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Deco JapanThe 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 Experiencenter. You will also find an archive of recent special exhibitions.

Be sure to make plans to visit our current special exhibition, Deco Japan , on view through January 25, 2015, as well as the fantastic interactive exhibition, Decked Out!, in our Experiencenter family gallery. Watch here for more details on these and other exhibitions in the coming months!

Celebrate a Year of American Art!

This holiday season give the gift of American art! The Dayton Art Institute will celebrate a year of American art in 2015, with three fantastic special exhibitions. A museum membership provides FREE admission to all three 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 2015 special exhibitions includes:

American Impressionism American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists' Colony
March 7 - May 31, 2015
Call to Duty Call to Duty: World War Posters
with Tears of Stone: Photographs by Jane Alden Stevens
July 4 - October 4, 2015
American Sampler American Sampler:
Grandma Moses and the Handicraft Tradition

November 21 - February 21, 2016

Current Exhibitions:

May 10 2014 - April 12 2015
Decked Out!
Get "Decked Out!" for our current Eperiencenter exhibition.
November 21 2014 - March 8 2015
2x2 Exhibition
The newest 2x2 exhibition features Jasper Johns and Roy Lichtenstein.
November 28 2014 - February 22 2015
Hall of Holidays
The Hall of Holidays features Baroque drawings.
November 15 2014 - January 25 2015
Deco Japan
Deco Japan reveals the widespread impact of Art Deco on Japanese culture.
October 4 2014 - January 25 2015
Inspirations from the East
Inspirations from the East looks at ways American & European artists were influenced by Japan.
August 19 2014 - December 31 2014
School of Advertising Art Graphic Design
Leo Bistro features School of Advertising Art students.

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.