January 16-21, 2018, enjoy creative cocktails, inspired menus, and one-of-a-kind arts experiences at Dayton-area restaurants…

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$38k in Grants Awarded to Montgomery County Artists

The results of the 2017 Artist Opportunity Grant program are in.

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2018 Culture Works Leonard P. Roberts Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors and college students: Apply now through March 9th!

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Get the 2017-2018 Guide to Arts & Culture

Find out how to get your copy of the 2017-2018 Guide to Arts & Culture in the Dayton Region.


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Passport to the Arts

Get Buy One-Get One tickets to performances and events during the 2017-2018 arts season…

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Culture Works receives Platinum Level Guidestar Exchange Seal!

GuideStar Exchange Seal

The GuideStar Exchange Seal is a leading symbol of transparency and accountability in the nonprofit world. If you are thinking about donating to us – and we are incredibly grateful – please visit GuideStar to find out what we are doing, how we are doing it, and how we rate in comparison to similar nonprofits.


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National Arts Researcher Coming to Dayton on September 18

National Arts Researcher Coming to Dayton on September 18 Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy at Americans for the Arts, will present the latest national research on the economic impact of the arts at the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 Town Hall Meeting on September 18th from 3:30–5:00pm at the Dayton Metro Library…

Funding Opportunity for Montgomery County Artists

Culture Works and the Montgomery County Arts & Cultural District Announce 2nd Year of Artist Opportunity Grants Culture Works and the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District (MCACD) are pleased to announce the return of the Artist Opportunity Grant program for 2017. The program, which is funded by MCACD and administered by Culture Works, provides…

Culture Works Releases the Dayton Region Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 Study Results

Dayton Region’s Nonprofit Arts and Culture Industry Generates $213.7 million in Local Economic Activity and Supports 8,829 Jobs Annually The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $213.7 million in annual economic activity in the Dayton Region—supporting 8,829 full-time equivalent jobs and generating $23.9 million in local and state government revenues, according to the Arts &…