Passport to the Arts

Get Buy One-Get One tickets to more than 80 performances and events during the 2016-2017 arts season…

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Cultural Calendar

Find out about arts and cultural events happening in the Dayton Region. There’s always so much to do–don’t miss out!

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Culture that Connects

Click here to learn about Culture Connects 20/20, the cultural plan for the Dayton Region.

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Culture Connects 20/20

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“Thank you for supporting the Arts in Dayton. It can be difficult for me to decide how to allocate contributions because there is overlap among the organizations. I contribute to Culture Works because it supports things I don’t personally enjoy, but believe are important to the overall arts/culture of the Dayton Region.”

– A Culture Works donor, responding to the Culture Works 2013 Annual Member Survey

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Latest News


Culture Works Announces New Executive Director

The Culture Works Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Hanson as Executive Director, effective immediately. Hanson succeeds Martine Meredith Collier, who left the organization late last year to serve as Executive Director of the Arts Council of Hillsborough County in Tampa, Florida. Hanson brings a wealth of experience in fundraising…

2017 Scholarship Application Now Open

Do you know an outstanding young artist or arts supporter? Culture Works is accepting applications for the 2017 Leonard P. Roberts Memorial Scholarship now through March 10, 2017. Students who demonstrate participation in and patronage of the arts can earn scholarships in the amount of $1,000 – $4,000 to assist them in their educational pursuits….

Announcing the 2016 Artist Opportunity Grant Recipients

Six Montgomery County artists have been awarded grants for professional development opportunities through a new program funded by the Montgomery County Arts & Cultural District and administered by Culture Works. The Artist Opportunity Grant program, announced earlier this year, invites individual artists of all disciplines to apply for funding to support career-enhancing professional development opportunities,…

CEO of Culture Works Steps Down

The President and CEO of Culture Works, Martine Meredith Collier, will step down at the end of December after spearheading a community cultural planning process that resulted in Culture Connects 20/20—a cultural roadmap for the Dayton Region to be implemented over the next decade. Collier has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Arts…