Free Public Event: The Contemporary Opening Night

The Contemporary Dayton (The Co) presents two new exhibitions that explore the female form. These exhibitions will be on view from July 14 – October 1, 2023, in The Co’s galleries. The exhibitions are free and open to all Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., and during Summer First Fridays with Scripted ...

Artist Talk: Kevin Jerome Everson: films

THE JACK W. AND SALLY D. EICHELBERGER FOUNDATION VIDEO GALLERY The Contemporary Dayton is honored to present a selection of films by Mansfield, Ohio born, and internationally acclaimed artist Kevin Jerome Everson. Directing his lens at the lives of Black Americans, he creates poetic narratives of family, work, struggle and celebration. The film scholar and companion of the artist, Greg de Cuir, ...

Artist Talk: Tyler Macko

Artist Talk: Tyler Macko FRIDAY, MAY 5 at 6:30 pm The Contemporary Dayton is pleased to present A voice from I don’t know where, new paintings by nationally acclaimed Dayton-based artist Tyler Macko, which address the idea of a crumbling Americana at the nexus of domesticity, consumption, comfort, memory and loss. Culling from the history of American decorative arts, Macko creates ...

The Contemporary’s Annual Art Auction | Worlds of Color

The Co’s Galleries & the Arcade Rotunda | 25 W 4th St, Dayton Sip, snack, browse, and bid with over 700 friends and artists in the Dayton Arcade’s magnificent Rotunda. Over 75 works of original art at the most eclectic art party in town. The Co’s signature fundraiser, proceeds directly fund future exhibitions and education programs. We invite guests to ...

The Contemporary – Exhibit Opening Night

The Contemporary Dayton is excited to present an all-female lineup of three new solo exhibitions featuring the work of Becky Suss’s exhibition of paintings entitled Home, guest curated by Philadelphia-based art historian, Greer Pagano; Yael Bartana’s The Undertaker; and Ohio-based artist Carmen Winant’s The neighbor, the friend, the lover. The exhibitions will open the evening of Friday, January 13, 2023. OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION / CONVERSATION: ...

The Contemporary Opening Night Reception / Teju Cole Artist Talk

The Contemporary Dayton (The Co) presents three new solo exhibitions featuring the work of Teju Cole, photographer, curator, Gore Vidal Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing at Harvard University, and former photography critic of The New York Times Magazine; Amy Powell, nationally published Dayton-based photographer; and James “Jamie” Nares, British and New York City-based filmmaker. The exhibitions will open the evening of Friday, September 16, 2022, with an Artist Talk by ...