Location, Hours & Directions
Fovea Exhibitions is located at 143 Main Street in the town of Beacon, New York.
- winter hours: weekends, 12-6pm
- summer hours: Friday-Sunday, 12-6pm
- Metro North Train Schedule
Fovea is located at the western end of Main Street, closest to the Hudson River. After you make the turn off 9D, we are on the first block on the right, just before the old firehouse (now Hudson Beach Glass) across the street. Click here for a map
By train from Grand Central
Beacon is served by Metro-North Railroad on the HUDSON LINE from Grand Central Terminal and Poughkeepsie. Trains run hourly in either direction. They also offer one-day getaway packages to the City of Beacon and Dia:Beacon. You can reach Metro North at 212.532.4900 or 800.METRO.INFO.
To walk to Fovea Exhibitions from the train station, exit the southern end of the platform on the river side. Turn left on Red Flynn Drive and follow it over the railroad tracks to Beekman Street. Turn left at Beekman Street and walk up the hill, then go right on North Avenue, which intersects with the start of MAIN STREET. The gallery is just a few storefronts up the block on the right.
By car: from New York City
Take Upper Level of George Washington Bridge New Jersey bound. Take first right off Bridge to Palisades Parkway North. Take Palisades Parkway North to end. At rotary, take 6 East/202 across Bear Mountain Bridge. Take the first left onto Route 9D North. Continue 16.5 miles north on 9D into the city of Beacon. At the third traffic light in Beacon (just past Beacon City Hall), make a right turn onto MAIN STREET. (Travel time: approximately 60 minutes from George Washington Bridge)
By car: from New Jersey and points south (and by bus from New York City)
Take the Garden State Parkway North until it merges with the New York State Throughway 87/287. Take I-87 North to Exit 17, I-84. Follow local signs to I-84 East and continue on I-84 East across Newburgh-Beacon Bridge. Immediately after the toll booths, take exit 11. Turn right at the top of the ramp onto Route 9D south. Turn LEFT at the third light onto MAIN Street.
By car: from Westchester and points southeast
Take either 287 West until it merges with I-87 and continue to Exit 9, Route 9. Travel north on Route 9 to Fishkill. Take I-84 West two exits to Exit 11: Route 9D. Make a left turn onto Route 9D South. After traveling approximately one mile, make a LEFT at the third light onto MAIN Street.
Take 287 West to Exit 9A, Route 684 and proceed on 684 to Exit 9W, I-84 West. Take I-84 West to Exit 11: Route 9D. Make a left turn onto Route 9D South. After traveling approximately one mile, make a LEFT at the third light onto MAIN Street.
By car: from Massachusetts and points northeast
Travel south on the Taconic State Parkway to I-84 West. Take I-84 West to Exit 11: Route 9D. Make a left turn onto Route 9D South. After traveling approximately one mile, make a make a LEFT at the third light onto MAIN Street.