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Dia:Beacon

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3 Beekman St, Beacon, NY 12508-2521
+1 845-440-0100
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Great location and interesting space for contempory art

If you want to have an art experience I would recommend you give Dia a try. The setting is great... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
etnbanker
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New York City, New York
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Went since it was free. I am not a real modern art nut. Grounds are beautiful and parking was easy... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ekseaman
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Fishkill, New York
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Founded in 1974, this modern art gallery is well-known for a highly unusual, permanent display by conceptual artist Walter De Maria. De Maria's work is a massive display of a 2 foot layer of dirt!
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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3 Beekman St, Beacon, NY 12508-2521
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want to have an art experience I would recommend you give Dia a try. The setting is great and the time needed is reasonable. The exhibits are varied.

Thank etnbanker
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went since it was free. I am not a real modern art nut. Grounds are beautiful and parking was easy. Don't understand all the art

Thank ekseaman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The converted print factory is a spectacular space to display the large collection of minimalist art. A lovely setting on the grounds with a good cafe

Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 1 week ago

the museum is set within a repurposed factory, complete with basement galleries. They have featured world-class talent and established artists before, with DIA NY, where Ai Wei Wei, or Richard Sierra were featured.h Take a picnic down to the grounds - which are also stunning,...More

Thank eldon pwwka c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have not been here before and are sorry we waited so long to come. It is open and modern. You don’t need lots of time and it is a place your kids will like.

Thank mark n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, I will start by saying I am not generally a gallery or museum person. I visited Dia: Beacon with friends on a weekend trip so its not something I would normally do. Saying this, i really enjoyed the time we spent here. This gallery...More

Thank Dyella79
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Lovely grounds to lunch and linger on. The modern art has to really be of interest to you, then you may find the inside fun to see. I must say, the art just not my thing. I would not say it's a place children would...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Metro north does a train ticket + museum entry deal. You end up saving a couple of bucks. Short walk to the museum from the Beacon metro north station. Beautiful space, an old biscuit factory. Many interesting works. Definitely worth visits!

Thank KANewYork
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Housed in a former factory, this is a perfect place for a day trip from NYC. Beautifully designed space with lots of modern art. Well worth the trip on metro north

Thank MattModine
Reviewed September 4, 2017

This place is great and I loved most (OK, *some*) of the displays but I would only recommend you visit if you're a contemporary art devotee or in the very least appreciator. It is not necessarily everyone's cup of tea and given it's out of...More

Thank Rani W
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