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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.

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.


We've just announced our 2016 special exhibitions, the Year of the Elements. Follow the links below to read more about each exhibition!

Read the Dayton Daily News preview feature

 Contemporary Light Artists Into the Ether:
Contemporary Light Artists

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 Water The Antarctic Sublime & Elements of Nature: Water
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 Landscape Photography in the 21st Century Ravaged Sublime:
Landscape Photography in the 21st Century

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Current Exhibitions:

May 21 2016 - April 9 2017
The Nature of Art
The Lange Family Experiencenter Celebrates 40 Years in 2016!
May 7 2016 - September 4 2016
2016 Yeck College Artist Fellow Exhibition
See the work of aspiring young artists!
April 2 2016 - June 26 2016
Into the Ether: Contemporary Light Artists
The year of the elements begins with Into the Ether: Contemporary Light Artists.

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