Group Visits

Group Visits

Dia Guides lead one-hour thematic and interactive tours that support engagement with the collection and special exhibitions in Beacon, New York and New York City. Guided tours are part of the Sackler Institute at Dia Art Foundation.  Self-guided tours are also available.

Guided and self-guided tours are available to groups for Dia:Beacon and Dia:Chelsea. Reservations are required and must be made at least three weeks before the date of the tour. Reservations can be made up to five months in advance and are subject to availability. Confirmation of your reservation is required.

Tours must be scheduled online; phone and e-mail requests will not be honored. For more information, call 845 440 0100 x23 or e-mail grouptours@diaart.org

Guided Groups including Colleges & Universities
Guided tours are led by gallery guides. Tours provide a one-hour overview of the galleries and are available during open hours. Each guide can lead up to 20 people; larger groups require an additional guide. To see fees, which include the price of the guide, read about how to schedule a group tour for Dia:Beacon or Dia:Chelsea.

Reserve guided tours for both locations to view Dia's permanent collection, special installations, and temporary exhibitions in Beacon, New York and New York City. Schedule a tour for both Dia:Beacon and Dia:Chelsea

Self-Guided Groups including Colleges & Universities 
Self-guided groups, including universities, are welcome and may be eligible for discounted group admission (for K-12 school groups, visit our School Groups section). For self-guided groups larger than 10, please schedule a self-guided visit in advance by completing a group tour request form for Dia:Beacon or Dia:Chelsea, which includes information about fees.

Dia:Beacon and Dia:Chelsea require guided tours for school groups grades K–12. Facilitated by educators, school tours foster student-centered inquiry and active learning through engagement with the collection and special exhibitions.

All school group tours are offered by appointment and during open hours only. Reservations must be made at least three weeks in advance, but no more than five months in advance. Confirmation of your reservation is required. Self-guided K-12 tours are not permitted. Schedule a school group tour for Dia:Beacon or Dia Chelsea.

Reserve school tours for both locations to view Dia's permanent collection, special installations and temporary exhibitions in Beacon, New York and New York City. Schedule a tour for both Dia:Beacon and Dia:Chelsea

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. 

<p>Photo: Eva Deitch</p>

Photo: Eva Deitch

A guided walkthrough of Michael Heizer’s North, East, South, West is given at 10:30 am until 11 am, before the museum opens on the days of operation. To reserve for adults (18+), call 845 440 0100 x38 or e-mail heizer@diaart.org, provide your last name, the number of attendees (max: 10 guests), and the day of your visit. No confirmation is necessary.