Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Dia: Beacon Community Free Day for Dutchess County Residents, April 11

Dia: Beacon will be hosting a Community Free Day for residents of Dutchess County this Saturday, April 11. A valid id will need to be shown as proof of residency (driver's license, govt. id, etc).
At noon that day, Dia Foundation director Philippe Vergne will welcome visitors in the forecourt of the museum, followed at 12:15 by a talk by Assistant Director for Beacon, Steven Evans which cover the transformation of the former Nabisco box factory building which is listed on the State and National Registry of Historical Places into the museum we know and love. There is at least one Beacon Resident who should appreciate content of this talk.
Guided tours of the museum will begin at 1pm.
at 2pm Educational and experiential activities for the family will be held starting in the Imi Knoebel galleries.
To reserve spots for the day's programs, call 854 440 0100 x 44 or email

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