Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton 275-7431
Thru 4/18  National Environmental Education Week - Be Water Wise: Hands-on experiments and activities teaches facts about water and how we can preserve and protect it. 
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.
Thru 9/7  Denizens of the Milky Way: How humans came to understand the universe, from Galileo’s discoveries about our solar system to mtoday’s revelations about the multitude of galaxies beyond our Milky Way.

The Cannery Art & Design Centre
434 E. Third St., Dayton 228-2232
Ongoing – Exhibits by local artists, including painting, pottery, jewelry, sculpture and photography.

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.
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. Depart Carillon Historical Park via shuttle van at 10am and 12:30pm.

Dayton Visual Arts Center
118 N. Jefferson St, Dayton 224-3822
Thru 4/22 – 16th Art Auction Preview: Auction to take place Saturday, April 18.

Gallery Saint John
Bergamo, 4400 Shakertown Rd., Beavercreek 320-5405
Thru 4/14 – Moments in Time: A collection of watercolor and oil paintings by Charles P. Wanda, SM.

Goloka Galleries (Oregon Division)
521 E. 5th St, Dayton 278-6745
Thru 4/30 - “OROBORUS,” - An exhibition of sculpture and assemblage by Chicago sculpture and performance artist Bradley Cahill.

Rike Center Gallery
300 College Park, Dayton 299-3261
Thru 4/22 – Horvath Student Exhibition

Rosewood Art Center
2655 Olson Dr., Kettering 296-02944
Thru 5/1 – Zachary Orcutt, sculpture; Simon Huesbeck, painting

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

University of Dayton Art Exhibits...
Thru 5/1 – “Assemblage” –Group exhibit by six Univ. Of Dayton faculty members. Marianist Hall Learning Space. 229-5585
Thru 4/30 – “The Fairest of All” – Jan Oliver exhibits that depicts Mary, Mother of Jesus. Roesch Library. 229-4214
Thru 6/14 – “Dayton At Bat!” – Rare baseball memorabilia from the collections of Si Burick and Miriam Jacobs. 229-4221
Thru 10/31 – Honors Program Art Exhibition. Alumni Hall. 229-4615

Wright State University Art Galleries...
Robert & Elaine Stein Gallery
A132 Creative Arts Center
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton 775-2978
Thru 5/3 Ruth Miller: Paintings and Works on Paper.  
Thru 5/3 – Drawing From Perception VI: A juried exhibition of national artists’work specific to the drawing from observation.


4/7  Tue

WSU Presidential Lecture Series: Stephen Dubner  7:30pm  Journalist, blogger, award-winning author and co-author of the bestseller Freakonomics.  WSU Student Union, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy., Dayton  775-5740

4/8  Wed

Side Street Strutters  7:30pm  Colorful costumes, tap dancing, novelty numbers and rare instrumental features help capture the excitement and spontaneity of America’s greatest musical heritage – JAZZ!  Centerville Performing Arts Center, Centerville High School  859-9811

Trombone Studio  8pm  WSU Creative Arts Center, Concert Hall, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy. 775-5544                  

Evening at the Stander  8pm  Celebration of the Arts. Schuster Center, One E. Second St., Downtown Dayton. 229-2787  or 229-1723

4/9  Thu

Adult Nature Walk  9am  Slow-paced journey through Sugarcreek MetroPark. Bring binoculars if you  have them. Limited supply will be available. 4178 Conference Rd.  275-7275

4/11  Sat

Cityfolk: Celebrating Billy Strayhorn – Bill Charlap Trio  8pm  Charlap and his trio will perform an evening of music composed by Billy Strayhorn as part of a weeklong salute to this Dayton-born pianist/composer, Billy Strayhorn.  Dayton Art Institute, NCR Renaissance Auditorium, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton  496-3863

Easter Bunny at Carillon   8am  Registration at 8am, egg hunt at 8:30am. Breakfast, crafts & photos follow the egg hunt. Reservations required. Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd.  293-2841, ext. 219

4/12  Sun - Easter

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

4/14  Tue

“Anatomy of a Murder”  7pm  As part of a weeklong salute to Dayton-born pianist/composer, Billy Strayhorn, there will be a free screening of this movie, containing Ellington and Strayhorn’s finest film score. This courtroom classic stars James Stewart, Lee Remick and George C. Scott.  Neon Movies, 130 E. Fifth St., Dayton  222-7469

Flute Studio  8pm  WSU Creative Arts Center, Concert Hall, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy. 775-5544

4/15  Wed

Uncovering Strayhorn: A conversation with Strayhorn Biographer David Hajdu  7:30pm  Former Dayton Daily News and current Detroit Free Press music writer Mark Stryker talks with author David Hajdu, author of the Strayhorn biography Lush Life that reveals much about the composer’s life, music and complicated relationship with Duke Ellington. Free Admission.  The Loft Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton  496-3863

Celebration of the Arts Opening Performance  8pm  A celebration of academic excellence at the University of Dayton – visual arts, music, dance and theatre. Free admission but tickets required. For more information, Schuster Center, One W. Second St. 229-2545.

Evening at the Stander  8pm  Celebration of the Arts. Schuster Center, One E. Second St., Downtown Dayton. 229-2787  or 229-1723

WSU Presidential Lecture Series: Reza Aslan  7pm  CBS News analyst, expert on Islam and best selling author of No god but God.  WSU Student Union, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy., Dayton  775-5740

Montgomery Woman’s Club - Town Hall Lecture Series:  Martha Raddadtz  11am  The View from Washington   King’s Island Paramount Theatre inside park, Cincinnati  (513) 684-1632 leave message.

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




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