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Art in the City

Art in the City
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Art in the City, a celebration of downtown Dayton’s visual and performing arts communities.

Art in the City

Art in the City 2021

Celebrate Dayton’s rich collection of visual and performing arts during a special event that kicks off a unique juried art show!

Join local businesses, artists, and other organizations as we “paint, perform, and party” around downtown Dayton during Art in the City on Saturday, August 7, from 11a-7p.

Explore different stages and activities throughout the day, ending with the Levitt Pavilion Dayton concert Air Force Band of Flight: Flight One, which starts at 7 p.m.

  • Live performances
  • Live demonstrations
  • Hands-on activities
  • Interactive classes
  • A local artisan market
  • A Juried Art Show

MAKE YOUR OWN CREATIVE MARK!
Art in the City will bring art to every corner of downtown Dayton, including special hands-on community activities such as:

CHALK THE BLOCK
A huge chalk mural where you help fill in the masterpiece, sponsored by PNC 

ARTIST’S ROW
A how-to paint and draw area, sponsored by AES Ohio

THE ARTISAN MARKET
On Courthouse Square with dozens of local artists displaying their goods, sponsored by Fifth Third Bank

GEM CITY SELFIE MUSEUM STATION
Explore unique and interactive backdrops

AAVAG NOTECARD WORKSHOP
Create and personalize your own card with the African American Visual Arts Guild

THE FAMILY ZONE
Activities for all ages including a bubble zone, live animals, face painting, hula hoop classes, music, an interactive Paper Quill Mural with the Dayton Art Institute, and more – sponsored by PNC 

DRESS UP WITH THE DAYTON THEATER GUILD
Dress up with professional props and costumes at this photo booth

MOVIE MAGIC WITH FILM DAYTON
Learn about and be a part of a local documentary filmed on location

ARCADE FESTIVAL
Dayton Arcade will close down Fourth Street with food vendors and more, as guests with free, reserved tickets can enter to tour the inside of the building

FIND ART EVERYWHERE!
Stages across the footprint of the event are scheduled with musical acts, spoken word artists, and dancers throughout the day. Performing, visual and musical artists will also be lining the streets, creating a path of activities as visitors travel from one end of the event to the other.

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