Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton 275-7431
Thru 3/8 The Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci: Showcasing 16 of Leonardo’s most noted scientific and technical drawings.
Thru 5/3 Strange Matter: Study of high-tech materials that have made their way from the space program to the “stuff” of everyday life.
The Cannery Art & Design Centre
434 E. Third St., Dayton 228-2232
Ongoing – Exhibits by local artists, including painting, pottery, jewelry, sculpture and photography.
“First Friday” open houses. Stroll the gallery spaces, view works by local artists. 5 – 10 pm.
Dayton Art Institute
458 Belmonte Park North, Dayton 223-5277
Thru 5/31 William Morris – Myth, Object and the Animal: Works from one of America’s most gifted glass artists.
Thru 4/5 -In the Glen – The Art of Robert Whitmore: Honoring the artistic legacy of this native son with nearly 60 works by this accomplished painter, printmaker and draughtsman.
Now – 4/12 Kids as Curators – Kids Experiencenter Gallery: Curated by 5th and 6th grade students from Dayton area schools, the exhibition explores the theme of Ohio art and artists.
Now – Fall 2009 Exploring Art A to Z – Kids Experiencenter Gallery: Developed for kids from pre-K through 3rd grade. Introducing art to children using 26 pieces from the museum’s collection and area artists.
Dayton History at Carillon Park
1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton 293-2841
Tours of Hawthorn Hill: Tours are conducted Wed. and Sat. for those who have made advance, prepaid reservations. Tours depart Carillon Historical Park via shuttle van at 10am and 12:30pm.
Dayton Visual Arts Center
118 N. Jefferson St, Dayton 224-3822
Thru 3/27 The Cline Show: In partnership with the Dayton Society of Painters & Sculptures, held at the Dayton Convention Center.
Gallery Saint John
Bergamo – Mt. St. John
4400 Shakertown Rd., Beavercreek 320-5405
Thru 4/14 – Moments in Time: A collection of watercolor and oil paintings by Charles P. Wanda, SM.
Rosewood Art Center
2655 Olson Dr., Kettering 296-02944
Thru 3/27 – Works On Paper: The 19th annual exhibit of artworks on paper by artists within a 45-mile radius of Dayton.
Sinclair Community College Galleries...
444 West Third Street, Bldg. 13, Dayton 512-5381
Burnell R. Roberts Triangle Gallery
3/17 - 4/16 Charles Caldemeyer
ZoneVI Photography Gallery
3/13 - 4/15 Stephen Komp
Top of the Market Exhibit Space
32 Webster St., Dayton 513-422-8400
Thru 3/31 Salvador Dali – Love Conquers Hate: A rare lithograph collection with more than 200 pieces by Salvador Dali and Max Ernst from the private collection of Dr. Heinz Ess. Proceeds from the exhibit will be donated to Justin King, suffering from Cystic Fibrosis in need of multiple organ transplants.
University of Dayton Art Galleries...
The Marian Library 7th Floor of Roesch Library
300 College Park, Dayton 229-4214 or 4254
Thru 3/27 The Fairest of All Works by Jan Oliver
University of Dayton, 222-5101
Thru 3/26 – Images From Science – An exhibition of 61 scientific photographs from around the world.
Wright State University Art Galleries...
Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries
A132 Creative Arts Center
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton 775-2978
Thru 5/3 Ruth Miller: Paintings and Works on Paper.
Opens 3/20 Women in Art: Unheard Voices 10th Anniversary Exhibit 10am -4pm reception on 3/20
Montgomery Woman’s Club – Town Hall Lecture Series: Maurice “Termite” Watkins 11am An Olympic Dream that Inspired the World. King’s Island Paramount Theatre inside park, Cincinnati (513) 684-1632 leave message.
Doubt, A Parable 8pm A battle for truth between Sister Aloysius and Father Flynn. Thru 4/5 The Loft Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton
Dayton Ballet: Repertory and Rocket Man 8pm Two of Dayton Ballet Repertory pieces plus the premiere of “Rocket Man,” a tribute to Sir Elton John. Thru 3/22 Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main, Dayton 228-3630
Montgomery Woman’s Club 8pm (See above) Sycamore Jr. High School Auditorium, 5757 Cooper Rd, Blue Ash (513) 684-1632 leave message.
Sumersam, Gamelan Master 8pm Kennedy Union Ballroom, University of Dayton 229-2787
Dayton Philharmonic: Classical Series – Strokes of Brilliance 8pm Works by Hindemith, Ward and Tchaikovsky. Guest artist pianist Ian Parker. Guest conductor Sara Jobin. Also 3/21 Schuster Center, One W. Second St., Dayton 228-3630
Opera Workshop: Old Maid & the Thief 8pm Also 3/21 Sears Recital Hall, University of Dayton 229-2787
Dayton Ballet: Repertory and Rocket Man 8pm (See 3/19)
A Streetcar Named Desire 8pm Tennessee Williams classic drama of family turmoil. Thru 3/20 Dayton Playhouse, 1301 E. Siebenthaler Ave., Dayton 424-8477
Doubt, A Parable 8pm (See 3/19)
James and the Giant Peach 7:30pm When a giant peach grows as large as a house an exciting adventure begins! Thru 3/22 Town Hall Theatre, 27 North Main St., Centerville 433-8957
Bat Boy: The Musical 8pm A satirical rendition of an actual story about a half-boy, half-bat found living in a cave in West Virginia. The play mixes musical styles, comedy and tragedy to lay bare the hypocrisy and hysteria in human endeavor. Thru 3/29 Kennedy Union Boll Theatre, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton 229-2545
Women’s Wellness Night at the Arboretum Cox Arboretum
ArtStreet’s Friday Night Film: Frida 9pm University of Dayton
Boonshoft Book Sale and Flea Market 9am-4pm A benefit event for the Boonshoft Museum and SunWatch. Used books, toys, household items, office equipment and more. Also 3/21 Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, 2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton 275-7431
An Evening of Astronomy 7pm An in-depth look at the cosmos by the Astronomy Dept., followed by a Laser show, planetarium show and night sky observation (weather permitting) Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, 2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton 275-7431
Dayton History “End of Winter Feast” Tavern Dinner 6 pm Travel back in time to Dayton’s oldest building, Newcom Tavern to enjoy a hearth-cooked, historically accurate supper. Reservations required. Thru 3/28 Dayton History, Carillon Park, 1000 Carillon, Dayton 293-2841
DRUMline Live 8pm Brings the black marching band tradition. Created by the music team behind the hit movie “DrumLine.” Clark State PAC, 300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield 328-3874
Dayton Philharmonic: Classical Series – Strokes of Brilliance 8pm (see 3/20)
Opera Workshop: Old Maid & the Thief 8pm See 3/20
Dayton Ballet: Repertory and Rocket Man 3pm & 8pm (See 3/19)
A Streetcar Named Desire 8pm (See 3/20)
Doubt, A Parable 8pm (See 3/19)
James and the Giant Peach 3pm (See 3/20)
Bat Boy: The Musical 8pm (See 3/20)
Boonshoft Book Sale and Flea Market 9am-4pm (See 3/20)
Dayton History “End of Winter Feast” Tavern Dinner 6 pm
Dayton Philharmonic: Junior Strings – Free Concert 3pm Annual spring concert. Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton
Afternoon Musicales 2pm Dayton Philharmonic Junior String Orchestra. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. Dayton Art Institute, NCR Renaissance Auditorium, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton 223-5277
Faculty Recital: Willie L. Morris, III, Saxophone 4pm. Sears Recital Hall, University of Dayton 229-2787
Dayton Ballet: Repertory and Rocket Man 3pm (See 3/19)
A Streetcar Named Desire 2pm (See 3/20)
Doubt, A Parable 2pm & 7pm (See 3/19)
James and the Giant Peach 3pm
Bat Boy: The Musical 7pm (See 3/20)