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.
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. Opening 6/27 - 90 Treasures - In celebration of DAI’s 90th anniversary, 90 of the museum’s treasures will be highlighted.
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
2655 Olson Dr., Kettering 296-0294
Opening 6/29 - The View 2008 – Landscape Competition: A juried exhibition showcase for Ohio artists presenting traditional or contemporary views of landscape or land imagery, themes and issues. Opening reception 6/28, 2-4pm.
Sinclair Community College Galleries
444 W. Third St., Bldg. 13, Dayton 512-5381
Burnell R. Roberts Triangle Gallery
ZoneVI Photography Gallery
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
The Roesch Gallery – 229-4221
The Marian Library – 229-4214 or 4254
Thru 11/27 – Creche Exhibit
Wright State University Art Galleries
Robert & Elaine Stein Gallery
Creative Arts Center
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton
Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow 8pm Waters comes alive as she tells the tale of all she had to overcome and all she was able to become. Thru 6/28 The Loft Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton 228-3630
Knot Fibb’n 8pm FREE @ Fraze. Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering 296-3300
Hotel California 8pm The original tribute of The Eagles. Veteran’s Park Amphitheater, Springfield 324-2712
Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow 8pm (see 6/24)
What Happens to Our Waste? 7pm Michelle Auckenhausen of the EPA will discuss the journey that garbage makes in the Miami Valley. Cox Arboretum, 6733 Springboro Pike. 434-9005
The Flying Karamazov Brothers 8pm Veteran’s Park Amphitheater, Springfield 324-2712
Adventures of Doctor Doolittle 2pm Veteran’s Park Amphitheater, Springfield 324-2712
Dave Koz and Brian Culbertson 8pm Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering. 296-3300
Griffin House 8pm Veteran’s Park Amphitheater, Springfield
Assassins 8pm This surreal, disturbing musical bares the lives of nine individuals who assassinated or attempted to assassinate the President of the United States. Adult language & situations unsuitable for children under age 13. Thru 6/28 Beavercreek Community Theatre, Lofino Adult Enrichment and Cultural Arts Center, 3868 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek 429-4737
Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow 8pm See 6/24
The Lion in Winter 8pm Depicts the interpersonal relationships among members of the English royal family on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day of the year 1183. Thru 6/28 Playhouse South, Clark Haines Theatre, 3700 Far Hills Avenue, Kettering (888) 262-3792
Fuddy Meers 8pm Claire’s rare form of amnesia erases her memory whenever she falls asleep. A wildly careening adventure with outrageously dark, funny characters. Thru 6/21 Dayton Theatre Guild, 2330 Salem Ave., Dayton 278-5993
Legally Blonde: The Musical 8pm An underestimated blonde sorority sister hits the books, and 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
Missoula Children’s Theater “Rumplestiltskin” 2pm Veteran’s
Park Amphitheater, Springfield 324-2712
Parrots of the Caribbean 8pm Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band. Veteran’s Park Amphitheater, Springfield 324-2712
Bye Bye Birdie 7pm This classic musical tells the story of a rock-and-roll singer who is about to be inducted into the army. This is a YouTheatre production with an all youth cast. Also 6/28 Dayton Playhouse, 1301 E. Siebenthaler Avenue, Dayton 424-8477
Assassins 8pm See 6/26
Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow 8pm See 6/24
The Lion in Winter 8pm See 6/26
Rivertunes: Michael Bashaw and Puzzle of Light 7:30pm Dayton-based group repertoire ranges from jazz and rock to ethnic and world music. RiverScape MetroPark, Monument and Main.
Springfield Banjos and Brass – Dr. Phil Cain 7:30pm Clifton Opera House, Clifton, OH 767-8452
Oleta Adams 8pm With special guest Down Deep. Veteran’s Park Amphitheater, Springfield 324-2712
Miami Valley Rail Festival 9:30am-5pm Small Scale trains from around the country, vendors of all kinds, and something for the train lover in everyone! Also 6/28 Dayton History, Carillon Park, 1000 Carillon, Dayton 293-2841
Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow 10am–8:30pm For American Indians, Pow Wow is a special time to reflect upon a rich heritage with honor and respect for each other and the drum. The event features both men’s and women’s dances performed wearing full regalia. In addition, traditional American Indian food and arts and crafts will be available from vendors. Also 6/28 SunWatch Indian Village, 2301 West River Rd, Dayton 268-8199
Bye Bye Birdie 2pm and 7pm See 6/27
Assassins 3pm See 6/26
Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow 2pm See 6/24
The Lion in Winter 2pm See 6/26
The Souled Out Band 7pm Indianapolis band is known for its great horn section. Stubb’s Park Amphitheatre, 255 W. Spring Valley Rd., Centerville 433-7155
Fraze Blues Festival 2-11pm Blues, Brews and Barbeque. FREE.
Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300
Robert Randolph and the Family Band 8pm Headlining the Blues Fest with special guest Dr. John. Tickets required. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300
Miami Valley Rail Festival Noon-5pm See 6/27
Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow 10am–5pm See 6/27
Quick Landscaping 11:30am Essential tips to landscaping with minimal time. Cox Arboretum
Joe Cocker 8pm Special guest Kelly Richey. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300
“Transforming Energy” 7pm A documentary film that explores the hope of Alternative Energy as a solution to the problems of Global Warming. Cox Arboretum
U.S. Air Force Band of Flight 7pm FREE @ Fraze. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300