Aerial photograph of the Immaculate Conception Chapel


Archetype Gallery

420 South Ludlow Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 225-5122


Monday–Friday 12:00pm–5:00pm

Saturday–Sunday 1:00pm–5:00pm

The Cannery Art & Design Centre

434 East Third Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 228-2232


Tuesday–Friday 11:00am–7:00pm

Saturday 10:00am–5:00pm

The Dayton Art Institute

456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 223-4278


Saturday–Sunday 10:00am–4:00pm

Open until 8:00pm on Thursdays & Fridays.

Description:  A great first date, lone adventure or afternoon with friends.  Stop by to explore one of three free permanent exhibits or (for a small fee) one of the featured exhibits.  However, make sure to check the website so you don’t miss one of the featured events frequently going on at the Institute.

Dayton Visual Arts Center

118 North Jefferson Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 224-3822


Tuesday–Saturday 11:00am–6:00pm

Description: The Dayton Visual Arts Center is a group of artists and art lovers who believe that a vital visuals arts community is essential to the life of the community. From gallery talks and exhibit openings to professional development workshops, DVAC provides opportunities to meet others who share an interest in art and to learn about and support contemporary visual art.

Gallery at One Dayton Centre

223 North Main Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 228-2224

Hours: Call for hours

Description: Located in the lobby of Fifth-Third Center downtown, this gallery features art from local Dayton community artists and hosts periodic artist receptions.

Galleries at Sinclair Community College

444 West Third Street

(937) 512-5381


Monday–Thursday 8:00am–9:00pm

Friday 8:00am–6:00pm

Saturday 8:00am–3:00pm

Description: Sinclair’s Art Department’s gallery contains a variety of art medias. The gallery features art from professionals, faculty, and students.

Garden Station

509 East Fourth Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 610-3845


Monday–Sunday 6:00am–12:00am

Description: Garden Station is a quirky and vibrant art park and community garden that has a “permaculture and reuse emphasis” for their projects. They feature murals, sculptures, community garden plots, concerts, bonfires, drum circles, festivals, markets, and movies. Every first Friday of the month they host free live music. This urban garden is a great place for a picnic or just to hang out!

K12 Gallery for Young People

341 South Jefferson Street, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 461-5149

Description: K12 gallery features art made by children and adolescents ages 5-18. K12 and TEJAS, the joint adult and adolescence gallery also offers classes for artists of all ages.

Rutledge Gallery

40 North Main Street #60, Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 226-7335


Monday–Friday 11:00am–6:00pm

Description: The Rutledge Gallery is the gallery of accomplished sculptor Jeffery Rutledge, a local artist. Rutledge is known for his steel sculptures featured in exhibits all over the country but he is also accomplished in his painting, prints, and other forms of art.