48 High Street Gallery
St. Anne’s District, Downtown Dayton 228-4532
Opening 6/14 - Flowers in Art

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton 275-7431
Thru 8/30 - Dragons: The imaginary world of fairy tale dragons and the real dragons that can be found around the world today.
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
“First Friday” Open Houses - Stroll the gallery spaces, view works by local artists. 5 – 10 pm.
“Second Friday” Open houses - Stroll the galleries and hear the Dayton Improvisers Orchestra. 7 – 11pm

Dayton Art Institute
458 Belmonte Park North, Dayton 223-5277
Held over thru August- William Morris – Myth, Object and the Animal: Works from one of America’s most gifted glass artists.
Thru Fall 2009 - Exploring Art A to Z – Kids Experiencenter Gallery: For kids from pre-K through 3rd grade. Introducing art to children using 26 pieces from the museum’s collection and area artists.

Dayton Convention Center Gallery
22 E. Fifth St., 2nd Floor, 333-4700
Downtown Dayton 333-4700
Thru July – Art of Cliff Darett

Dayton History at Carillon Park
1000 Carillon Blvd 293-2841
Tours of Hawthorn Hill 10am & 12:30pm, Wed – Sat only. By reservation only

Dayton Visual Arts Center
118 N. Jefferson St, Dayton 224-3822
Thru 6/11 Almost Reality: How photography captures reality.

Gallery St. John
4400 Shakertown Rd., Beavercreek 320-5405
Thru 6/2 The Many Dimensions of Clay: Works by Don Smith, SM

Rosewood Gallery
2655 Olson Dr., Kettering 296-0294
Thru 6/5 Glenn Payne/Aimee Helen Koch: painting and photography

Sinclair Community College Galleries
444 W. Third St., Bldg. 13, Dayton 512-5381
Burnell R. Roberts Triangle Gallery
Thru 6/10 Graduating Student Portfolio Show
ZoneVI Photography Gallery
Thru 6/10 Graduating Student Portfolio Show

Sunwatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park
2301 W. River Rd., Dayton 268-8199
Thru 6/21 Kennewick Man on Trial: Explore the important legal, ethical and scientific issues raised by the discovery of the archaeological remains known as Kennewick man.

University of Dayton Art Galleries
300 College Park, Dayton 229-4214 or 4254
Art Street – 229-5101
Thru 6/13 - Reason, Faith & Imagination: Alumni art exhibit
The Roesch Gallery – 229-4221
Thru 6/14 – Rare baseball memorabilia from the collections of Si Burick and Miriam Jacobs.
The Marian Library – 229-4214 or 4254
Thru 11/27 – Creche Exhibit
Thru 6/13 Reason, Faith and Imagination - Artwork by 15 UD alumni ranging in class years from 1950 to 2007. Open house and reception Sat. 6/13, 1:30 - 3:30pm.

Wright State University Art Galleries
Robert & Elaine Stein Gallery
Creative Arts Center
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton
Thru 6/14 2009 Senior Exhibition: All media -drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography by senior and graduating students in the WSU Department of Art and Art History.



6/11 Thu

Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow 8pm (Preview) Ethel Waters’ incredible journey to success Thru 6/28 The Loft Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton 228-3630

The Menus 8pm $5 Fridays Concert on Thursday. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

6/12 Fri

Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow 8pm (see 6/11)
Fuddy Meers 8pm A form of amnesia strikes Claire and a wild adventure follows. Thru 6/21 Dayton Theatre Guild, 2330 Salem Ave., Dayton 278-5993

Healthy Organic Lawns 11:30am Cox Arboretum

The Menus 8pm $5 Fridays Concert. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

Apollo Rendevous 5-10pm Midwest astronomy convention featuring speakers, a telescope-making competition, an Astronomical Imaging contest, Digistar Planetarium shows, vendors, swap meet, raffle and door prizes. Also 6/13 Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, 2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton 275-7431

6/13 Sat

Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow 8pm (see 6/11)

Fuddy Meers 5pm (see 6/12)

Rivertunes: Son del Caribe 7:30pm Hot salsa bands! RiverScape MetroPark, Monument and Main. 274-0126

Sam McCoy Quartet – Jazz Concert 7:30pm Clifton Opera House, Clifton, OH 767-8452

Apollo Rendevous 9am-6pm (see 6/12)

DAI Art Ball 2009 – Shimmering Madness 7pm–1am Based on the 1998 Sandy Skoglund DAI art installation of the same name. Dining in the galleries, dancing, live entertainment. Black tie. Dayton Art Institute, 458 Belmonte Park North, Dayton 223-5277

Yellow Springs Street Fair 9am – 5pm More than 200 booths selling fine arts and crafts, jewelry and much more. Plenty of food and entertainment. Free. Yellow Springs Downtown 767-2686

Kettering Talent Contest 10am Children ages 6 to 16 can compete in the Kettering talent contest. Free. Application deadline 6/10. Charles Lathrem Senior Center, Kettering 296-2587

6/14 Sun

Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow 2pm & 7pm (see 6/11)

Fuddy Meers 3pm (see 6/12)

Parrots of the Caribbean 7pm Jimmy Buffet tribute band. Stubb’s Park Amphitheatre, 255 W. Spring Valley Rd., Centerville

Miami Valley Flute Circle 1-3pm (see 5/10)

Victorian Afternoon Tea 2-4pm Teas, tea sandwiches, desserts, tour the Patterson Homestead and play Victorian Parlor Games. Patterson Homestead, 1815 Brown St., Dayton 222-9724

Miami Valley Flute Circle 1-3pm (see 5/10)

6/15 Mon

Auditions: Missoula Children’s Theater 9: 30am 50-60 roles available for students entering grades 1–12. No experience or advance preparation required. Heritage Cen. of Clark Cty, 117 South Fountain Ave., Springfield

6/16 Tue

Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow 7pm (see 6/11)

Legally Blonde: The Musical 8pm An underestimated blonde sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law. Thru 6/21 Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton 228-3630

6/17 Wed

Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow 8pm (see 6/11)

Legally Blonde: The Musical 8pm (see 6/16)

Jon Faddis and the Dayton Jazz Orchestra 7pm Jazz trumpeter. Stubb’s Park Amphitheatre, 255 W. Spring Valley Rd., Centerville 433-7155

Spass Nacht 5-9pm Austrian Festival featuring authentic food, beverages, polka music and live entertainment. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300


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