Art Exhibits around Dayton

From pop-up exhibits to Dayton area art galleries and special exhibitions at The Dayton Art Institute.

Art Exhibits in Dayton

Call for Artists!

Call for Artists!

Tuesday, April 16 2024

The View Juried Landscape Exhibition at Rosewood Arts Center

Dinosaurs in Motion - Special Exhibit at the Air Force Museum

Dinosaurs in Motion - Special Exhibit at the Air Force Museum

Tuesday, April 16 2024

DINOSAURS IN MOTION will be open daily Feb. 17 - May 13 engaging visitors of ALL AGES to learn, discover and create!

Captivating Clay: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection

Captivating Clay: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection

Wednesday, April 17 2024

Special Exhibition at the Dayton Art Institute April 13–September 22, 2024, Gallery 106 Captivating Clay: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection

Hand-Colored Photographs

Hand-Colored Photographs

Wednesday, April 17 2024

Exhibit at the Dayton Art Institute: Hand-Colored Photographs March 23–September 22, 2024, James M. Cox Gallery, Gallery 118

James Pate, Techno-Cubism: The Art of Line Painting

James Pate, Techno-Cubism: The Art of Line Painting

Wednesday, April 17 2024

James Pate is one of Dayton's most acclaimed living artists. See Focus Exhibition: James Pate, Techno-Cubism: The Art of Line Painting February 3-April 28.

Telling Stories: World Literature in Art

Telling Stories: World Literature in Art

Wednesday, April 17 2024

What is your favorite story? When you think of it, do specific images come to mind? DAI Special Exhibit: Telling Stories: World Literature in Art December 9, 2023–May 26, 2024

The Artistic Life of Aka Pereyma

The Artistic Life of Aka Pereyma

Wednesday, April 17 2024

Special Exhibition at the Dayton Art Institute - Weaving folk-art traditions with modern artistic styles, 'The Artistic Life of Aka Pereyma' February 17–May 12, 2024

Egg Tooth: Youth Art from YSHS

Egg Tooth: Youth Art from YSHS

Friday, April 19 2024

Egg Tooth: Youth Art from YSHS will consist of art from Yellow Springs High School students. Dozens of local youth will show off their promise, potential, and fresh perspectives. Reception will be April 26th from 6:00 - 9:00.

ARTeBRATION 2024

ARTeBRATION 2024

Sunday, April 21 2024

ARTéBRATION: A Celebration of all things Creative! One day, rain or shine Family-Friendly Art Festival. Outdoor Market, Food Truck Rally, Beer Garden, Live Art Demos, Galleries, Boutiques, Studios!

Living Arts Center at Front Street

Living Arts Center at Front Street

Sunday, April 21 2024

Artwork for the Living Arts Center at Front Street Exhibition includes photography, paintings, mixed media, and textiles. Exhibitors include alumni of Living Arts and friends.

The ARTery at Front Street Art Hop

The ARTery at Front Street Art Hop

Sunday, April 21 2024

The ARTery, a co-op gallery of 17 members welcomes new member, Tami Beale, an oil painter of abstract art. Our Artist of the Month is Fiber Artist Rosalie Campbell and our visiting artist is photographer Lynn Farley.

30th Annual Art Auction

30th Annual Art Auction

Friday, April 26 2024

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Annual Art Auction with 500+ friends and artists in The Dayton Arcade. Showcasing over 80 artworks including paintings, photography, prints and sculpture to browse, bid and buy.

Plants & Beer @ Loose Ends Brewing in Centerville, OH

Plants & Beer @ Loose Ends Brewing in Centerville, OH

Saturday, April 27 2024

Come join us this Saturday, March 18th, from 11 AM to 3:30 PM at Loose Ends Brewing in Centerville for the Plants & Beer event! Enjoy a refreshing brew while browsing for your perfect leafy companion. See you there!

Try, Take Time

Try, Take Time

Saturday, April 27 2024

"Try, take time" is a solo exhibition of new works compiling photographic, sculptural and installation approaches concerned with the dualities of care and labor. "Try, take time" by Jesse Ly opens Saturday April 27 from 5-8PM

All-City Arts Festival

All-City Arts Festival

Saturday, May 04 2024

Join us for a day of music, art and food featuring the talents of Dayton Public School students.

Second Look Saturday

Second Look Saturday

Saturday, May 04 2024

Check out studios, galleries, and shops you missed on First Friday!

Second Saturday Drop In Studio

Second Saturday Drop In Studio

Saturday, May 11 2024

Join us at our studio every Second Saturday of the month from 10a-4p. No need to sign up or call- just drop in and help with the OD8-4 Memorial OR purchase a kit to mosaic for yourself! We’d love to see you!!!

Miami Valley Quilt Show

Miami Valley Quilt Show

Friday, May 31 2024

Over 200 quilts on display, Vendors, Raffle Quilt, Quilts of Valor, Community Quilts, Scrap City, Onsite Machine Cleaning and Repair and Refreshments.

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