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Dayton Art Institute
Ranked #4 of 64 things to do in Dayton
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Founded in 1919, The Dayton Art Institute is one of the region’s premier fine arts museums. In addition to exhibiting outstanding special exhibitions and impressive collections of art from throughout the world, the museum is renowned for education programming that includes an array of offerings for diverse audiences. The Dayton Art Insitute is committed to enriching lives and serving the community by creating meaningful experiences with art.
Reviewed June 9, 2013

The outside building is already beautiful and impressive and the glass collection, while limited is first rate. The collection is good for a city of Dayton's size.

1  Thank Lily S
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Reviewed May 17, 2013

The Dayton Art Museum is a great place to spend an afternoon. I like that it changes each time we go. My favorite is the displays of glass. The setting is also beautiful. Many people go there to take pictures such as school pictures, prom, graduations, weddings, etc.

2  Thank Dunkelbug
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Reviewed April 12, 2013

I always am moved by the quality and breadth of the pieces. I come away uplifted and amazed. It is simply an impressive collection in size and again quality.

2  Thank Phil H
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

Not a particularly large collection (as compared to the nation's largest museums), but a classy, well-maintained museum featuring an excellent permanent collection as well as outstanding special exhibitions. Recently remodeled and expanded gift store and restaurant provide one more reason to visit. Highly recommended.

2  Thank reynoldsBA
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

The art museum is everything you would expect from a national level museum. The displays are professional and varied. The special exhibits bring the world to Dayton and the I-75 corridor.

1  Thank Jamesolovisitor
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