To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, Chali-Rosso Art Gallery brought a spectacular gift to Vancouver in the form of a magnificent, iconic, bronze, Salvador Dali sculpture.  The sculpture, titled Dance of Time, is on display in a public space, for all to enjoy, for 150 days in 2017. This sculpture is part of the Definitely Dali project, presented by the Chali-Rosso Gallery, and provides Vancouver residents unrestricted access to one of the most iconic sculptures of the Modern Masters.
The nearly 7 feet tall and 860 lb sculpture is on loan from the Stratton Institute and will be exhibited from May to September 2017, in the Heritage District Downtown Vancouver, at Hornby and West Hastings Street. The official public unveiling took place at this location on 6th of May.
An additional 21 gallery size Dali sculptures are exhibited in the Chali-Rosso Art Gallery's Howe Street location.

Browse our extensive MEDIA COVERAGE, click here to see articles, interviews and videos about the full story of the sculpture and of its journey from Europe to Canada. Special thanks to Kari Kylo of Soma Works for her outstanding PR work.

For the duration of the “Definitely Dali project”, public donations received, as well as a percentage of Chali-Rosso Art Gallery sales will go to Arts Umbrella, a non-profit arts education centre for young people.

Our generous partners and endorsers:
i-Exit Downtown Vancouver
AIM Medical Imaging
Downtown Business Improvement Association
Museum of Vancouver
Oakridge Centre

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Paris, Espace Montmartre, 2004
Mexico City, Sumaya Museum, 2008
Shanghai, Zendai MOMA, 2009
Courchevel, Open Air Exhibition, 2009 - 2010
Singapore, Art Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands, 2011
Venice, Museo di Sant’Apollonia, 2011
Taipei, National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, 2012
Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, 2012 - 2013
Marseille, Galerie Mickael Marciano, 2013
Shanghai, Bund 18, 2015
Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, 2016


The annual Definitely Dalí Project has grown in momentum since Chali-Rosso Art Gallery had their first Salvador Dalí sculpture exhibition in 2014. As part of the Canada 150 celebrations in Vancouver, the gallery will kick off this year’s exhibition with a very special event. Beginning on May 6th and for the next 150 days, the residents and guests of the city of Vancouver will have the opportunity to freely enjoy the iconic masterpiece by Salvador Dalí titled the Dance of Time I. For the first time in Canada, this awe inspiring work of art will be unveiled at Lot 19, in the unique public park space on West Hastings, at the foot of Hornby Street. To compliment the 7 foot tall installation, just a few steps away, the Chali-Rosso Art Gallery will host a free exhibition of 21 gallery sized sculptures and fine art by Salvador Dalí, as well as other historic European artists including Picasso, Chagall, Miro and Matisse.