Johnstone and Wilmot building on Cimitiere Street, Launceston. The transformation project of the significant heritage listed building has been taking place since late 2019. The highly anticipated announcement of what is opening in the building will be made soon. What is dAda mUse?