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The Dayton Art Institute

The Dayton Art Institute features more than 1,000 works from the permanent collection on view in the museum galleries. The collection includes extensive  Asian, pre-Columbian, European, American and Contemporary works.

The museum’s Lange Family Experiencenter, an interactive gallery for families and young people, offers visitors the opportunity to experience great art in smaller, thematically based exhibitions that stimulate curiosity and creativity.  Click here to read more about its current exhibition, Eye Teasers.

The museum also hosts a diverse range of special exhibitions, including the 2015 exhibitions Call to Duty: World War Posters, Tears of Stone: World War I Remembered, Photographs by Jane Alden Stevens, and American Sampler: Grandma Moses and the Handicraft Tradition

Follow the links on these pages to learn more about The Dayton Art Institute’s permanent collection – including detailed information on select works – as well as information about current and upcoming special exhibitions.


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