breakfast will be served in the Courtyard, which is part
of the Delamater Inn. (Breakfast served between 7:00 am
in the breakfast area of the Courtyard.
promptly for Tallix.
is one of the world's most respected foundries for art
casting and fabrication. Guests will observe
the intricate ways that sculpture is cast in bronze, aluminum,
silver and numerous other metals. Founded by metallurgist
Richard Polich, this foundry has attracted a roster of
sculptors which includes Nancy Graves, Bryan Hunt, Roy
Lichtenstein, Willem de Kooning, Claes Oldenburg and more.
We will be given a complete process tour of how sculptures
are made from concept to delivery.
new Max Protetch Sculpture Garden on
the grounds of Tallix.
take a tour of the spectacular newly-opened Dia:Beacon
in Beacon, New York. This museum, said to be
one of the most significant cultural initiatives in decades,
has over 250,000 square feet of exhibition space. The
museum was created in a renovated Nabisco box factory,
and the galleries will be bathed in reflected light under
40,000 square feet of glass. Dia Beacon’s impressive
size will allow it to present large-scale masterpieces
that most institutions are unable to accommodate, such
as Walter De Maria’s monumental floor sculpture,
Richard Serra’s massive steel Torqued Ellipses,
and Warhol’s Shadows, a single 434-foot long painting
composed of 102 canvases.
lunch in the Café at Dia:Beacon.
an artist’s studio nearby.
private cruise on the Hudson River aboard
the luxury motor yacht, Mariner III, with our architectural
historian to view the many 19th century villas from the
on your own in the village of Rhinebeck with over a dozen
restaurants within two blocks of the hotel.