27/08/2016 12:3027/08/2016 15:00Europe/LondonPublic Tours at Dia:BeaconDia:Beacon provides guided tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 and 2 pm. Tours are free with admission. Reservations are not necessary but can be made in person at the admissions desk.
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15/11/2016 14:0015/11/2016 13:00Europe/LondonPublic Tours at Dia:ChelseaDia:Chelsea provides guided tours every Saturday at 2 pm. Tours are free with admission. Reservations are not necessary but can be made in person at the admissions desk located at 545 West 22nd Street.
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01/06/2017 16:0001/06/2017 18:00Europe/LondonDia:Beacon Arts Education Program, 2017 Student Exhibition and ReceptionEvent DetailsThursday, June 1, 2017, 4–6 pm
Dia:Beacon Learning Lab
Dia:Beacon, Riggio Galleries3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508
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The exhibition will also be open Friday, June 2, and Saturday, June 3, from 12 to 4 pm. Additional appointments are available by request; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the exhibitionDia Art Foundation invites you to an exhibition of works made by the 2017 Arts Education Program participating students from Glenham, J. V. Forrestal, Sargent, and South Avenue Elementary Schools as well as Rombout Middle School.
Artist educatorsAlisa Besher, Stephen Kwok, Kirsten Mosher, Julia Norton, and Nora Rodriguez
Participating teachers and classroom aidesRamona Amundson, Kim Asch, Scarlet Breyer, Pamela Ciotoli, Allison DeLisi, Lisa DeMeo, Megan DiMeo, Sallie Farkas, Michelina Farrauto-Martin, Jennifer Gall, Ann Jordan, Victoria Kidd, Kaitlin King, Dena Marro, Gisela Mercado, Cathy Pezzo, Alicia Reilly, Ingrid Richter, Cindy Romine, Jane Sylvester, Edmund Trad, Kerry Velie, Susan Wurtz, and Danielle Yeaple
Special thanksAnn Marie Quartironi, Interim Superintendent; Karen Kellogg, Director of Special Projects; Erik Wright, Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction; Principals Brian Archer, Asheena Baez, Laura Cahill, Cassandra Orser, and Brian Soltish; and Claudine Farley, District Art Department Coordinator
Funding Education at Dia:Beacon is supported by the Dyson Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency.
The Arts Education Program is part of the Sackler Institute at Dia Art Foundation.
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03/06/2017 15:0003/06/2017 23:45Europe/LondonHanne Darboven, Opus 18AEvent DetailsSaturday, June 3, 2017, 3 pm
Dia:Chelsea545 West 22nd StreetNew York City
Free with admission. No reservations required.
In conjunction with the installation of Hanne Darboven’s Kulturgeschichte 1880–1983 (Cultural History 1880–1983, 1980–83), Dia Art Foundation presents four performances of Darboven’s musical compositions for double bass. Completed in 1984, Wunschkonzert is both a large-scale visual installation and a four-part musical score for double bass, featuring Opus 17A, Opus 17B, Opus 18A, and Opus 18B. Opus 17A was first presented at the 1996 opening of Cultural History 1880–1983 at Dia Center for the Arts. In addition to Opus 17A, Robert Black, who performed the work in 1996, performs the three companion pieces—Opus 17B, Opus 18A, and Opus 18B. All four concerts take place within the installation at Dia:Chelsea to allow visitors to experience a live performance of Darboven’s musical work within the all-encompassing visual impact of her installation.
Robert BlackRobert Black is a musician and composer for the solo double bass who collaborates with actors, artists, composers, dancers, musicians, and technophiles. He is a founding and current member of the musical group Bang on a Can All-Stars. Current projects include a Philip Glass commission for a seven-movement solo partita, which includes recited poetry by seven New York-based musicians and poets, and Possessed, a series of solo improvisatory performances in Utah’s rugged landscape. His CD recordings include State of the Bass (O. O. Discs, 1994), Christian Wolff: Look She Said (Complete Works for Bass) (Mode Records, 2002), Giacinto Scelsi: The Works for Double Bass (Mode Records, 2008), and Modern American Bass (New World Records, 2011), in addition to many recordings for Bang on a Can All-Stars (Cantaloupe Records). Black teaches at the Hartt School at the University of Hartford in Connecticut, Manhattan School of Music in New York, and the Festival Eleazar de Carvalho in Brazil.
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24/06/2017 14:3024/06/2017 23:45Europe/LondonAlex Bacon on Hanne Darboven Event Details Saturday, June 24, 2017, 2:30 pm
Dia:Chelsea535 West 22nd Street, 5th FloorNew York City
Free; no reservations required.
Alex Bacon is an art historian based in New York, who also regularly writes criticism and organizes exhibitions of both contemporary and historical art. With Hal Foster, Bacon edited a collection of essays on Richard Hamilton (MIT Press, 2010). He has written for numerous publications, including Artforum, Brooklyn Rail, and Rhizome, and has also authored texts for books on artists such as Francis Alÿs, Simon Hantaï, Josiah McElheny, Ad Reinhardt, Niele Toroni, and Stanley Whitney. He has taught at the School of Visual Arts, New York, and has served as a guest critic in the graduate painting departments of the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, and Academy of Art and Design St. Joost, ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. He has curated numerous exhibitions, the most recent of which is a presentation at Lisson Gallery, New York, of the spray paintings and photographs of Roy Colmer. Bacon is currently finishing up his PhD in art history at Princeton University, with a dissertation on the first decade of Frank Stella’s career.
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