26/11/2021 00:0026/11/2021 23:45Europe/LondonMember Shopping DaysEvent Details
November 26–December 31
From November 26 through December 31, members receive a 30% discount on all Dia publications and a 20% discount on other items purchased online or at the bookshops in Dia Beacon and Dia Chelsea.
Gift memberships will be 10% off and include a complimentary Dia tote bag. Upgrades for current or lapsed members will also have a 20% discount. Exclusions apply.
Please note: gift memberships and membership upgrades must be purchased either over the phone at 212 293 5503 or in person at Dia Beacon or Dia Chelsea to receive this special rate. Not valid online.
Join, renew, or give a gift membership today.
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02/12/2021 18:0002/12/2021 23:45Europe/LondonMember Closing Tour of Lucy RavenEvent DetailsThursday, December 2, 6 pmFor all members. Join or renew today.
Dia Chelsea537 West 22nd StreetNew York, New York
Join us at Dia Chelsea for a private tour of Lucy Raven before it closes at the end of the December. Curator Alexis Lowry will conduct opening remarks at 6 pm, after which visitors are free to see the installations independently. Remarks will be held in the talk space at 537 West 22nd Street.
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04/12/2021 16:0004/12/2021 23:45Europe/LondonPoetry &: Worker Writers SchoolEvent DetailsSaturday, December 4, 4 pm
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Kingston, New YorkFree. Register here. With live, simultaneous English-Spanish translation.Building on nearly thirty-five years of poetry programs at Dia Art Foundation and curated by José Olivarez, Poetry & is a new series that invites poets to reimagine their work and its public presentation. In conversation with other artists and art forms, each event offers new encounters with poetry at and beyond Dia. For Poetry &’s inaugural engagement, members of the Worker Writers School, an organization that promotes poetry by working-class, unionized writers, have been the featured artists in a month-long series of readings and installations at Dia Beacon and throughout the Hudson Valley. In this final event, poets Seth Goldman and Christine Yvette Lewis will read at Pugsly’s Barbershop in Kingston, New York. This reading will also feature representatives from the Worker Justice Center of New York. A poem in neon by Lewis from the recent collection Coronavirus Haiku will stay on long-term view in Worker Justice Center’s Kingston office. The series began with an intervention in Dia Beacon’s galleries. From November 12 to 15, the neon haiku was displayed in the museum, and on Saturday, November 13, at 2 pm, poets Lorraine Garnett and Christine Yvette Lewis read and joined a conversation with the school’s founder Mark Nowak. After the Dia engagement, Hudson Valley residents have continued to experience the neon through installations in local storefronts, including Fish & Chikzz in New Windsor, New York, where poets Alando McIntyre and Kelebohile “Kele” Nkhereanye read their work on Saturday, November 20. About the curator and artistsLorraine Garnett is a nanny in Brooklyn. She has previously worked as a preschool teacher, after-school supervisor, and summer camp activities director. Her poems are published in forthcoming anthologies including Good Cop/Bad Cop (Flowersong Press) and I Can’t Breathe: Poetic Anthology of Fresh Air (Kistrech Poetry). She has read her poems at, among others, the Workers Unite Film Festival, Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, and the Crush Reading Series at Woodbine collective. Born and raised in Jamaica, Garnett lives in Brooklyn. Seth Goldman was born in East New York and raised in Rosedale, Queens. He has a bachelor’s degree from City College, New York. For two years in the early 1990s, he worked as junior high school English teacher but has spent most of the past four decades as a taxi driver. A member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, Goldman has read his poems at PEN World Voices Festival, Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, Nuyorican Poets Café, WBAI, and elsewhere.Christine Yvette Lewis is a leader, organizer, and secretary/cultural outreach coordinator with Domestic Workers United (DWU), where she encourages culture and art as strongholds in the work for social justice and domestic workers’ rights. As a worker-leader and multidisciplinary performance artist, Lewis has pulled from her Calypsonian roots and skills as a steel-drum player, spoken-word artist, and poet to get her message out and build power. She has spoken out on initiatives like the Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights at venues such as The Colbert Report. For eight years, she has helped organize a partnership between DWU members and the Public Theater’s Public Works productions of Shakespeare in the Park. She has been an active member of the Worker Writers School since its inception in 2011.Alando McIntyre joined the Worker Writers School while working as a cashier at Golden Krust Bakery. After earning his BA in accounting from CUNY Baruch College, New York, he now works as a humanities teacher at Success Academy, New York. McIntyre has read his poems at, among others, the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and PEN World Voices Festival. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, he resides in Brooklyn.Kelebohile “Kele” Nkhereanye is a food street vendor, food justice activist, community chef, and community leader in East New York. She is an immigrant from Lesotho in southern Africa, where she learned the value of street vending as an opportunity for economic empowerment. Nkhereanye is a retired station agent for the New York City Transit Authority; Brooklyn Community Board 5 board member and cochair of Parks, Sanitation, and Environment; and founder of Soil Afrika Global. She is a committed member of the Street Vendor Project. Nkhereanye has earned an associate’s degree in hospitality management from New York College of Technology, degrees in sociology and women’s studies from Hunter College, and a master’s in public administration from the Metropolitan College of New York. She has read at the PEN World Voices Festival, Nuyorican Poet Café, Union Square farmer’s market, and Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop.Mark Nowak is a poet, cultural critic, playwright, and essayist from Buffalo, New York. Nowak is the author of three poetry collections: Revenants (2000), Shut Up Shut Down (2004), and Coal Mountain Elementary (2009). A portion of his critical book, Social Poetics (2020), chronicles his work with the Worker Writers School.José Olivarez is the son of Mexican immigrants. His debut book of poems, Citizen Illegal (2018), was a finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Award, a winner of the 2018 Chicago Review of Books Poetry Prize, and named a top book of 2018 by NPR and the New York Public Library. He is coeditor of the anthology The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext (2020) and cohost of the poetry podcast The Poetry Gods. His work has been featured in the New York Times and Paris Review.
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08/12/2021 18:0008/12/2021 00:00Europe/LondonOlga Balema on Maria NordmanEvent DetailsWednesday, December 8, 2021, 6 pm
Dia Chelsea537 West 22nd StreetNew York, New York
Free. Register for the event here.Established in 2001, the Artists on Artists Lecture Series highlights the work of contemporary artists from the perspective of their colleagues and peers. For her lecture, Olga Balema presents on the work of Maria Nordman. The productive tension, in Nordman’s work, between opacity and visibility, fragment and totality, offers a structure to Balema’s lecture, which will unfold through quotation, indirect speech, and a re-mediated sequence of projected images of Nordman’s work up to 1990—the year when the artist presented her exhibition at Dia Center for the Arts, New York. Olga Balema was born in Lviv, Ukraine, in 1984. Balema received an MFA in New Genres from the University of California, Los Angeles, and participated in residencies at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, Maine. Solo presentations of her work have been held at, among others, at Camden Art Centre, London; Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany; and Swiss Institute, New York. The artist has participated in national and international group exhibitions at venues including Haus der Kunst, Munich; Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland; and Moderna Museet, Stockholm. Her work was also featured in the New Museum Triennial, New York (2015); Baltic Triennial, Vilnius, Lithuania (2018); and Whitney Biennial, New York (2019).Dia ChelseaFALSEDD/MM/YYYYOlga Balema on Maria Nordman
26/12/2021 00:0026/12/2021 23:45Europe/LondonHudson Valley Free DayHudson 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.
Please contact 845 231 0811 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve tickets.
Hudson Valley Free Days at Dia Beacon are made possible by Charlie Pohlad.
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