Dayton Skyscrapers Visual Voices Exhibition 2022

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Visual Voices 2022

January 28, 2022, 9:00 am .


Photo: Dr. Gary LeRoy, by Greg DeGroat


Each year, Dayton Live partners with Shango: Center for the Study of African American Art and Culture, and Willis “Bing” Davis, exhibit curator and director of EbonNia Gallery, to display an exhibit of art by local African American artists inside the Schuster Center. This year’s exhibit, at the Schuster Center from January 26-March 31, 2022, is 2022 Dayton Skyscrapers featuring the work of African American visual artists from the Miami Valley.The Artist Reception will be on Saturday, February 26 from 2:00-4:00pm in the Wintergarden of the Schuster Center. The Dayton Skyscrapers art project is not a celebration of Dayton’s tall buildings or our skyline. Dayton Skyscrapers is a metaphor for those local and regional African Americans who stand tall in our minds and hearts for what they have achieved in their field and their contributions to the quality of life of Dayton and the Miami Valley Region. The Visual Voices 2022 team of Dayton and Miami Valley African American visual artists have selected a core of high-achieving African Americans as Dayton Skyscrapers. For detailed accessibility information please visit our Accessibility page. Metered parking is available on the streets surrounding the Schuster Center. Parking is also available in The Arts Garage, on the northwest corner of Second and Ludlow Streets, on weekdays until 6 p.m. and during performances. For more parking information, visit the Downtown Dayton Partnerships website. This event is free and no tickets are required.

The Visual Voices art exhibit is generally available for viewing Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 12 p.m.-6 p.m. The exhibit will not be available for public viewing during private events. During performances in the Schuster Center, the art exhibit may only be open to ticket holders for that performance. Click here to learn about our most recent health and safety policies. 937-228-3630

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