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The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton

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  • August 9, 2017
    This is a nice place to visit for a few hours. They have a nice collection of historical artwork and quite a few pieces by Andy Warhol.  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Magnificent building and a traditional art museum, meaning all areas of visual art are covered and from all over the world. Impossible for a newer city to replicate this. Monets Waterlillies- right he...  more »
  • July 28, 2017
    My wife and I really enjoyed this Art Museum! It's exhibits kept our attention and piqued our curiosity! We saw many unique works of art very different from other museums we had previously visited! We...  more »
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  • July 10, 2017
    Was there for a wedding. You got to see some of the artworks on way to ceremony &reception. Was very nice making you want to come back and see more.
  • July 6, 2017
    An inexpensive way to get culture and stay cool. Clean facility. Easy to navigate. Lots of beautiful pieces and exhibitions.
  • March 13, 2017
    I really enjoy this museum. First, the building itself is beautiful. I have attended many of their special exhibitions (Dale Chihuly 2001, Norman Rockwell in 2012, and Ravaged Sublime in 2016)and have always been impressed. This museum is much smaller than the Cincinnati Art Museum, but they have excellent special exhibits. Additionally, I have attended their Oktoberfest in the past and found that their special events are very well put together. In additional to their art galleries, they have lovely outdoor spaces as well and incorporate the artwork in their courtyard and on the lawn of the museum. Their top level is separated into European and American wings. They go through the time line of each region's artwork and have traditional artwork as well as furniture and sculpture. Thumbs up!
  • April 27, 2017
    Such a cool gallery, remarkable historic building. Prices very fair, exhibitions unique and frequently rotated. They have evening events very often including theater and jazz night! Check them out!
  • June 22, 2017
    This is a fabulous art gallery. So much to see and do. A wonderful part of history.

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