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Welcome to The Dayton Art Institute's online Media Center. Here you will find news releases on current and upcoming events at the museum, as well as access to high-resolution images (password protected). For additional information, or to request access to images, please contact: Eric Brockman, Marketing and Communications Manager, by phone at 937-512-0142 or by email.

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Current Media Releases:

September 8, 2014
DAI Oktoberfest Returns, September 26-28
 
May 21, 2014
DAI to Participate in 2014 Blue Star Museums Program
 
May 13, 2014
Prime Time Party Rental Series Presents Prime Time Prom on May 30
 
May 12, 2014
Vanguard Concerts Concludes Season with the Lincoln Trio
 
May 5, 2014
Annual Yeck College Artist Fellow Exhibition Now on View
 
May 5, 2014
DAI Experiencenter Gets 'Decked Out!'
 
February 26, 2014
Prime Time Party Rental Series Hosts Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii Party
 
February 13, 2014
DAI Features Contemporary Still-Life Paintings of Isabella Kirkland
 
February 12, 2014
Dayton Art Institute Announces 2013 Results at Annual Meeting
 
January 7, 2014
Leo Bistro Winter Hours Announced
 
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
Fifth Third Bank Arts Night Out Presents Spontaneous Fantasia
 
NOVEMBER 14, 2013
Leo Bistro Partners with Ghostlight Coffee for the Holidays
 
NOVEMBER 12, 2013
Fifth Third Bank Arts Night Out Presents Robert Wittman - Art Detective!
 
NOVEMBER 5, 2013
Prime Time Party Rental Series Wraps Up with Renaissance Ball
Media Release
 
OCTOBER 28, 2013
Vanguard Concerts Presents Modigliani Quartet on Nov. 9
Media Release
 
OCTOBER 15, 2013
Special Exhibitions Object of Devotion & Elizabeth Turk: Wings Open Oct. 26
Media Release | Object of Devotion Fact Sheet | Related Programs
 
OCTOBER 11, 2013
Fifth Third Bank Arts Night Out Presents Joe Castillo: SandStory
Media Release
 
OCTOBER 2, 2013
Vanguard Concerts Season Begins with Chamber Orchestra Kremlin
Media Release
 
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Leo Bistro Announces Annual Vacation
Media Release
 
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
DAI Presents 42nd Oktoberfest, Sept. 27-29
Media Release (revised)
 
JULY 31, 2013
Vectren Jazz & Beyond Presents Generations Big Band
Media Release
 
JULY 30, 2013
DAI & Cityfolk Announce They Will Not Pursue Partnership
Media Release
 
JUNE 17, 2013
DAI Partners with DVAC & WYSO 91.3 to Present Reinvention Portraits
Media Release (Revised)
 
JUNE 13, 2013
Summer Special Exhibitions Andy Warhol: Athletes & The Art of Sport Open 6/22
Media Release
 
JUNE 3, 2013
Vectren Jazz & Beyond Presents Ron Jones Quartet
Media Release
 
MAY 14, 2013
2013 Arts Night Out Lineup Announced; Fifth Third Bank Joins as Title Sponsor
Media Release
 
MAY 8, 2013
Talk to Discuss Recovery of Art Stolen During World War II
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APRIL 26, 2013
Experiencenter Exhibition I See the Rhythm Explores Connections Between Music and Art 
Media Release 
 
APRIL 24, 2013
Celebrate Mother's Day at DAI with Special Brunch
Media Release 
 
APRIL 19,2013
DAI Announces New Catering Partners Program
Media Release | Download Catering Partners Brochure
 
APRIL 17, 2013
DAI Introduces "What Is a Masterpiece?" Interactive Tour
Media Release
 
MARCH 14, 2013
Vanguard Concerts Presents Pianist George Li on March 23
Media Release
 
MARCH 13, 2013
DAI Offers Special Events in Conjunction with 1913 Flood Exhibitions
Media Release
 
MARCH 4, 2013
Vectren Jazz & Beyond Begins March 14 with ShinSings Orchestra
Media Release
 
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
Leo Bistro to Open February 22
Media Release
 
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
Special Exhibitions Commemorate 100th Anniversary of 1913 Flood
Media Release
 
FEBRUARY 8, 2013
2012 Results Announced at DAI Annual Meeting
Media Release
 
JANUARY 31, 2013
Dayton Art Institute Announces Expanded Hours
Media Release
 
JANUARY 29, 2013
DAI to Host Valentine's "Affair to Remember" on Feb. 15
Media Release
 
JANUARY 4, 2013
DAI Announces Special Exhibitions for 2013 & 2014
Media Release
 
DECEMBER 20, 2012
DAI Offers Lightpaintings Discount with Foodbank Donation
Media Release
 
NOVEMBER 19, 2012
Charles Phoenix Brings Nostalgic Holiday Cheer to DAI on Dec. 6
Media Release
 
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
DAI Parnters with owners of Roost Modern Italian to Launch "Leo Bistro"
Media Release
 
OCTOBER 18, 2012
Vanguard Concerts Presents Concertante String Sextet
Media Release
 
OCTOBER 12, 2012
Prime Time Party Rental Series Celebrates 50 Years of James Bond
Media Release
 
OCTOBER 8, 2012
Time Magazine Photojournalist PF Bentley to Speak at DAI on October 18
Media Release
 
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
DAI to Exhibit Stephen Knapp's Lightpaintings
Media Release
 
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
Vectren Jazz & Beyond Presents MathGames! on October 4
Media Release
 
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
Road Construction Alerts During Oktoberfest
Media Release
 
SEPTEMBER 15, 2012
DAI Names Curator of Collections & Exhibitions
Media Release
 
SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
DAI Celebrates Oktoberfest, September 21-23
Media Release
 
AUGUST 29, 2012
Vectren Jazz & Beyond Presents Rob Dixon Quartet on Sept. 6
Media Release
 
JULY 11, 2012
New Prime Time Party Rental Series Debuts July 27 with Olympics Party
Media Release
 
JULY 9, 2012
DAI Launches 'Superhero Summer' in July
Media Release
 
JULY 9, 2012
David Poe to Perform Benefit Concert for DAI on July 20
Media Release
 
JUNE 26, 2012
DAI to Participate in Blue Star Museums Program
Media Release
 
JUNE 5, 2012
DAI Announces Plans for New Community Gathering Space
Media Release
 
MAY 25, 2012
DAI Holds First Art Ball Eve on June 8
Media Release
 
MAY 25, 2012
Vectren Jazz & Beyond Presents Soul Express
Media Release
 
MAY 7, 2012
Vanguard Concerts Presents Juilliard String Quartet on May 19
Media Release
 
MAY 1, 2012
DAI Hosts Sunday Brunches in May
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APRIL 23, 2012
DAI & Zoot Theatre Company Announce Partnership
Media Release
 
APRIL 22, 2012
Vanguard Concerts Presents Wind Soloists of New York
Media Release
 
MARCH 30, 2012
DAI Receives Gift for Repairs in Galleries & Italian Cloister
Media Release
 
MARCH 29, 2012
Vectren Jazz & Beyond Presents Kick-N-Flava
Media Release
 
MARCH 17, 2012
Vanguard Concerts Presents the Modigliani Quartet
Media Release
 
MARCH 13, 2012
Special Exhibitions Changing Landscapes & Maya Lin: Flow Open March 24
Media Release | Checklist of Works
 
FEBRUARY 29, 2012
DAI Receives $45,000 Gift from Dayton Foundation for Roof Repairs
Media Release
 
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
DAI Announces 2012 Vectren Jazz & Beyond Series
Media Release
 
FEBRUARY 19, 2012
Vanguard Concerts Presents Louis Schwizgebel
Media Release
 
FEBRUARY 17, 2012
DAI Reviews 2011, Previews 2012 at Annual Meeting
Media Release
 
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
DAI to Hold Annual Meeting on February 15
Media Release
 
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
DAI Thanks Community for Support of Rockwell Exhibition
Media Release
 
JANUARY 21, 2012
Additional Hours Added for Final Weeks of Rockwell Exhibition
Media Release
 
JANUARY 9, 2012
DAI Partners with Human Race Theatre for Rothko Program
Media Release
 
DECEMBER 28, 2011
Expanded Hours for American Chronicles Announced
Media Release
 
NOVEMBER 29, 2011
Talk Discusses Norman Rockwell's Civil Rights Paintings
Media Release
 
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
DAI Holds Student Writing Contest in Conjunction with American Chronicles
Media Release
 
NOVEMBER 1, 2011
DAI Honors Veterans with Free Preview of American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell
Media Release
 
OCTOBER 28, 2011
American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell Open November 12 at DAI
Media Release
 
OCTOBER 17, 2011
Vanguard Concerts Opens 50th Season with Chamber Orchestra Kremlin
Media Release
 
OCTOBER 13, 2011
2011 Vectren Just Jazz Series Concludes on November 3
Media Release
 
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
Vanguard Concerts Announces 50th Anniversary Season
Media Release
 
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
Vectren Just Jazz Features Ed Clay & The Patrol
Media Release
 
SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
Celebrate 40 Years of Cheer & Beer at Oktoberfest
Media Release
 
AUGUST 26, 2011
Dayton Natives Chosen to Lead Dayton Art Institute
Media Release
 
AUGUST 22, 2011
Dayton Art Institute Receives $75,000 Community Challenge Grant
Media Release
 
JUNE 17, 2011
The Dayton Art Institute Director to Retire, Interim Director Appointed
Media Release
 
APRIL 22, 2011
Prima Trio Closes Vanguard Concerts Season on May 7
Media Release
 
APRIL 21, 2011
Vectren Just Jazz Series Features Hal Melia on May 5
Media Release
 
APRIL 20, 2011
New Experiencenter Exhibition Opens April 30
Media Release
 
MARCH 24, 2011
Vectren Just Jazz Presents Maggie Green and the Brazilian 
Jazz Connection
Media Release
 
MARCH 21, 2011
Museum Store Partners with Dayton Visual Arts Center
Press Release
 
MARCH 7, 2011
DAI Presents Classic Films in March
Media Release
 
FEBRUARY 23, 2011
Creating the New Century Exhibition Opens March 12
Media Release | Exhibition Checklist
 
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
Vectren Just Jazz Returns with Mara Rosenbloom Quartet
Media Release
 
JANUARY 18, 2011
Folk Art Featured in DAI Exhibition
Media Release
 
JANUARY 13, 2011
DAI Hosts Conversation with Bing Davis on January 23 
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