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Dia:Beacon

3 Beekman St, Beacon, NY 12508-2521
+1 845-440-0100
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Good arts but less informative

The museum has several good arts but the information explaining those arts are poor. In order to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tianyi Z
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Art or Art? Interesting, fun & thought-provoking

Installations and creations, hands-on and hands-off ... marvelous place to get all your senses in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
InternationalTr... I
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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 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum has several good arts but the information explaining those arts are poor. In order to show the minimalism of the museum and it's display, all the information and explanation is minimal as well. You can only find some explanation on plastic covered pamphlet...More

Thank Tianyi Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Installations and creations, hands-on and hands-off ... marvelous place to get all your senses in motion... you may or may not agree "is this art" but you won't be left indifferent (apathetic) ... The place is just one of the most "fun - fulfilling and...More

Thank InternationalTr... I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its not necessarily the cheapest day out (about $50 each for round trip train/gallery entrance) but not a bad day out. We caught the train right on time out of 125th street. As expected on a weekend there were no ticket sellers so the combo...More

Thank Manowar007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is well worth a visit if you've had a good crack at Manhattan's museums. Just be aware that the ticket line is long (there is no priority line for online ticket purchases) and then there is another long line for bag check. And anything...More

Thank carnage99
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Dia:Beacon is located in the Hudson-Valley about a 30min drive from Manhattan. The artwork, mainly contemporary art, is of highest quality and is exhibited in the large spaces of a former factory. Be sure to go outside in the little courtyard to listen to the...More

Thank Raeber-Mendez
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Contemporary art I enjoy, modern at times, give me an easel, some black paint and I'll make the $4000 painting for you! BUT having said that, there was some modern art at this exhibit that I did find fascinating and thought provoking. Walk through the...More

Thank ronsF6171VH
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Large-scale modern installations. Not for everyone, but if you are open to new concepts and different expressions of art, this is the place to be. There is so much to take in, I couldn't do it all in one day. Very conceptual. Felt like there...More

Thank Veri K
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I don't normally enjoy modern art, but it was different here because we took a group tour with a volunteer who walked us through the exhibits showing us how to use all the senses to experience the art, rather than just look. It was well...More

1  Thank alibarbaraMilwaukee
Reviewed 16 October 2017

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 16 October 2017

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
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