420 South Ludlow Street, Dayton, OH 45402
The Cannery Art & Design Centre
434 East Third Street, Dayton, OH 45402
The Dayton Art Institute
456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, OH 45402
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
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
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
Description: Sinclair’s Art Department’s gallery contains a variety of art medias. The gallery features art from professionals, faculty, and students.
509 East Fourth Street, Dayton, OH 45402
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
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.
40 North Main Street #60, Dayton, OH 45402
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.