Arts Events for October 2016

Note: While we make every effort to keep this listing up to date, event details are subject to change. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Grohs artwork

Hans Friedrich Grohs: Art and Mystic

Monday, August 8 - Tuesday, November 15

The Marian Library presents an exhibition of the German Expressionism artwork of Hans Friedrich Grohs.


Strange Bruises / Ghosts Emerging

Thursday, September 22 – Thursday, October 27

An exhibition by visiting artists Benjamin Lee Sperry and Jennifer Nelson. Sperry curated by Jeff Jones; Nelson curated by Mike Conlan.


Tuesday, October 4 - Tuesday, October 25

Psychological or physical restraint is perceived... or real? Going somewhere? Creative Lead: Todd Richman

Opening Event: Tuesday, October 4 >

Arts Administration


Friday, October 7

An exhibition of photographic student work that explores the intersections of photography with that of other media.

Chorale fall Concert

Fall Concert: University of Dayton Chorale

Sunday, October 16

The University Chorale performs sacred and secular compositions from all music eras.

Metal in Strange Places: Aural, Emotional, Tactile, Visual

Thursday, Oct. 20, to Saturday, Oct. 22

The University of Dayton will see a heavy influx of "battle jackets" and black T-shirts as the campus plays host to a three-day metal music conference drawing scholars, musicians and enthusiasts from as far away as Canada, England and Finland.

Orchestra at the DAI

Concert: University Orchestra at the Dayton Art Institute

Sunday, October 23

The University of Dayton Orchestra presents a range of music from the classics to the modern era.

Jazz Ensemble

Concert: Dayton Jazz Ensemble and University Jazz Band

Monday, October 24

An evening of jazz entertainment by the University of Dayton's Dayton Jazz Ensemble and the University Jazz Band.

Wood winds

Concert: Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Tuesday, October 25

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs work written for winds and percussion.


Faculty Early Music Recital

Wednesday, October 26

A faculty early music concert featuring the department of music's new harpsichord.

Jenny Q

ArtsLIVE Lecture: Global Sea Level Rise

Thursday, October 27

 Dr. Ian Fenty, who received his Ph.D. in Climate Physics and Chemistry from MIT, will discuss the challenge of global sea level rise. Followed by a reception, and a sustainability-themed concert.

Jenny Q

ArtsLIVE Concert: Jenny Q Chai

Thursday, October 27

In a sustainability-themed concert, pianist Jenny Q Chai will play works variously inspired by water.

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