Shopping Cart | Newsletter | Share | Contact | Login/Register


The Dayton Art Institute hosts a diverse range of special exhibitions. Follow the links here for more information about our current and upcoming special exhibitions, including exhibitions in our interactive family gallery, The Lange Family Experiencenter. You will also find an archive of recent special exhibitions.

Be sure to make plans to visit our current and upcoming exhibitions, as well as the fantastic interactive exhibitions in The Lange Family Experiencenter. Watch here for more details in the coming months!

Celebrate a Year of American Art!

The Dayton Art Institute is celebrating a "Year of American Art" in 2015 with three fantastic special exhibition! A museum membership provides FREE admission to all special exhibitions, entry to other Ohio museums, and so much more!

Join today or order as a gift: call 937-223-4ART (4278) or click here to join online.

The final exhibition in our "Year of American Art" opens in November:

American Sampler American Sampler:
Grandma Moses and the Handicraft Tradition

November 21, 2015 - February 21, 2016

Current Exhibitions:

May 9 2015 - April 10 2016
Eye Teasers
The Lange Family Experiencenter exhibition features "eye teasers!"
November 27 2015 - March 13 2016
Sites of Worship
October 17 2015 - February 28 2016
Visions and Dreams: Threaded Works by Mary Borkowski
The DAI will showcase handiwork by folk artist Mary Borkowski.
October 17 2015 - February 28 2016
20 Years Later: In Celebration of the Dayton Peace Accords
This focus exhibition commemorates the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Dayton Accords.
October 17 2015 - February 28 2016
Photographs by Ohio Art Educators
Ohio art educators are highlighted in this focus exhibition.
November 21 2015 - February 21 2016
American Sampler: Grandma Moses and the Handicraft Tradition
The DAI presents a retrospective of works by Grandma Moses.
October 24 2015 - January 10 2016
Toil and Leisure
See Paul Cezanne's "The Pigeon Tower at Bellevue" for a limited time!

TUESDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
THURSDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
FRIDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SATURDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m
SUNDAY Noon - 5 p.m.
The museum is closed Thanksgiving Day.
Drupal 6 Appliance - Powered by TurnKey Linux