“Samurai, Ghosts and Lovers: Yoshitoshi’s Complete 100 Aspects of the Moon,” in on display at the Dayton Art Institute. The exhibition is a rare look at all 100 works in Tsukioka Yoshitoshi’s epic series of Japanese woodblock prints. A selection of works from the DAI’s Japanese collection, as well as local and national loans, including rare samurai suits, are also on display. The exhibition will be on view until May 3. LISA POWELL / STAFF
Photo: Staff Writer
Photo: Staff Writer

Dayton Art Institute closed until April 5

The Dayton Art Institute is closed now through April 5.

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The museum announced the following statement:

The coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to evolve, both nationally and in Ohio. In accordance with the most recent recommendations from government and health officials, and in the best interests of museum staff and the community, the Dayton Art Institute is temporarily closing to the public, effective 5 p.m. on Friday, March 13. The museum will remain closed through at least Sunday, April 5. 

All museum events and programs scheduled during that time have been cancelled or postponed. For questions regarding private events booked at the museum, please check with the event organizer. Updates and additional information will be posted through the museum’s social media and on the DAI website, at www.daytonartinstitute.org/dai-corona-virus.

The museum previously announced plans to postpone events and some programming, but keep the main galleries open. 

The Dayton Art Institute’s Bourbon & Bubbles event scheduled for April 17 will be rescheduled. A new date will be announced soon. Tickets for the April 17 event will be honored for the new date.

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