Visitor Guidelines

We look forward to welcoming you back to Dia and we hope that you enjoy your visit.  

Each of us plays a role in a safely return to Dia’s locations and sites. We require all staff and visitors to practice social distancing and wear face coverings within our spaces. We have enacted additional health and safety precautions and have thoughtfully prepared for our reopening following the New York State guidelines in close coordination with our museum peers around New York State and across the country, as well as ongoing discussions with our own staff.

Before You Arrive
Dia Beacon: Advance reservations are required for admission to Dia Beacon. Please note that we cannot guarantee entry to the museum without an advance reservation. Walk-ups will be instructed to call or go online to reserve their tickets; availability will be extremely limited. Those unable to secure a reservation will be asked to return another time. Timed tickets for the months of February and March are available to the public here.
Dia BridgehamptonPlease form a queue for admission; a maximum of eight visitors permitted in the building at any one time.
Walter De Maria's The Broken Kilometer and The New York Earth Room: Reservations guarantee admission to Walter De Maria’s The Broken Kilometer (1979) and The New York Earth Room (1977). Walk-ins are available as space and time permit. Timed tickets are available to the public here.
Visitors are asked to refrain from entering if, over the last fourteen days, they have had symptoms of or tested positive with COVID-19, been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19, or have traveled from certain states that are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine (per the New York State COVID-19 Travel Advisory). When returning to New York State from a listed state, visitors are required to complete a Travel Health Form online.

Visitor Guidelines 

  • Be considerate of fellow visitors and staff 
  • Advance reservations are required for admission to Dia Beacon 
  • Timely arrival for entry to reduce crowding 
  • Face coverings are required for all visitors over the age of two 
  • Removal of face coverings for photography is not permitted 
  • Social distancing is required; social-distancing markers are in place at the designated visitor entrance and restroom queues
  • Use of hand sanitizer is required upon entry 
  • No food or beverages are allowed at either locationdrinking fountains are not available, but boxed water will be available for purchase upon exit
  • No large bags permitted in the galleries; the coat and bag check is closed
  • Visitors should practice good hygiene by coughing or sneezing into their elbows; tissues should be disposed of immediately; please wash hands for at least twenty seconds 

What Other Measures IDia Implementing? 

  • Enhanced cleaning of high-touch surfaces throughout the day following CDC guidelines 
  • Hand sanitizer is available at various places in both locations  
  • New capacity limits are enforced for restrooms and elevators 
  • Acrylic panels are placed where staff will be in close contact with visitors 
  • A no-touch or low-touch visitor experience is providedartist information is available online via QR codes; entry doors are opened by staff or propped open; advanced reservations are required for entrance to Dia Beacon and will be checked by a touchless scanner upon entry 
  • Staff are required to pass a health monitoring questionnaire each day prior to coming on-site and are required to wear face coverings within Dia’s spaces 
  • Dia will work closely with local and state authorities to provide contact information as required for contact tracing  

In the interest of your personal safety and the community’s health, Dia requires that all visitors observe the precautions listed above at Dia’s sites and locations. We reserve the right to request that visitors who are not following these guidelines leave the premises. 

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting Dia’s sites, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. 

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