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Public Tours at Dia:Beacon


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27/08/2016 12:30 27/08/2016 15:00 Europe/London Public Tours at Dia:Beacon Dia: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.  On Saturday, April 29, public tours at Dia:Beacon will take place at 12:30 and 1:30 pm.     Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Public Tours at Dia:Beacon
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Robert Ryman Book Launch


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29/04/2017 14:30 29/04/2017 23:45 Europe/London Robert Ryman Book Launch Event DetailsSaturday, April 29, 2017, 2:30 pm Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 A conversation with two of Robert Ryman’s sons, Cordy and Ethan Ryman, and Dia deputy director and chief curator, Courtney J. Martin, will occur at 2:30 pm. Books will be available for purchase. Free with museum admission. Reservations encouraged.  Generous support for Robert Ryman has been provided by the Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo and the Audrey Irmas Foundation for Social Justice, and additional support was provided by Anthony Grant and the Marx Family Advised Fund at Aspen Community Foundation. A publication of the Sackler Institute at Dia Art Foundation.     Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Robert Ryman Book Launch
<p>François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea, <em>Sylphides</em>, 2009. © François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea. Photo: Alain Monot</p>

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François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea


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12/05/2017 15:00 12/05/2017 23:45 Europe/London François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea Over two weekends from May 12–14 and May 19–21, François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea’s program at Dia:Beacon traces the trajectory of the artists’ twelve-year creative partnership. Each performance includes three consecutive episodes, transitioning through the layered references that inform their collaborative work—from the musical structures of polyphonic singing, through the transcendent dance of Sylphides (2009), to the recent ensemble work Dub Love (2014). Event DetailsFriday, May 12, 2017, 3 pm Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 The program will be staged in Dia:Beacon’s lower-level gallery.  Free with museum admission. Reservations are not required, but recommended.  Cecilia Bengolea was born in Buenos Aires in 1979. She lives and works in Paris.  François Chaignaud was born in Rennes, France, in 1983. He lives and works in Paris.      Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea
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François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea


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13/05/2017 15:00 13/05/2017 23:45 Europe/London François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea Over two weekends from May 12–14 and May 19–21, François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea’s program at Dia:Beacon traces the trajectory of the artists’ twelve-year creative partnership. Each performance includes three consecutive episodes, transitioning through the layered references that inform their collaborative work—from the musical structures of polyphonic singing, through the transcendent dance of Sylphides (2009), to the recent ensemble work Dub Love (2014). Event DetailsFriday, May 13, 2017, 3 pm Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 The program will be staged in Dia:Beacon’s lower-level gallery.  Free with museum admission. Reservations are not required, but recommended.  Cecilia Bengolea was born in Buenos Aires in 1979. She lives and works in Paris.  François Chaignaud was born in Rennes, France, in 1983. He lives and works in Paris.      Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea
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Community Free Day


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13/05/2017 11:00 13/05/2017 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, DiaTalks, 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, May 13, 2017Community Free Day11 am–6 pm Dia:Beacon, Riggio Galleries3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 Please bring a driver’s license or other government-issued ID for entry to the museum. Schedule 11 amLight PartyJoin young artists from Beacon High School to explore how digital media can inform and contribute to a shared experience in the Dia:Beacon galleries. (1.5 hours) 11:30 amBeing in the MakingFamilies and children of all ages discover together how artworks at Dia:Beacon are continuously in the making with artist educator Hannah Verrill. (45 minutes)  12 pmChoice, Permutation, Variation TourConsider how artists such as Walter De Maria, Dan Flavin, and Sol LeWitt devised simple, systematic parameters to generate diverse bodies of work with educator Heather Cotter. (1 hour) 12:30 pmSeeing as Moving as Feeling TourExamine the relationships created between the body, environment, and objects through the work of Robert Irwin, Fred Sandback, Richard Serra, and Anne Truitt with educator Lu Shirley Dai. (1 hour)  2 pm DiaTalksAlexandra Truitt and curator James Meyer discuss the work of Anne Truitt. (1 hour) 3 pm Performance: François Chaignaud and Cecilia BengoleaTracing the trajectory of the artists’ twelve-year creative partnership, this performance includes three consecutive episodes, transitioning from the musical structures of polyphonic singing, through the transcendent dance of Sylphides (2009), to the recent ensemble work Dub Love (2014). (2 hours) 5 pm Beer TastingEnjoy beers from Beacon-based microbrewery 2 Way Brewing Company. (45 minutes) Funding Community Free Day at Dia:Beacon is made possible, in part, through the generosity of the Dyson Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency. Community Free Day is part of the Sackler Institute at Dia Art Foundation.      Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Community Free Day
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Alexandra Truitt and James Meyer on Anne Truitt


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13/05/2017 14:00 13/05/2017 00:00 Europe/London Alexandra Truitt and James Meyer on Anne Truitt 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. Event DetailsSaturday, May 13, 2017, 2 pm Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 Free with museum admission. No reservations required.  Alexandra Truitt is the daughter of noted American journalist James Truitt and artist Anne Truitt. In 1985 she began working as director of Sander Gallery, a position that she held until 1988 when owner Gerd Sander returned to Germany to found the August Sander Archive. Since then Truitt has worked as an independent photo editor and picture researcher with major clients across the publishing industry. She manages the Estate of Anne Truitt, and currently divides her time between New York City and South Salem, New York.  James Meyer is a curator in the department of modern art at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, where he is working on an Anne Truitt exhibition that will open on November 19, 2017. He also is a curatorial and academic advisor at Dia Art Foundation, New York.     Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Alexandra Truitt and James Meyer on Anne Truitt
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Light Party


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13/05/2017 11:00 13/05/2017 00:00 Europe/London Light Party Event DetailsSaturday, May 13, 2017, 11 am Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508Free with museum admission.Family-friendly, drop-in program.No reservations required. This event is part of Community Free Day. Join young artists from Beacon High School to explore how digital media can inform and contribute to a shared experience in the Dia:Beacon galleries. (1.5 hours) Students, teachers, and families are invited to attend a reception with light refreshments immediately following the program in the Serra mezzanine. The Arts Education Program at Dia:BeaconDia:Beacon's partnership with the Beacon City School District provides K–12 students with an intimate setting to respond critically to the art and programs at Dia:Beacon through multi-session workshops both at school and in the galleries.  Dia:Beacon’s annual collaboration with Beacon High School offers students and teachers an opportunity to develop a deep and sustained relationship with the collection and to collaborate with peers, teachers, and museum educators to design and realize a participatory public program for Community Free Day.     Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Light Party
<p>Lawrence Weiner, <em>CADMIUM & MUD & TITANIUM & LEAD & FERROUS OXIDE & SO ON...</em>, 1991, detail view. © Lawrence Weiner/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Eva Deitch</p>

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Being in the Making


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13/05/2017 11:30 13/05/2017 23:45 Europe/London Being in the Making Event DetailsSaturday, May 13, 2017, 11:30 am Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 Free with museum admission.Family-friendly, all ages program.Reservations required at the admissions desk. This event is part of Community Free Day. Families and children of all ages discover together how artworks at Dia:Beacon are continuously in the making with artist educator Hannah Verrill. (45 minutes) Hannah Verrill Hannah Verrill is a choreographer based in New York. Verrill works with the body as an experiential instrument contending with dynamics of time and space. She uses movement, video, text, and installation to break open these experiences, resulting in performative events. Her work has been shown at American Medium, New York, HERE Arts Center, New York, Movement Research, New York, Center for Performance Research, New York, WeisAcres, New York, Glasshouse Gallery, New York, Links Hall, Chicago, Nightingale Cinema, Chicago, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago, and Pieter, Los Angeles. She has been an artist-in-residence at Links Hall in Chicago and the Oxbow School of Art in Saugatuck, Michigan, and is currently in residence at Chez Bushwick in New York as part of the collaborative Kwok Verrill.      Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Being in the Making
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Choice, Permutation, Variation Tour


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13/05/2017 12:00 13/05/2017 23:45 Europe/London Choice, Permutation, Variation Tour Event DetailsSaturday, May 13, 2017, 12 pm  Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 Public tour.Free with museum admission.Reservations required at the admissions desk. This event is part of Community Free Day. Consider how artists such as Walter De Maria, Dan Flavin, and Sol LeWitt devised simple parameters to realize diverse bodies of work with educator Heather Cotter. (1 hour)  Heather Cotter Heather Cotter is an art historian and art educator based in the New York area. She has taught educational programs and led tours for adult audiences at museums including the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and Museum of Modern Art in New York. She currently teaches courses in art history and museum studies at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, New York, and Purchase College, State University of New York. Cotter studied art history at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, and has received master’s degrees in art history and arts in education respectively from Boston University and Harvard University, Cambridge.     Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Choice, Permutation, Variation Tour
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Seeing as Moving as Feeling


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13/05/2017 12:30 13/05/2017 23:45 Europe/London Seeing as Moving as Feeling Event DetailsSaturday, May 13, 2017, 12:30 pm  Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 Public tour.Free with museum admission.Reservations required at the admissions desk. This event is part of Community Free Day. Examine the relationships created between the body, environment, and objects through the work of Robert Irwin, Fred Sandback, Richard Serra, and Anne Truitt with educator Lu Shirley Dai. (1 hour) Lu Shirley Dai Lu Shirley Dai graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College, New York, where she studied art history and dance. Influenced by her interest in both disciplines, as well as an immense curiosity about the connection between these two art forms, Dai is actively researching and exploring the interaction among dance, visual art, and technology through choreography. Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Seeing as Moving as Feeling
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François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea


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14/05/2017 15:00 14/05/2017 23:45 Europe/London François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea Over two weekends from May 12–14 and May 19–21, François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea’s program at Dia:Beacon traces the trajectory of the artists’ twelve-year creative partnership. Each performance includes three consecutive episodes, transitioning through the layered references that inform their collaborative work—from the musical structures of polyphonic singing, through the transcendent dance of Sylphides (2009), to the recent ensemble work Dub Love (2014). Event DetailsFriday, May 14, 2017, 3 pm Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 The program will be staged in Dia:Beacon’s lower-level gallery.  Free with museum admission. Reservations are not required, but recommended.  Cecilia Bengolea was born in Buenos Aires in 1979. She lives and works in Paris.  François Chaignaud was born in Rennes, France, in 1983. He lives and works in Paris.      Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea
<p>François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea<em>, Sylphides</em>, 2009. © François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea. Photo: Alain Monot</p>

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François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea


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19/05/2017 15:00 19/05/2017 23:45 Europe/London François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea Over two weekends from May 12–14 and May 19–21, François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea’s program at Dia:Beacon traces the trajectory of the artists’ twelve-year creative partnership. Each performance includes three consecutive episodes, transitioning through the layered references that inform their collaborative work—from the musical structures of polyphonic singing, through the transcendent dance of Sylphides (2009), to the recent ensemble work Dub Love (2014). Event DetailsFriday, May 19, 2017, 3 pm Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 The program will be staged in Dia:Beacon’s lower-level gallery.  Free with museum admission. Reservations are not required, but recommended.  Cecilia Bengolea was born in Buenos Aires in 1979. She lives and works in Paris.  François Chaignaud was born in Rennes, France, in 1983. He lives and works in Paris.      Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea
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François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea


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20/05/2017 15:00 20/05/2017 23:45 Europe/London François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea Over two weekends from May 12–14 and May 19–21, François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea’s program at Dia:Beacon traces the trajectory of the artists’ twelve-year creative partnership. Each performance includes three consecutive episodes, transitioning through the layered references that inform their collaborative work—from the musical structures of polyphonic singing, through the transcendent dance of Sylphides (2009), to the recent ensemble work Dub Love (2014). Event DetailsFriday, May 20, 2017, 3 pm Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 The program will be staged in Dia:Beacon’s lower-level gallery.  Free with museum admission. Reservations are not required, but recommended.  Cecilia Bengolea was born in Buenos Aires in 1979. She lives and works in Paris.  François Chaignaud was born in Rennes, France, in 1983. He lives and works in Paris.      Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea
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Reception with François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea


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20/05/2017 17:00 20/05/2017 18:00 Europe/London Reception with François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea Event DetailsSaturday, May 20, 2017, 5–6 pmFor Supporter members and above. Join as a member to attend. Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, New York Celebrate François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea's new dance commission at Dia:Beacon. Join the choreographers for an outdoor reception after their penultimate performance.  RSPV by May 17 at rsvp@diaart.org or 212 293 5602.     Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Reception with François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea
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François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea


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21/05/2017 15:00 21/05/2017 23:45 Europe/London François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea Over two weekends from May 12–14 and May 19–21, François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea’s program at Dia:Beacon traces the trajectory of the artists’ twelve-year creative partnership. Each performance includes three consecutive episodes, transitioning through the layered references that inform their collaborative work—from the musical structures of polyphonic singing, through the transcendent dance of Sylphides (2009), to the recent ensemble work Dub Love (2014). Event DetailsFriday, May 21, 2017, 3 pm Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, NY 12508 The program will be staged in Dia:Beacon’s lower-level gallery.  Free with museum admission. Reservations are not required, but recommended.  Cecilia Bengolea was born in Buenos Aires in 1979. She lives and works in Paris.  François Chaignaud was born in Rennes, France, in 1983. He lives and works in Paris.      Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea