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Art Changes Lives...Live it.


For more than 90 years, The Dayton Art Institute has been committed to enriching lives and serving the community by creating meaningful experiences with art. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our diverse permanent collection, world-class special exhibitions, concerts, family programs, art classes, social events and more. Join our online community and let us know how art has changed your life. Art changes lives…live it at The Dayton Art Institute.

Upcoming Events View More

December 18 2014
Tiny Thursdays
Join us on Thursday mornings throughout the fall for our popular child and caregiver preschool...
Repeats every week until Sat Dec 27 2014 .
December 20 2014
Sound Bites
Short Talks About Art
Join us in the museum's permanent collection galleries on select Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. for Sound...
December 27 2014
Sound Bites
Short Talks About Art
Join us in the museum's permanent collection galleries on select Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. for Sound...
REGULAR MUSEUM HOURS
MONDAY Closed
TUESDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
THURSDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
FRIDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
SATURDAY 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
SUNDAY Noon - 5 p.m.
SPECIAL HOLIDAY HOURS
DECEMBER 24 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
DECEMBER 25 Closed
DECEMBER 31 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
JANUARY 1 Closed
Leo Bistro will be closed Dec. 24-25 & Jan. 1

MUSEUM ADMISSION
Suggested general admission to
the museum's permanent collection:

  • Adults: $8
  • Seniors, Groups & Active Military: $5
  • Members, Students & Youth: Free 

Some special exhibitions, programs
and events may carry an additional
admission charge.