Community Free Days

Community Free Day

Saturday, July 9, 2016, 11 am–6 pm, Dia:Beacon

Dia:Beacon’s quarterly Community Free Days offer engaging programs suitable for a broad audience, including thematic tours of the collection and special exhibitions, gallery talks, interactive workshops for children and families, and performances. Admission is free for residents of Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester counties.

Event Details
Saturday, July 9, 2016
11 am–6 pm

Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, New York 12508

Please bring a driver’s license or other government-issued ID for entry to the museum.

Schedule 

12 pm
Occasions and other occurrences hosted by Isabel Lewis
Isabel Lewis realizes her signature occasions over four consecutive Saturday and Sunday afternoons between Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, July 17, at Long Dock Park in Beacon, New York, in partnership with Scenic Hudson. For her Dia commission, Lewis invites audiences to engage in a weekend-long experience, during which guests may freely enter, exit, and revisit at any time. Entry is free. (5 hours)

12 pm
Something in My Body Turning Slightly
Artist educator Hannah Verrill invites visitors of all ages to explore Dia:Beacon through a series of pivots: micro shifts in attention, perspective, and physical presence. (45 minutes)

1 pm
Inside Out Tour: Landscape and the Geography of Imagination
This public tour led by Dia guide Beth Haber explores the experience of landscape inside the museum space, looking at works by Robert Irwin, Agnes Martin, Richard Serra, and Robert Smithson. (1 hour)

2 pm
Gallery Talk
Curator and scholar Courtney J. Martin leads a focused talk on Robert Ryman. (1 hour)                                                                

3 pm
Something in My Body Turning Slightly
Artist educator Hannah Verrill invites visitors of all ages to explore Dia:Beacon through a series of pivots: micro shifts in attention, perspective, and physical presence. (45 minutes)

4 pm
Beer Tasting
Enjoy beers from Beacon-based microbrewery 2 Way Brewing Company. (1 hour)

Community Free Day is part of the Sackler Institute at Dia Art Foundation.