Art Talk: “The History of the Frame” presented by Dave Crowell

Sunday, July 17 at 3 PM 48 High Street Gallery Ever wonder why we frame our work and how framing got started? Crowell will discuss the purpose of framing methods, primarily as a means to protect artwork and make it easy to handle, focusing on the idea of framing as […]

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Metal Casting

DSA Foundry Visit This Saturday

Saturday, July 16 at 3 PM 660 Milburn Ave, Dayton, OH 45404 DSA will be visiting Spektracast, a local Dayton foundry located at 660 Milburn Avenue to watch a demonstration of an aluminum casting made from a wax model. Those interested are asked to arrive at Spektracast between 2:45 and […]

Lady Painters of Dayton-Art Force

Please join us at the 48 High Street Gallery this July for a special guest exhibition called “Lady Painters of Dayton-Art Force.” The show features work by artists Bridgette Bogle, Michele BonDurant, Jennfier Bristol, Tina Eisenhart, Connie Hanselman, Mychaelyn Michalec, Sabrina Pryor, and Rebecca Sargent. Come and enjoy a wide […]



DSA and Art in the City

The Dayton Society of Artists and Spire Arts took part in this year’s Art in the City on Friday, June 3. We are working on a collaborative project with our members and the public. For this project we looked to the vibrant history of Dayton as the home of dreamers […]

Coloring Books & Wine Night

Bring your own coloring materials, a beverage of your choice, and even a snack! Don’t miss this chance to unwind and make some new friends. This event is free and open to the public. Donations are accepted and will benefit DSA programs. Free parking is available on the street and […]


People's Choice

Winner! People’s Choice Award for the 2016 Spring Open Juried Show 1

The people have spoken! We extend a HUGE congratulations to Dan Conforti for winning the People’s Choice Award for the 2016 Spring Open Juried Show for his watercolor painting Letter to the Front! We received over 70 votes for the award from DSA members and Gallery guests. It’s a was […]

Art Drop-In Days at the 48 High Street Gallery

DSA Members are invited to join us at the gallery for our Art Drop-In Days!  This is a great chance to get together with your fellow artists to create, inspire, network, learn, and chat in a casual, unstructured setting.  Bring along your materials, your favorite bottle of wine, beer, or […]