Poughkeepsie Journal and journalist John Barry win award for coverage of Dia:Beacon 10th Anniversary

April 25, 2014

Dia 10th PJ 5-16-13-12013 New York State Associated Press Awards announced; ceremony slated for May 31 in Saratoga Springs

Click on image at right to read John Barry’s May 16, 2013 article.

Video: Dia Manager of Education April Lee discusses Dia:Beacon and it’s relationship to the community as it approaches its 10th Anniversary. http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20130516/NEWS01/305160034/VIDEO-Dia-Beacon-redraws-landscape


Congratulations to John Barry for his continued excellence and coverage of Beacon and the Arts in the Hudson Valley!





Introducing…Beacon Makers

February 11, 2014

bfs_logo-email_w_siteHello friends – we are so proud to announce “Beacon Makers” – the first of what will be many portraits of some of the wonderfully talented people that help make Beacon special. This initial collaboration between Beacon Film Society members Teresa GabryMarc Schreibman and David Majzlin is the first of what will be many portraits and is what the Society is all about – connecting through a supportive community of creators, commentators, and cinephiles!


Gwenno James from Beacon Makers on Vimeo.

BeaconArts announces new Board members

February 8, 2014

NEW beaconarts_logoNew Member-at-Large, PR professional Arien Rozelle; new Secretary, artist Erica Hauser

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BeaconArts, a non-profit organization whose mission since 2002 has been dedicated to the advancement of the City of  Beacon as an arts and cultural center, announced its new board members following the annual meeting and election held on January 22, 2013. Board officers including Vice President and Secretary, as well as three board members-at-large were elected, each for a two year term.“We are very pleased to welcome our new board members,” said Dan Rigney, President of BeaconArts. “Marist Communications Professor and Music PR professional Arien Rozelle further builds our already strong PR team, working at the core of our mission to promote Beacon as an arts and cultural destination. Artist and gallery owner Erica Hauser adds her voice for Beacon’s visual arts community and our Main Street Businesses. Truly, for me as President, this board is a dream team.” (more…)

Coming to Manitoga in 2014

Manitoga HeaderArtist in Residence and BeaconArts member Melissa McGill explores the intersection of art, innovation, nature and education

Through a new Artist Residency program, Manitoga each year will invite artists to engage with the site to celebrate Manitoga as a place of great spirit and embrace Russel Wright’s legacy of creative experimentation. The Artist Residency program will explore the intersection of art, innovation, nature and education through a project/installation inspired by Manitoga and a culminating public event that enlivens the magical setting of Manitoga such as its central quarry pool and surrounding natural amphitheater. (more…)

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