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Art Changes Lives...Live it.

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The Dayton Art Institute is 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

March 28 2015
Super Saturday Family Days
Museum Kidd's Club Day
Looking for a fun and creative Saturday afternoon for you and your family? Join us on the second...
April 12 2015
Vanguard Concerts
The Escher String Quartet
The Escher String Quartet is praised for its profound musical insight and rare tonal beauty....
April 15 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....
TUESDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
THURSDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
FRIDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SATURDAY 11 a.m. - 5 p.m
SUNDAY Noon - 5 p.m.
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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.