Clarkson University's Beacon Institute for Rivers & Estuaries ignites citizen science, user-inspired R&D and education.

In the Gallery

John Sabraw

Art + Science help to restore polluted freshwater streams. A must-see show!

OPEN FRI 1-5, SAT 3-7, SUN 1-5

Art by Matthew Ma

Discover how Sabraw translates raw materials and pollutants like toxic acid mine drainage (AMD) into pigments, and uses advanced tools to burn and excavate his pieces, echoing extractive practices in his work.

Learn more here!


Join us for Science Cafes, WOW! nature programs and more!



Beacon Institute Gallery
199 Main St, Beacon, NY
Fri 1-5PM
Sat 3-7PM  |  2nd Sat 3-9PM
Sun 2-6PM

Water Ecology Center
(in Denning’s Point State Park)
Sat 10AM-2PM 
Sun 10AM-1PM


Clarkson’s Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)

A hybrid online and in-person Clarkson Master of Science in Engineering Management for working professionals. In July 2017, we will celebrate with our 5th cohort of graduating students.
Learn more and apply