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Fall 2020 Hours

Our Gallery and Water Ecology Center are now open for public visitors on Saturdays

Water Ecology Center

NEW! Meet our live animals and learn about Hudson River habitats with new exhibits at our Water Ecology Center.

199 Denning's Ave, Beacon, NY

inside Denning's Point State Park

Saturday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Clarkson's Beacon Institute Gallery

Current Exhibit:

Jane Colgan "Blessing Waters"

199 Main St., Beacon, NY

Saturday 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Clarkson's Beacon Institute offers weekly public open hours at our facilities, and regularly hosts public programs. Follow our social accounts and check back frequently to stay in touch.

Educational Programs

Click a flyer below to learn more about scheduling a customized environmental STEAM program

K-12 STEAM and Environmental Programs

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Citizen Science Programs

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Mother Nature & Me

enrichment program for Pre-K-8


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*Safety Protocols:

For the safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers, and in compliance with state and federal guidance, social distancing practices must be followed. Indoor and outdoor activity groups are limited to 10 participants. Masks must be worn at all times inside facilities and throughout in-person programs; as well as on the trails and premises whenever a 6-foot distance cannot be maintained between individuals or households.