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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22/05/2018 18:3022/05/2018 23:45Europe/LondonSenga Nengudi on Joan JonasEvent DetailsTuesday, May 22, 2018, 6:30 pm
Dia:Chelsea535 West 22nd Street, 5th FloorNew York City Free for Dia members; $10 general admission; $6 admission for students and seniors This event has reached capacity. Advance tickets are no longer available. Walk-up tickets will be sold based on availability.
Senga Nengudi was born in Chicago in 1943. She studied art and dance at California State University, Los Angeles, from 1966 to 1971. Recent solo exhibitions have taken place at Galleries of Contemporary Art at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs (2015), Lévy Gorvy in New York (2015), Warehouse Gallery at Syracuse University (2012), and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia (2007). Recent group exhibitions include: Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Grey Art Gallery at New York University, Studio Museum in New York, and Walker Art Center in Minneapolis (2012–15); Blues for Smoke at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York (2012–13); Now Dig This!: Art and Black Los Angeles, 1960–1980 at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, MoMA PS1 in New York, and Williams College Museum of Art in Williamstown, Massachusetts (2011–12); Under the Big Black Sun at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2011); and Los Angeles Goes Live: Performance Art in Southern California, 1970–1983 at the Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (2011). Nengudi’s work is in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum in New York, Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, Museum of Modern Art in New York, Studio Museum, and Whitney Museum of American Art. Nengudi lives and works in Colorado Springs.
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27/05/2018 00:0027/05/2018 23:45Europe/LondonHudson Valley Free DayHudson Valley residents receive free admission to Dia:Beacon on the last Sunday of each month.
Additionally, City of Beacon residents (including the adjacent Hudson Valley communities of Chelsea, Fishkill, and Glenham) receive free admission to Dia:Beacon every Saturday and Sunday.
Please present identification and proof of residence at the admissions desk.
Last Sundays at Dia:Beacon are made possible by Kiki McMillan, Charlie Pohlad, and the Pohlad family.
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31/05/2018 18:3031/05/2018 00:00Europe/LondonParticulates Book LaunchEvent DetailsThursday, May 31, 2018, 6:30 pm
Dia:Chelsea541 West 22nd Street New York City
Particulates is an anthology of science fiction initiated by Rita McBride to accompany her commission Particulates at Dia:Chelsea. Edited by Nalo Hopkinson, this book features sixteen contributions from acclaimed writers of this powerful genre. A conversation between Hopkinson and McBride will occur at 6:30 pm, followed by select readings from the book.
Signed books will be available for purchase.
Admission is free. Reservations encouraged.
The exhibition was made possible by major support from Brenda R. Potter. Significant support was provided by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and Dia’s Director’s Council: Fady Jameel, Leslie and Mac McQuown, Hope Warschaw, and Sara and Evan Williams. Generous support was provided by Frances Bowes, Nathalie and Charles de Gunzburg, and Marissa Sackler. Additional support was provided by Karyn Kohl and Light Art Space.
The publication was made possible by support from Katherine Farley and Jerry Speyer, Jill and Peter Kraus, and Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy.
A publication of the Sackler Institute at Dia Art Foundation.
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31/05/2018 16:0031/05/2018 18:00Europe/LondonDia:Beacon Arts Education Program, 2018 Student Exhibition and ReceptionEvent DetailsThursday, May 31, 2018, 4–6 pm
Dia:Beacon Learning Lab
Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, New York
View the invitation as a PDF.
The exhibition will also be open Friday, June 1, and Saturday, June 2, 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 2018 Arts Education Program participating students from Glenham, J. V. Forrestal, Sargent, and South Avenue Elementary Schools as well as Rombout Middle School.
Artist educatorsDiana Mangaser, Kirsten Mosher, Julia Norton, Jaanika Peerna, and Audra Wolowiec
Participating teachers and classroom aidesKim Asch, Allison DeLisi, Lisa DeMeo, Rosemary Engel, Sallie Farkas, Michelina Farrauto-Martin, Marcia Figueroa, Jennifer Gall, Victoria Hoerup, Victoria Kidd, Kaitlin King, Dena Marro, Justine Marsh, Gisela Mercado, Cathy Pezzo, Alicia Reilly, Jane Sylvester, Edmund Trad, Kerry Velie, and Susan Wurtz
Special thanksMatthew Landahl, Superintendent, Erik Wright, Director of Curriculum Instruction, principals Brian Archer, Asheena Baez, Laura Cahill, Cassandra Orser, and Brian Soltish, and Claudine Farley, District Art Department Coordinator, at the Beacon City School District
Funding The Arts Education Program is part of the Sackler Institute at Dia Art Foundation.
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09/06/2018 14:0009/06/2018 00:00Europe/LondonBrett Littman on Walter De MariaEvent DetailsSaturday, June 9, 2018, 2 pm
Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, New York
Free with museum admission. No reservations required.
Brett Littman is the director of the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum in New York. He was previously executive director of the Drawing Center, New York, from 2007 to 2018, deputy director of MoMA PS1, New York, from 2003 to 2007, codirector of Dieu Donné, New York, from 2001 to 2003, and associate director of UrbanGlass, New York, from 1996 to 2001. Over the last decade, he has overseen more than seventy-five and curated more than twenty exhibitions dealing with architecture, art, craft, design, literature, music, poetry, and science. Littman is also an art critic and lecturer, and has written essays and articles for a wide range of catalogues and international art, design, and fashion magazines.
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