Museums & Galleries

 

BOONSHOFT MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY

2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton - 275-7431

Thru  5/14  Engineer It! – Visitors of all ages explore the fun and creative sides of engineering by designing boats, windmills, airplanes, buildings and bridges and then testing their performance in wind tunnels, earthquake simulators and water tanks. Visitors can also experiment with gears and pulleys, operate a crane and learn about careers in engineering through video presentations.

 

THE CANNERY ART & DESIGN CENTRE

434 E. Third St., Dayton - 228-2232

Ongoing – Exhibits by more than 20 local artists. Purchase art for your home, find the perfect gift or just browse the latest creations, including painting, pottery, jewelry, sculpture and photography.

 

DAYTON ART INSTITUTE

458 Belmonte Park North, Dayton - 229-3909

On View Now  20th Century Prints from the Ponderosa Collection – More than 100 prints from such artists as Warhol, Rauschenbert, Frankenthaler, Lichtenstein and Stella..

Thru  4/20  The Creative Eye: Photographic Works by Marc Suda & Sean Wilkinson – Dayton photographers works are exhibited in the Regional Gallery.

 

GALLERY SAINT JOHN

Bergamo – Mt. St. John

4400 Shakertown Rd., Beavercreek

Thru  3/23  Standing in Awe: The beauty of our country in photographs by John Lemker SM

 

DAYTON ART INSTITUTE EXPERIENCENTER

456 Belmonte Park N. Dayton – 223-4278
Thru  4/30  Sitting Pretty Around the World – Hands-on children’s exhibition focuses on the chairs we sit on everyday, which take on many forms depending on their function or the culture that made them. Free

 

MARIAN LIBRARY

University of Dayton

300 College Park - 229-4214

Thru 3/30  When Words Become Pictures:  Our  Lady Calligraphed by Ann Bain, Dayton artist.

 

SINCLAIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Burnell R. Roberts Triangle Gallery

444 West Third Street, Bldg. 13, Dayton  512-5381

 

SINCLAIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ZoneVI Photography Gallery
444 West Third Street, Bldg. 13, Dayton  512-5381
Thru  3/8  R.E.A.C.H – Stafford Hiroshi Smith: Reception 2/28 from 7-9 pm

 

 

 

Performing Arts & Events

 

3/18 Tue

Dayton Music Club Concert  10:45 am  Pianist Mary Fahrenbruck will play Piano Sonata by Aaron Copeland. Also the Music Club Chorus under the direction of Raymonde Rougier, with Franklin Cox, cello. Free Concert. Shiloh Church, N. Main St. at Philadelphia Dr., Dayton  277-8953

Rabbit Hole  7 pm  Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. David Lindsay-Abaire, previously known for his deft comic touch, shows a deep understanding of the process of rising above grief, in this stirring drama of a family coping with the accidental death of a four-year-old boy. Thru 3/30  The Loft Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton  228-3630

 

 

3/19 Wed

John Smarelli Scholarship Concert  7:30 pm  The Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestras.  Clark State PAC, 300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield  328-3874

Rabbit Hole  8 pm  (see 3/18)

Lord of the Dance  7:30 pm   Irishman Michael Flatley’s global phenomenon celebrates its 10th Anniversary Tour.  Schuster Center, One W. Second St., Dayton  228-3630

Montgomery Woman’s Club - Town Hall Lecture Series:  Boomer Esiason  11 am  Former NFL quarterback and current analyst on CBS’ NFL Today.  King’s Island Paramount Theatre inside park, Cincinnati  (513) 684-1632 leave message.

Montgomery Woman’s Club - Town Hall Lecture Series:  Boomer Esiason  8 pm  (see 3/19)  Sycamore Jr. High School Auditorium, 5757 Cooper Rd, Blue Ash  (513) 684-1632 leave message.

 

 

 

3/20  Thu

Rabbit Hole  8 pm  (see 3/18)

Montgomery Woman’s Club - Town Hall Lecture Series:  Boomer Esiason  11 am  (see 3/19)  King’s Island Paramount Theatre inside park, Cincinnati  (513) 684-1632 leave message.

 

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3/21 Fri

Rabbit Hole  8 pm  (see 3/13)

A Year with Frog and Toad  7:30 pm  Frog and Toad are not at all alike. Frog’s a carefree sort and Toad, well, he’s a worrywart! Despite their differences, the two are very best friends. In this Tony award-winning musical, the two friends experience the seasons of the year planting a garden, raking leaves and sledding! Along the way, they learn that part of being good friends is celebrating those things that make each person different. Thru 3/30  Town Hall Theatre, 27 North Main Street, Centerville  433-8957

Dayton History “End of Winter Feast” Tavern Dinner  6 pm  Travel back in time to Dayton’s most intriguing dining event at the city's oldest building, Newcom Tavern. Guests will enjoy a hearth-cooked and historically accurate, multi-course supper. Reservations required. Thru 3/29  Dayton History, Carillon Park, 1000 Carillon, Dayton  293-2841

 

 

3/22  Sat

Cityfolk: Steinway to Heaven Series – Bill Charlap and Houston Person  8 pm   DAI Renaissance Auditorium, 525 Riverview Avenue, Dayton  496-3863.

A Year with Frog and Toad  7:30pm  (see 3/21)

Rabbit Hole  8 pm  (see 3/18)

Dayton History “End of Winter Feast” Tavern Dinner  6 pm  (see 3/21)

 

3/23  Sun

A Year with Frog and Toad  3 pm  (see 3/21)

Rabbit Hole  2 pm & 7 pm  (see 3/18)

Dayton History – Easter Sunrise Service  6:30am  Deeds Carillon Bell Tower, Carillon Park, 1000 Carillon, Dayton  293-2841

 

3/24  Mon

3/24  Faculty Recital   6:30 pm  Cellist Dr. Alice Ann O’Neill, SM  performs. Sears Recital Hall, University of Dayton, 300 College Park.  229-3936

 

3/25  Tue

Rabbit Hole  7 pm  (see 3/18)

 

And Keep in Mind:

The Ponderosa Collection now on view at the Dayton Art Institute with drawings by some of the 20th century’s most significant artists – Warhol, Rauschenberg, Frankenthaler, Lichtenstein and Stella

The Barber of Seville, Dayton Opera’s production of Rossini’s comic opera whose plot moves quickly and cleverly along at the hands of  Figaro, one of the world’s most famous operatic characters.

 

 

 

FOR THE SHORT LIST

The Ponderosa Collection now on view at the Dayton Art Institute with drawings by some of the 20th century’s most significant artists – Warhol, Rauschenberg, Frankenthaler, Lichtenstein and Stella
Rabbit Hole  7 pm
  Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. A stirring drama of a family coping with the accidental death of a four-year-old boy. Thru 3/30  The Loft Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton  228-3630

Dayton History “End of Winter Feast” Tavern Dinner  6 pm  Travel back in time to Dayton’s most intriguing dining event at the city's oldest building, Newcom Tavern to enjoy a hearth-cooked and historically accurate, multi-course supper. Reservations required. Thru 3/29  Dayton History, Carillon Park, 1000 Carillon, Dayton  293-2841