Comfort Suites Wright Patterson
5220 Huberville Avenue
Dayton, OH 45431
Phone: (937) 425-6498
Fax: (937) 252-5724
5220 Huberville Avenue, Dayton, OH, US, 45431
- Phone: (937) 425-6498
- Fax: (937) 252-5724
Arts & Museums
DVAC, the leading contemporary art gallery and visual artists' organization in greater Dayton, presents a series of quality exhibitions and programs that promote regional visual artists each year.
Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the Isaac Pollack House is a beautiful home that has adapted the Second Empire architectural style. Now it is transformed in to Dayton International Peace Museum, that focuses on peace and non-violence.
The world spends over $2 Billion a day on weapons of war. Where are the images of peace? "There is no way to Peace. Peace is the Way." The museum houses permanent exhibits, hosts peace activities, and special events.
Explore the wonders of the world at Boonshoft Museum of Discovery where adults and children can experience tons of scientific adventure through such areas of the center as the Hall of the Universe, Charles E. Exley, Jr. Wild Ohio Zoo, and EcoTrek.
Drop by if you feel like getting acquainted with diverse art forms. Check out the various international exhibitions, educational programs and much more. The vast collections displayed include photography, textiles, oceanic and pre-Columbian art. After your visit, you can stop by at Cafe Monet and feast on fast-food and homemade desserts. If you've come with a huge group, don't fret, the cafe has a private room that can accommodate up to 40 people. Also, don't forget to stop by at the museum store to pick up a unique gift for your loved one. Become a member and avail a number of discounts and personal invitations to major art events held at the museum.
Overlooking the Great Miami River and downtown Dayton, in an Italian Renaissance-style building, the Dayton Art Institute houses an extensive permanent collection of American, European, Asian and African art, as well as special exhibitions, educational programs, and special events.
An outdoor history museum celebrating the history of the area with over 20 exhibit buildings on a 65-acre site. The centerpiece of the exhibits is the 1905 Wright Flyer III housed in Wright Hall. Other outstanding exhibits include the 1796 Newcom Tavern, the oldest standing building in Dayton, the William Morris House, antique automobiles, bicycles, and a train manufactured in the Miami Valley.
Located in the bathrooms of the Chamber of Commerce in Yellow Springs, Ohio, the Yellow Springs Arts Council-sponsored ChamberPot Gallery features a rotating selection of art.
Shirley-Jones Gallery "is dedicated to the presentation of stimulating and provocative art in diverse media done between the mid-60s and the present." Eight exhibitions are usually presented each year "with one each August dedicated to issues surrounding the pursuit of peace."
More than 10,000 items and artifacts honor and preserve African-American culture and history at the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, one-half mile north of U.S. 42 and adjacent to Central State University. The museum's permanent exhibition, "From Victory to Freedom: Afro-American Life in the Fifties," explores African-American experiences in America's history from the period following World War II to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
More than 200,000 artifacts in the collection representing every facet of Clark County's history. Some of the treasures include the only surviving Union officers' tent from the Civil Way and the Ludlow-Symmes Surveying Compass.
Offers a fine collection of 19th and 20th-century American and European art, an extensive art library, seven galleries of changing exhibitions, and a gift shop of original and unusual artwork.