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Dayton Visual Arts Center

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Address: 40 W 4th St, Dayton, OH 45402-1857
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+1 937-224-3822
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 18:00

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An intimate space that's well curated and gives exposure to many area artists, from many mediums. The annual holiday gift gallery is a great place to shop for unusual one of a... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Dayton, Ohio
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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

An intimate space that's well curated and gives exposure to many area artists, from many mediums. The annual holiday gift gallery is a great place to shop for unusual one of a kind presents, the artist palette parties held at individuals homes are so worth attending and April Art Auction is a must attend!

Thank lmgrigs
Vestal, New York
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

I went here for an art show and I was not overly impressed. Very small show and I didn't enjoy any of the art they had. Maybe some people enjoyed it but it just wasn't my taste.

Thank Faye T
Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

DVAC is a great downtown option. Stop in and see art from local artists. They regularly change what works are displayed. At Christmas time they have a shop where you can buy presents from local artists. And it's free.

Thank Dalyman
Morgantown, WV
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

The quality of the art offered during our visit was worth at best 10-15 minutes. There are only 3 bays for the collection. Easy to park right on the street outside the venue. Would not return.

Thank Tripplanner-89
Dayton, Ohio
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Reviewed 16 November 2010

It is a little off the beaten path...but not so far you can't walk from other places of interest...and worth the effort to get there. Their typical displays are given a lot of wall space...so you can actually enjoy the art without being distracted by neighboring pieces. The annual member show is another story ...many pieces...but interesting. My only gripe... More 

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