Celebrate Art in the City in Downtown Dayton This Weekend

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Chalk the block: Help Boy Blue complete a chalk mural on Main Street that spans more than half a city block. Grab some chalk and help bring her colorful design to life.

A kaleidoscope of butterflies: Help finish the butterfly-shaped window decal to fill the Dayton Subway Library with color.

The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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Community cube art: Become part of the community by heading to the Levitt Pavilion Dayton to design paper cubes that will build a public exhibit.

Sweet Harmony Mural: Help paint one of downtown’s unique murals with Front Street artists at the Levitt Pavilion Dayton.

Do-it-yourself painting: Grab a canvas, a brush and embrace your inner painter at the Levitt Pavilion Dayton as you create your own masterpiece to take home with help from K12 Gallery & TEJAS.

The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

Credit: Knack Video + Photo

The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

Credit: Knack Video + Photo

Credit: Knack Video + Photo

A Stitch in Time – Dayton 2022 Community Quilt: Designing fabric squares to create a community quilt at the Dayton Metro Library with the Dayton Sewing Collaborative.

AAVAG scenic collages: Use your own vision of landscapes, cityscapes and the sea to create a paper collage with the African American Visual Arts Guild at Arts Central on Main.

Peace & Harmony Brush Painting: Learn the ancient art of East Asian brush painting techniques with a live demonstration and workshop at the Dayton Metro Library led by Yufeng Wang, Ph.D.

Wright Race pop-up performance: You direct the show as the actors of the Human Race Theater Company incorporate your suggestions into their performances. Writers bring your ideas to life overnight with a 5-minute festival of plays at venues downtown.

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Arts Central on Main: This is a new element in the festivities. Join the street party as you enjoy food trucks, vendors, live music, pop-up performances and art demonstrations right in the middle of Main Street.

The craft market: Take home a piece of the big day as over 45 artists display their works for sale in Courthouse Square.

The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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The family space: Artists of all ages are invited to the Levitt Pavilion for a bubble zone, live animals, face painting, hula hoop lessons, music, a tour of Cosmo from the Dayton Metro Library, and more.

Art exhibition with jury: The Dayton Society of Artists has selected more than 30 works of art for display in downtown businesses and voted on by the public. Vote for your favorite on Dayton.com from Friday, August 5 through Saturday, August 20.

The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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Party on the terrace: Turn your dinner party into a party as musicians and performers take the stage on 10 of your favorite downtown patios, sponsored by Miller Valentine Construction.

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“For the sixth year, we are thrilled to sponsor the AES Ohio Summer in the City event series where families in the Miami Valley can actively discover, participate in and enjoy all that downtown Dayton has to offer. . Art in the City is a celebration of Dayton’s outstanding visual and performing arts organizations,” said Holly Wiggins, director of community and social responsibility for AES Ohio, in a statement. “We are committed to our partners who welcome all of our Dayton area residents and make a difference where we live, work and play.”

The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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The Art in the City pre-party will take place on the first Friday, August 5th. Special offers and regular offers on the first Friday will be in effect alongside other artistic activities taking place in the city centre. Guests can view entries for the Juried Art Show sponsored by the Dayton Society of Artists and Dayton.com, or attend a Patio Party with live performances on street corners and on patios, sponsored by Miller Valentine Construction .

More information on AES Ohio Summer in the City is available online at downtowndayton.org.

The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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The AES Ohio Summer in the City signature event, Art in the City, returns to downtown Dayton on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Over 300 artists will be stationed around downtown to celebrate the visual and performing arts at through performances, demonstrations, hands-on projects, an art-competition exhibition, a craft market and more.

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Credit: CONTRIBUTED

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