Dayton Art Institute salutes Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
The Royal Hawaiians are a Dayton family descended from the royal Hawaiian tribes. They have been teaching and performing traditional Hawaiian dances locally for over 10 years. They will demonstrate traditional dances and also lead a dance lesson with guests at the celebration.
“We are thrilled to be able to shine a spotlight on these artists from local Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, as we celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of all Asian Americans, Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. in May,” said DAI’s director and CEO. Michael R. Roediger. “The DAI’s commitment to celebrating the achievements of these peoples and cultures through its art collections dates back to the early days of the museum.”
Additionally, the museum will be offering general admission at a reduced price of $5 after 5 p.m. on May 26. The Asian American Pacific Islander Celebration is free for museum members and included in general museum admission for non-members. The museum is open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.
The Dayton Art Institute is located at 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton.
For more information, visit www.daytonartinstitute.org/visit or call 937-223-4278.