Museums & Galleries


3 Beekman St. 845.440.0100
Dia Art Foundation’s presentation facility for the permanent collection and a series of exhibitions and performances. Dia:Beacon’s expansive light filled galleries comprise 240,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space on the Hudson River.


Friday–Monday 11 am–4 pm

Thursday–Monday 11 am–6 pm

Thursday–Monday 11 am–4 pm

Dia:Beacon is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays year-round, and Thursdays in January, February, and March.

Dia:Beacon will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Dia:Beacon bookshop and café are open from 10:30 am until close.

The Beacon Fine Art Gallery

@ The Inn & Spa at Beacon

(formerly the Anamario Gallery)

151 Main St.   845.205.2900

An Art Gallery integrated into the very heart of the Inn and Spa at Beacon

Bannerman Island GalleryBannerman Island Gallery

150 Main Street 845.831.6346

Bannerman Island Gallery (BIG) is located in Beacon’s Arts District at 150 Main Street, and owned by the Bannerman Island Trust. New exhibits monthly; fine art paintings and other work inspired by the Hudson River Valley. For daily gallery hours, or more information on Bannerman Island Gallery exhibition programs, please call Exhibition Coordinator, Laurie Clark at (845) 416-8342.

beacon artist union (bau)

506 Main Street 845.440.7584

bau is a platform for

  • members/artists to grow, present and market their work
  • collaborative curatorial projects
  • hosting events of related disciplines: performances, talks, film and music
  • building a vital link between the activities at bau and the community

Gallery hours: Saturdays and Sundays 12-6 pm; extended hours on Second Saturday openings.


Beacon Institute for Rivers & Estuaries / Clarkson University

Main Street Gallery and “Sensor Place”

199 Main St. 845.838.1600;


Located in the dynamic West End district of Beacon’s Main Street, this historic brick storefront houses the Institute’s gallery and its administrative headquarters. The gallery showcases river and environmentally themed art and educational exhibits.

Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries of Clarkson University, headquartered in Beacon, N.Y., is an environmental nonprofit organization that leverages science and technology to understand and protect rivers, estuaries and other important freshwater resources. Beacon Institute is engaging citizens, student groups and others with affordable real-time technology to ensure safe water for the health and vitality of their local communities. Through collaboration, education and scientific research, the Institute serves as a multidisciplinary resource that supports science, motivates environmental stewardship and long-term public policy solutions.

Catalyst GalleryCatalyst Gallery

137 Main St. 845.204.3844

Catalyst Gallery is a bright storefront location for monthly-rotating art exhibitions, installations, curated projects, creating a short-term showroom for craft or design, for galleries and curators seeking an alternative venue, and more.

Ethan Cohen Fine Arts/Kunsthalle Beacon

192 Verplanck Avenue 212.625.1250

Gallery / Visual Arts

By appointment or chance.

Green Mountain Minerals

412 Main Street   713.703.7442

Green Mountain Minerals is a gallery where fine quality mineral specimens and gem crystals sourced from all over the world are displayed and sold. They encourage seasoned collectors and mineral world neophytes to come by and enjoy regularly-changing displays. In the Main Street Gallery, there is an emphasis on education, and children of all ages are welcomed.

Hours: Fri: 11am-4pm Saturday: 10am-6pm Sunday: 12-4pm

The Howland Cultural Center

477 Main Street 845.831.4988

Art gallery, performance space, music, poetry, theatre. An architectural gem of the Hudson Valley on the National Registry of Historic Places. Available to rent for your special occasions.

Hudson Beach Glass

162 Main St. 845.440.0068
Contemporary glass gallery featuring handmade functional and sculptural art glass, furniture and jewelry. Firehouse Art Gallery upstairs. Glassblowing studio adjoining with live demonstrations. Open daily 10-6 pm

Exhibits at the Upstairs Gallery change monthly, and are often collaborations with Fovea Exhibitions.

maria-lago-studio-5021-197x150Maria Lago Studio 502

502 Main St.

Maria Lago is an accomplished artist whose work has featured prominently in private collections, museums and galleries in Europe and the United States.

MRG-LOGOMarion Royael Gallery

159 Main St. 727.244.5535

Marion Royael Gallery highlights the work of emerging and mid career artists through a program of Directed Migrating Installations. The gallery acts as a forum for exploring the fundamental ideas and concepts in contemporary art as they relate to current global and social issues. We seek to create a vibrant cross-generational dialogue about art and culture among the general public, collectors, curators, artists and critics.

Marion Royael Gallery creates Directed Migrating Installations, represents artists and sells contemporary fine art originals, editions and objects. Our gallery is located in Beacon, New York, a bustling art community, sixty miles north of New York City, and is home to Dia:Beacon as well as many notable art galleries.

Open 1 pm to 7 pm Thursday through Sunday or by appointment

MATTEAWAN_LOGO-hi-resMatteawan Gallery

436 Main St. 845.440.7901

Matteawan Gallery specializes in contemporary art with an emphasis on works on paper by emerging and mid-career artists.

Hours: Saturday and Sunday 12-5 pm and by appointment

Mother Gallery

18 West Main St., #7  845.236.6039


Mother Gallery is a co-creative, artist run, exhibition space located in Beacon, NY. Conceived and stewarded by Kirsten Deirup and Paola Ochoa to foster collaboration, community, and open dialogue amongst all people in the Hudson Valley and beyond.

Hours: Wed – Sat, 12-5pm.  Closed Sun-Tues


444 Main St. 845.440.3092

Art for a change. Artist Jay Palefsky exhibits a new art movement called “morphicism” in the form of notecards, books, wall pieces, furniture and future works, all with the concept of images changing right before your “ahhhs”.

Artist’s Books, Photobookworks, Work on Paper & Poetry

469 Main St.   Contact

No. 3 Reading Room & Photo Book Works is an artist-run venue located in a Main Street storefront in Beacon, NY, featuring select artist’s books, artist photo bookworks, photography books, work on paper and poetry from small and independent presses. It is a site where readers can experience by hand, limited edition, hand-made and innovative projects not widely found in traditional bookstores or galleries. Curated and focused, the program encourages visitors to spend time reading and exploring these selections. An archive of rare contemporary books and prints may be accessed by appointment. Please contact for hours or additional information. This is a project of Traffic Street Press & Paulette Myers-Rich.

Hours: Fri, Sat, Sun 1-7 pm

RiverWinds Gallery

172 Main St. 845.838.2880
Gallery store featuring many of the finest Hudson Valley artists. Wide selection of ceramics, pottery, cards, photography, paintings, jewelry, apparel, & home decor. Exhibits change monthly. Wednesday – Monday 12 – 6pm

Business Member Spotlight: RiverWinds Gallery

Theo Ganz Studio

4 DeWindt St.  917.318.2239

Inuit prints and drawings from Cape Dorset & contemporary art

Hours: by appointment and special events

Alternative Galleries/

Galleries in Retail Establishments

The Lofts at BeaconThe Gallery @ The Lofts at Beacon

18 Front St. (off Fishkill Avenue) 845.831.7867

Rick Price Howland Library MuralHowland Public Library

313 Main St. 845.831.1134

Public Library open to all. Public computers, printing, wifi (available outside as well 24/7), books, DVDs, Music CDs, Books on CD, Children’s area, magazines, tech help, programs for all ages & interests and much more.

M,W,F 9:30-5:30 T,Th 9:30-8:00 Sat 10-4 Sun 12-4

Image: Mural at the Beacon Public Library by Rick Price

oakvinologoOak Vino Wine Bar

398 Main St.  845.765.2400

Named best Hudson Valley Wine Bar for 2016. Available for private parties and events.

Currently home to the Windows on Main Street 2018 “Tiny Windows” Exhibit

Tues — Thurs     5pm — 10pm
Fri — Sat            3pm — 11pm
Sunday               12pm — 8pm