Beginning this weekend, area residents will have a rare opportunity to view a collection of treasures from one of England’s most famous museums.
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How to Go
What: “Object of Devotion: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from the Victoria and Albert Museum” and “Elizabeth Turk: Wings”
Where: The Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton
When: Through Jan. 5. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Admission: $12 adults; $9 seniors (60+), students (18+ w/ID), active military and groups (10 or more); and $6 youth (ages 7-17). Museum members and children (6 and younger) are free. Prices include admission to both special exhibitions and the museum’s permanent collection. A $1 per transaction Historic Preservation Fee will be added to all ticket sales.
Special events in conjunction with the exhibits:
- The Prime Time Party Rental Series Renaissance Ball on Nov. 15
- “To Stir Man’s Affection and Heart to Devotion: Alabaster Images in the Late Medieval Church,” a talk by medieval art expert Dr. Stephen Perkinson on Nov. 16 and a gallery talk “Medieval Attitudes Toward Religion” on Dec. 28.
- Docent-led tours of the special exhibition are available for individuals, groups and schools. Contact Group Sales and Tour Coordinator Donna Young, at (937) 512-0152 or email@example.com, for more information or to book a tour.
For more information: www.daytonartinstitute.org or call (937) 223-4ART (4278). Connect with the Dayton Art Institute on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for additional information, behind-the-scenes photos and special offers.
VIDEO: Curator Aimee Marcereau DeGalan tells what makes the new DAI exhibit a must-see: MyDaytonDailyNews.com