Each of us plays a role in ensuring a safe environment at 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; thoughtfully prepared for our various reopenings by following the New York State guidelines in close coordination with our museum peers around the state and across the country; and participated in ongoing discussions about safety with our staff.
- Be considerate of fellow visitors and staff
- Masks are required for all visitors over the age of two
- Removal of masks for photography is not permitted
- Advance ticket reservation is required at Dia Beacon and Dia Chelsea
- Social distancing is required; social-distancing markers are in place at the designated visitor entrance and restroom queues
- Use of hand sanitizer is required at entry
- No food or beverages allowed
- Large bags of any kind are not permitted inside Dia Beacon and Dia Chelsea; coat and bag check are not available
- Groups of more than six people are not permitted; group visits and walkthroughs are suspended
- 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
Further Safety Measures at Dia
- 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 provided; artist 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 Dia Chelsea 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 safety and the community’s health, Dia requires that all visitors observe the precautions listed above at Dia’s locations and sites. 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 spaces, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
Visitors are asked to refrain from entering if, over the last fourteen days, they have had symptoms of or tested positive with COVID-19 or been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19. Visitors to New York State who have traveled from noncontiguous states must have completed a Travel Health Form online and complied with the mandatory 10-day quarantine (per the New York State COVID-19 Travel Advisory).