Dia Beacon is the museum for the Dia Art Foundation's collection of art from the 1960s to the present and is one of the 11 locations and sites they manage. The museum, which opened in 2003, is situated on the banks of the Hudson River in Beacon, New York. Dia Beacon's facility, the Riggio Galleries, is a former Nabisco box-printing facility that was renovated by Dia with artist Robert Irwin and architects Alan Koch, Lyn Rice, Galia Solomonoff, and Linda Taalman, then of OpenOffice. Along with Dia's permanent collection, Dia Beacon also presents temporary exhibitions, as well as public programs designed to complement the collection and exhibitions, including monthly Gallery Talks, Merce Cunningham Dance Company Events, Community Free Days for neighboring counties, and an education program that serves area students at all levels. With 160,000 square feet (15,000 m2), it is one of the largest exhibition spaces in the country for modern and contemporary art.Plan your Dia Beacon visit and explore what else you can see and do in Beacon using our Beacon trip itinerary planning tool.
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Three floors of what I consider industrial and modern art. All great interesting exhibits that are presented very well. Spacious inside, and we really appreciated the crowd control and face...
Three floors of what I consider industrial and modern art. All great interesting exhibits that are presented very well. Spacious inside, and we really appreciated the crowd control and face... more »
Excellent food my wife loved her grilled cheese sandwich. I had a tasty philly cheese steak and fries. The server was attentive and was helpful. The only complaint would be the patrons were seated to close. Otherwise I would return for some great food.
Magnificent place for art lovers! One of the best installation art museum in the world. I studied art, installation art as well, Love it! Always inspiring ~ my kids love it too! I am glad that I can show them different forms of Art!
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