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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 26 2014
Oktoberfest Lederhosen Lunch
On Friday, September 26, the museum will host the Oktoberfest Lederhosen Lunch from 11:00 a.m. – 2:...
September 26 2014
Oktoberfest Preview Party
Presented by Premier Health
The Oktoberfest Preview Party, presented by Premier Health, takes place on Friday, September 26,...
September 27 2014
Oktoberfest: Sept. 27 & 28
Presented by Miller Lite
Join us as we celebrate Dayton's favorite outdoor festival, Oktoberfest, presented by Miller Lite,...
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. 25 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SEPT. 26 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SEPT. 27 Noon - 6 p.m.
SEPT. 28 Noon - 6 p.m.
Leo Bistro will be closed Sept. 26
through Oct. 6.

Suggested general admission to
the museum's permanent collection:

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