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Public Tours at Dia:Beacon


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27/08/2016 13:00 27/08/2016 14:00 Europe/London Public Tours at Dia:Beacon Dia:Beacon provides guided tours every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm. Tours are free with admission. Reservations are not necessary but can be made in person at the admissions desk.      Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Public Tours at Dia:Beacon
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Jeffrey Weiss on Robert Morris


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DiaTalks

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08/10/2016 02:30 08/10/2016 23:45 Europe/London Jeffrey Weiss on Robert Morris DiaTalks is a new series that brings together leading scholars, curators, and writers to consider the work of a single artist currently on view at Dia, in the form of lectures, discussions, and symposia. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 2:30 pm Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 Free with museum admission. No reservations required.  Jeffrey Weiss Jeffrey Weiss is a senior curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, where he co-runs the Panza Collection Initiative, a Mellon Foundation study project devoted to the museum’s holdings in Minimal, Postminimal, and Conceptual art. In 2008 he served as director of Dia Art Foundation, leaving to return to academic and curatorial work. Widely published on topics of modern and postwar art, his writing is regularly featured in Artforum. Recent projects include a systematic catalogue of the early object sculptures of Robert Morris (Yale University Press, 2014) and the exhibition On Kawara—Silence, which took place at the Guggenheim in 2015.     Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Jeffrey Weiss on Robert Morris
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Community Free Day


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Community Free Day

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08/10/2016 11:00 08/10/2016 18:00 Europe/London Community Free Day Dia:Beacon’s quarterly Community Free Days offer engaging programs suitable for a broad audience, including thematic tours of the collection and special exhibitions, gallery talks, interactive workshops for children and families, and performances. Admission is free for residents of Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester counties. Saturday, October 8, 2016Community Free Day11 am–6 pm Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, New York 12508 Please bring a driver’s license or other government-issued ID for entry to the museum. Schedule  11:30 amInvestigating Site I: A Guided Walk Join Scenic Hudson educator Kate Brill and artist Daniel Oates-Kuhn on an exploratory journey that includes Dia:Beacon and Long Dock Park as sites to be examined through their histories, found objects, and physical environments. Family-friendly outdoor program; all ages welcome. (1 hour) 12:30 pmInvestigating Site II: Hudson River Beach CombCollect, touch, and identify natural and man-made artifacts in a beach comb along the shores of the Hudson River with Scenic Hudson educator Kate Brill and artist Daniel Oates-Kuhn. Family-friendly outdoor program; all ages welcome.  (1 hour) 1 pmFrom Absence to PresenceDia guide Jaanika Peerna leads an experiential tour examining the different ways that artists Michael Heizer, Robert Irwin, Gerhard Richter, and Fred Sandback use emptiness and absence as materials that invite the viewer into the present moment. (1 hour) 1 pmRoll Out: Blend with John ChamberlainStop by the John Chamberlain gallery for a playful experience with Thordis’ Barge (1980–81) with Dia educators Kirsten Mosher and Effie Phillips-Staley. (45 minutes) 2 pmRoll Out: Build with John ChamberlainBuild, touch, play, bend, and stretch with materials, textures, and colors to create an extra-large soft sculpture in the Learning Lab. This drop-in program is perfect families and children of all ages. (2 hours) 2:30 pmDiaTalksGuggenheim senior curator and scholar Jeffrey Weiss leads a focused talk on Robert Morris. (1 hour)             4 pmBeer Tasting Enjoy beers from Beacon-based microbrewery 2 Way Brewing Company. (1 hour)       Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Community Free Day
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Investigating Site


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Community Free Day

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08/10/2016 11:30 08/10/2016 1:30 Europe/London Investigating Site Event Details Saturday, October 8, 2016, 11:30 am–1:30 pm (view schedule and locations below) Free with museum admission.No reservations required.Family-friendly outdoor program. This event is part of Community Free Day. About the ProgramJoin Scenic Hudson educator Kate Brill and artist Daniel Oates-Kuhn on an exploratory journey that includes Dia:Beacon and Long Dock Park as sites to be examined through their histories, found objects, and physical environments. Following the guided walk, participants are invited to collect, touch, and identify natural and man-made objects in a beach comb along the shores of the Hudson River. 11:30 am–12:30 pmInvestigating Site I: A Guided WalkStart Location: Forecourt, Dia:BeaconWalk will conclude at Long Dock Park, Beacon 12:30–1:30 pmInvestigating Site II: Hudson Valley Beach CombLocation: Long Dock Park, Beacon Kate BrillKate Brill is the education outreach coordinator at Scenic Hudson, Poughkeepsie, New York. She received a BS in environmental science from Binghamton University, New York, and an MAT in 7–12 integrated science from Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon. An active member of the New York State Outdoor Education Association and a former biology and environmental science teacher, Brill loves living in the Hudson Valley and spends her time exploring her interests in jewelry making, crafts, birds, moss, and slimy things.  Daniel Oates-KuhnDaniel Oates-Kuhn is a multimedia artist living and working in Beacon, New York, and serves as Dia:Beacon’s assistant manager of visitor services. Originally from the Hudson Valley, Oates-Kuhn attended the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver, British Columbia, and has exhibited his work in Vancouver, New York, and San Francisco. About Scenic HudsonScenic Hudson works to protect and restore the Hudson River and its majestic landscape as an irreplaceable national treasure and public resource. Its team of experts combines land acquisition, support for agriculture, citizen-based advocacy, and sophisticated planning tools to create environmentally healthy communities, champion smart economic growth, open up riverfronts to the public, and preserve the valley’s inspiring beauty and natural resources.     Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Investigating Site
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From Absence to Presence


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Community Free Day

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08/10/2016 01:00 08/10/2016 02:00 Europe/London From Absence to Presence Event Details Saturday, October 8, 2016, 1–2 pm Free with museum admission.No reservations required.Family-friendly outdoor program. This event is part of Community Free Day. About the ProgramDia guide Jaanika Peerna leads an experiential tour examining the different ways that artists Michael Heizer, Robert Irwin, Gerhard Richter, and Fred Sandback use emptiness and absence as materials that invite the viewer into the present moment.  Jaanika PeernaJaanika Peerna is an Estonian-born, internationally exhibited artist, who has lived and worked in New York since 1998. Her work encompasses drawings, installation, and performance that often deal with the theme of transitions in light, air, water, and other natural phenomena. Her work is represented in the United States by ARC Fine Art in Fairfield, Connecticut, in Europe by Ulf Larsson in Cologne, and IdeelArt worldwide. Peerna won the FID Grand Prize 2016 for her innovative work in drawing.     Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; From Absence to Presence
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Roll Out: Build and Blend with John Chamberlain


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Community Free Day

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08/10/2016 01:00 08/10/2016 04:00 Europe/London Roll Out: Build and Blend with John Chamberlain Event DetailsSaturday, October 8, 2016, 1–4 pm (view schedule and locations below) Free with museum admission.No reservations required.Family-friendly, drop-in program. This event is part of Community Free Day. About the ProgramStop by the John Chamberlain gallery for a playful experience with Thordis’ Barge (1980–81) with Dia educators Kirsten Mosher and Effie Phillips-Staley. Then build, touch, play, bend, and stretch with materials, textures, and colors to create an extra-large soft sculpture in the Learning Lab. 1–1:45 pmRoll Out: Blend with John ChamberlainLocation: John Chamberlain gallery 2–4 pmRoll Out: Build with John ChamberlainLocation: Learning Lab Kirsten MosherKirsten Mosher is a visual artist engaged in video, writing, studio work, and art in public places. Mosher’s work often documents the clash between two spaces or systems, such as inside/outside, private/public, or natural/artificial. Mosher has been showing her work nationally and internationally since the late 1980s and has been engaged in an ongoing interactive public space project at the Mobil gas station in Beacon, New York, since 2014. Her current project Soul Mate 180° received an award from the Art and Technology Lab at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2016. Effie Phillips-Staley Effie Phillips-Staley is an educator, artist, and researcher with a strong interest in gallery-based learning for all ages. She has worked for the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, both in New York, and most recently for Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. Phillips-Staley holds a BA in art history from the University of California, Berkeley, an MFA from the University of California, Davis, and an MA in education from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York.      Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Roll Out: Build and Blend with John Chamberlain
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Poetry Reading

Mary Jo Bang and David Lehman


Dia:Chelsea

Readings in Contemporary Poetry

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18/10/2016 18:30 18/10/2016 23:45 Europe/London Mary Jo Bang and David Lehman Event Details Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 6:30 pmDia:Chelsea535 West 22nd Street, 5th FloorNew York City Free for Dia members; $10 general admission; $6 admission for students and seniors Advance ticket purchases recommended. Tickets are also available for purchase at the door, subject to availability.    Mary Jo Bang Mary Jo Bang is a poet and teacher who lives and works in Saint Louis. She received an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University, New York. She is the author of seven books of poems, including The Last Two Seconds (Graywolf Press, 2015). Bang is a professor of English at Washington University in Saint Louis. ME, A CRONICLE PDF of ME, A CRONICLE   David Lehman David Lehman is a poet and teacher who lives and works in New York and Ithaca. He received a PhD in English from Columbia University, New York. He is the author of several collections of poems, including New and Selected Poems (Scribner, 2013). His most recent nonfiction book is Sinatra’s Century: One Hundred Notes on the Man and His World (HarperCollins, 2015).                                                       Romulus and Remus  Look for Remus in the index of a book And you are bound to get “See Romulus” Which is perfectly logical but makes me wonder About indexes, or indices, and why I prefer the former As the plural except in a financial context, and how An index to a book that may not exist may imply A whole biography, as my friend Paul Violi Showed in his poem “Index.” My late friend Paul Violi, whom I still see in the street Sometimes, walking along at an unhurried pace So if I walk fast I will catch up to him at the corner Before the light turns green.     Dia:Chelsea FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Mary Jo Bang and David Lehman
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Lecture

Trevor Paglen on Robert Smithson


Dia:Chelsea

Artists on Artists Lecture Series

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25/10/2016 18:30 25/10/2016 23:45 Europe/London Trevor Paglen on Robert Smithson Trevor Paglen was born in Camp Springs, Maryland, in 1974. His work has been included in exhibitions at the Hessel Museum of Art, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, Musée de design et d’arts appliqués contemporains, Lausanne, Switzerland, Fondazione Prada, Milan, Gwangju Biennial, and Israel Museum, Jerusalem. In 2016 Paglen received the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize. He lives and works in New York. Event Details Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 6:30 pmDia:Chelsea535 West 22nd Street, 5th FloorNew York City Free for Dia members; $10 general admission; $6 admission for students and seniors Advance ticket purchases recommended. Tickets are also available for purchase at the door, subject to availability.      Dia:Chelsea FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Trevor Paglen on Robert Smithson