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Art Changes Lives...Live it.

It's a new day, it's a new dawn, it's your new DAI!

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

September 3 2014
Side By Side
Join us on select Wednesday evenings for this new series of monthly gallery talks, and learn more...
September 4 2014
Vine & Canvas
Wine Tasting Series at The Dayton Art Institute
Great art meets great wine in this exciting new series! Take a themed, docent-led tour of works in...
September 11 2014
Vectren Jazz & Beyond
The John Slate Trio
Vectren Jazz & Beyond offers up an evening of organ-driven jazz with The John Slate Trio on...
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.
SEPT. 5 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Please note that Leo Bistro will be closed Sept. 5-7 during the Dayton Greek Festival.

Suggested general admission to
the museum's permanent collection:

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