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March 24 to April 23, 2019

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Tour

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.      Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,SA;UNTIL=20260601T235900; Public Tours at Dia:Beacon
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Special Event

Hudson Valley Free Day


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31/03/2019 00:00 31/03/2019 23:45 Europe/London Hudson Valley Free Day Hudson Valley residents receive free admission to Dia:Beacon on the last Sunday of each month. The Hudson Valley encompasses the following counties: Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Sullivan, Ulster, Washington, and Westchester. 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. Hudson Valley Free Days at Dia:Beacon are made possible by Kiki McMillan, Charlie Pohlad, and the Pohlad family.     Dia:Beacon TURE DD/MM/YYYY Hudson Valley Free Day
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Education Program

Saturday Studio


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Saturday Studio

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13/04/2019 10:30 13/04/2019 12:00 Europe/London Saturday Studio Event DetailsSaturday, April 13, 2019 10:30 am–12 pm Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, New York Join practicing artists for a free monthly workshop of art making and play in the Learning Lab at Dia:Beacon. Designed for all ages, Saturday Studio is a family friendly program that is most suitable for children ages 5 and up. All families participating in the Saturday Studio program receive free admission to Dia:Beaconfor the day. The reservation window is now closed; limited space is available on Saturday, April 13, and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The sign-up process begins in the admissions area at 10 am. Saturday Studio begins promptly at 10:30 am. For more information about Saturday Studio artist educators and workshops, see the calendar of upcoming events or e-mail beaconprogram@diaart.org.      Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Saturday Studio
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Poetry Reading

Rosa Alcalá and Laynie Browne


Dia:Chelsea

Readings in Contemporary Poetry

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16/04/2019 18:30 16/04/2019 23:45 Europe/London Rosa Alcalá and Laynie Browne Event DetailsTuesday, April 16, 2019, 6:30 pm Dia:Chelsea535 West 22nd Street, 5th FloorNew York City  Readings in Contemporary Poetry curator, Vincent Katz provided an introduction for the evening's reading. Free for Dia members; $10 general admission; $6 admission for students and seniors Advance ticket purchases are recommended. Tickets are also available for purchase at the door, subject to availability.   Rosa Alcalá is a poet and translator originally from Paterson, New Jersey, who has published three books of poetry: MyOTHER TONGUE (Futurepoem, 2017); The Lust of Unsentimental Waters (Shearsman Books, 2012); and Undocumentaries (Shearsman Books, 2010). Her poems appear in American Poets in the 21st Century: Poetics of Social Engagement (Wesleyan University Press, 2018), among other anthologies. Recent publications include two edited volumes: Cecilia Vicuña: New & Selected Poems (Kelsey Street Press, 2018) and Spit Temple: The Selected Performances of Cecilia Vicuña (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2012). Alcalá has been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts translation fellowship and was a runner-up for the PEN Translation Prize. She teaches in the department of creative writing and the bilingual MFA program at the University of Texas at El Paso. Fashion’s Cycle            after Rana Plaza To be born is to riskthe ghost of a factory collapse  to try it on in intervalsin front of the mirror. I loved the baby dolldress like  no other. I can see it.I can see a hand reaching out to herbrother, as if to say: we will make itout of here. I wore it, I wore itout the  door. (originally appeared in The Nation, August 13–20, 2018) Laynie Browne is an editor, a poet, a prose writer, and a teacher. She is author of thirteen collections of poems and three novels. Her most recent collections include a book of poems You Envelop Me (Omnidawn, 2017), a novel Periodic Companions (Tinderbox Editions, 2018), and short fiction The Book of Moments (Presses universitaires de rouen et du havre, 2018), which was published in both English and French. Her honors include a 2014 Pew Fellowship for the Arts, the National Poetry Series Award for her 2007 collection The Scented Fox, and the Contemporary Poetry Series Award for her 2005 collection Drawing of a Swan Before Memory. Her poetry has been translated into Catalan, Chinese, French, and Spanish. Browne teaches at University of Pennsylvania and at Swarthmore College. Even if a woman sits at a loom  Slowly I learned that to pull her sentences apart was also to pull apart individual bodies. One had to learn them in relation. A sequence of words placed in one’s mouth become more intimate with familiarity. The charge deepens in texture, skin beneath the surface swells red.  Her words suffused my articulations until my tongue became that animal whose thirst betrayed a preference for complication. How might I transcribe thought when meaning itself is another sort of well, the original place of meeting?  We carry our vessels and return to the source.       Dia:Chelsea FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Rosa Alcalá and Laynie Browne
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Education Program

Dia Teens: Open Studio


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Dia Teens

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20/04/2019 13:00 20/04/2019 15:00 Europe/London Dia Teens: Open Studio Event DetailsSaturday, April 20, 2019, 1–3 pm Dia:Beacon Learning Lab Dia:Beacon3 Beekman StreetBeacon, New York Refreshments served. Join Dia Teens for a presentation of multimedia artworks and interactive installations. Dia Teens is an intensive program that elevates the voices, ideas, and contributions of youth at Dia, while emphasizing collective agency, critical thinking, and choice. In collaboration with an artist ally, this program invites flexible thinkers to make ambitious ideas actionable.  Admission to Dia:Beacon is complimentary for guests of Dia Teens. Upon arrival, please inform the admissions staff that you are attending the Dia Teens program in the Learning Lab.     Dia:Beacon FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Dia Teens: Open Studio