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Art Changes Lives...Live it.


For more than 90 years, The Dayton Art Institute has been committed to enriching lives and serving the community by creating meaningful experiences with art. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our diverse permanent collection, world-class special exhibitions, concerts, family programs, art classes, social events and more. Join our online community and let us know how art has changed your life. Art changes lives…live it at The Dayton Art Institute.

Upcoming Events View More

January 24 2015
Super Saturday Family Days
Musical Fun with Jim McCutcheon
Looking for a fun and creative Saturday afternoon for you and your family? Join us on the second...
January 29 2015
Vine & Canvas
Wine Tasting Series at The Dayton Art Institute
Great art meets great wine in this exciting new series. Take a themed, docent-led tour of works in...
February 18 2015
Leo Bistro Cooking Classes
International Food and Wine Pairings
Renee McClure’s popular cooking classes will return to Leo Bistro during the winter and spring....
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.

MUSEUM ADMISSION
Suggested general admission to
the museum's permanent collection:

  • Adults: $8
  • Seniors, Groups & Active Military: $5
  • Members, Students & Youth: Free 

Some special exhibitions, programs
and events may carry an additional
admission charge.