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Walk-In Tours & Gallery Talks

Docent-led walk-in tours are tours for visitors who are not part of a group but who would like a tour of the museum’s permanent collection or special exhibition. Reservations are not required. Meet in the General Motors entrance rotunda on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. and Sundays at 1:00 p.m. (Sunday tours available only during special exhibitions).

Interested in becoming a Docent at the museum? Click here for more information.

Sound Bites: Short Talks About Art

Join us on select Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. for Sound Bites, free 20-minute gallery talks on a specific work or theme. 

Click here for the upcoming schedule

Coming Soon: Curatorial Conversations

Join us on the third Thursday of each month for sparkling conversation in the galleries, followed by a champagne toast, in this new series of talks. Members of DAI’s curatorial team, Aimee Marcereau DeGalan, Susan Martis, and Katherine Siegwarth, will highlight a work from the permanent collection in each Curatorial Conversation.

Curatorial Conversations take place from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. The cost of each talk is $5 for members, $10 for non-members in advance. All tickets purchased at the door are $12. Space is limited for each talk, and advance reservations are recommended. Call 937-223-4ART (4278) or reserve your spot online by visiting daytonartinstitute.org.

January 22:
Carl Andre, Slope 2003, 1968
(Hosted by Aimee Marcereau DeGalan)

February 19:
Charles Sheeler, Stacks in Celebration, 1954
(Hosted by Katherine Siegwarth)

March 19:
Arthur Wesley Dow, Lavender and Green,
1912 (Hosted by Susan Martis)

Topics subject to change. Call 937-223-4ART (4278) for more information.




REGULAR MUSEUM HOURS
MONDAY Closed
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.
SPECIAL HOLIDAY HOURS
DECEMBER 24 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
DECEMBER 25 Closed
DECEMBER 31 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
JANUARY 1 Closed
Leo Bistro will be closed Dec. 24-25 & Jan. 1
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