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ArtTrekFrom Columbus to California to China, ArtTrek offers unique adventures for art lovers of all ages throughout the year. These art focused trips combine curatorial expertise with well-planned itineraries, including private tours and behind-the-scenes learning opportunities. Come join us for a day trip or a week-long journey, connect with other like-minded travelers, have fun and be inspired!

To join our mailing list for information about upcoming trips, please contact the ArtTrek office at 937-223-5277, ext. 237 or email arttrek@daytonart.org. Be sure to provide your name, email and full mailing address. You may also click here to join The DAI's email list.

ArtTrek is a benefit of membership at The Dayton Art Institute. You must be a museum member to travel with this program. Click here for more information about membership. 

Image: ArtTrek's recent trip to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
 

Upcoming ArtTreks

 Toledo

Toledo Museum of Art

Saturday, September 13, 2014
Departure Time: 8:00 a.m.
Registration Deadline: Augst 12

Join The Dayton Art Institute’s ArtTrek Team as we take a day trip to the Toledo Museum of Art, to see one of the world's most comprehensive and historically significant collections dedicated to the medium of glass. This ArtTrek is held in conjunction with The DAI's summer special exhibition, Dayton Celebrates Glass: Chihuly, Littleton, Labino and Beyond.

Opened in 2006, the Toledo Museum of Art's postmodern Glass Pavilion is home to its world-renowned glass collection, featuring more than 5,000 works of art from ancient to contemporary times.A docent-led tour will guide us through the collection. Objects have been continuously acquired, studied, conserved, published and exhibited, and the collection’s creation and growth are as unique as the Museum itself. There will also be time to explore the museum's permanent collection. Following the visit, enjoy dinner at the Real Seafood Co., one of Toldeo’s top-rated restaurants.

Download the full trip brochure

The cost of the Toledo ArtTrek is $190/person member and $240/person, non-member. Cost Includes: Roundtrip transfer via deluxe motorcoach, refreshments, tours and dinner.

To register please call the ArtTrek Reservation line, at 937-223-5277, ext. 237 with your credit card, or send a check payable to The Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio 45405-4700. Payment in full is required at the time of registration. Reservations are due by August 12, 2014. Space is limited: reservations will be accepted in the order received, and based on space available on the motorcoach.

 Chicago
JUST ANNOUNCED!

Chicago ArtTrek: David Bowie Is

December 6-7, 2014
Registration Deadline: October 29

ArtTrek is planning a special trip to Chicago, December 6-7, to attend the new exhibit about David Bowie (yes, you read correctly!) at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. The trip also includes a visit to the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as various evening activities in the Windy City. Watch here for more details about this exciting trip in the coming weeks.

For registration information and a detailed itinerary for the Chicago trip, call 937-223-5277, ext. 237 or email arttrek@daytonart.org.

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MONDAY Closed
TUESDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
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FRIDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
SATURDAY 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
SUNDAY Noon - 5 p.m.