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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

July 30 2014
Twilight Concerts
The Burning River Winds, Tyler Shepard & David Sievers
Our Summer Twilight Concerts continue on July 30, with The Burning River Winds, Tyler Shepard,...
August 6 2014
Side By Side
Join us on select Wednesday evenings for this new series of monthly gallery talks, and learn more...
August 9 2014
Dayton Glass Day
In conjunction with the summer special exhibition Dayton Celebrates Glass, join us for Dayton Glass...
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.

Suggested general admission to
the museum's permanent collection:

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