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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Dia:Beacon Gallery talk, Dec 16 1pm

Walter De Maria, The Equal Area Series, 1976-77. Dia Art Foundation.
Photo: Nic Tenwiggenhorn.


Dia:Beacon Assistant Director, Steven Evans will be giving a Gallery Talk on Walter De Maria at the museum this Saturday at 1pm.

Gallery Talks at Dia:Beacon is a series
of presentations that take place every month at 1 pm and are free with admission
to the museum. Focused on the work of the artists in Dia's collection, the
one-hour presentations are given by curators, art historians, and writers, and
take place in museum's galleries. Reservations are suggested. Please call
Dia:Beacon at 845-440-0100 ext 44.
Current hours at Dia:Beacon are 11 am to
4 pm, Friday through Monday (closed Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday). Admission
to the museum is $10 general, $7 for students and seniors, and free for Dia
members and children under 12. The museum is easily reachable via Metro-North
Railroad (the MTA's Hudson Line station in Beacon is within walking distance of
the museum). On Saturdays, the 10:51 am train from Grand Central arrives in
Beacon at 12:17. Full schedules are available on the MTA’s website at
http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/. The museum
is also reachable by major roadways. Driving directions are available on Dia's
website at
http://www.diaart.org/dia/visitor/index.html.
This series is made possible through the
generosity of The Dyson Foundation, The Karan-Weiss Foundation, Jane W. Nuhn
Charitable Trust, and the New York State Council on the Arts.

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