Community engagement opportunities at Dia aim to cultivate space for critical dialogue, diverse perspectives, and multidirectional learning. Community programs are part of the Sackler Institute at Dia Art Foundation.
Dia:Beacon’s quarterly Community Free Days offer playful, free public programming designed to promote participation and exchange for audiences of all ages. Programs often include thematic tours of the collection and special exhibitions, public talks, interactive workshops for children and families, and live music.
Residents of counties Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester are invited to Dia:Beacon on Community Free Days free of charge.
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:Chelsea provides guided tours every Saturday at 2 pm. Tours are free with admission. Reservations are not necessary but can be made in person at the admissions desk located at 545 West 22nd Street.