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Culture Works strengthens the Dayton Region by supporting arts and culture through fundraising, grantmaking, marketing, and advocacy.

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Latest News


Join Culture Works for Artini Dayton!

On May 11, discover creative cocktails that will leave you shaken and stirred at Artini Dayton! Dayton’s best bartenders will be serving up art-inspired martinis to benefit the Culture Works Campaign for the Arts. You’ll have the chance to taste mini martinis — and vote for your favorites — while enjoying small bites from Dayton-area…

Culture Works launches new #DaytonArts video

The Dayton Region is home to world-class visual and performing arts organizations, visionary artists, and state-of-the-art cultural centers. To celebrate the region’s vibrant arts community, Culture Works has released a new #DaytonArts video featuring local artists and arts organizations, music by Dayton-based composer Ben Devine, and narration written by local storyteller Bridget Flaherty. “When we…

2018 Campaign for the Arts Kickoff

Culture Works invites you to join us in celebrating the start of the 2018 Campaign for the Arts! 2018 Campaign for the Arts Kickoff Tuesday, March 6, 2018 4:00 – 5:00 PM Location: UD Arena Flight Deck 1801 Edwin C. Moses Boulevard Dayton, Ohio 45408 (Park in the lot between Welcome Stadium and the arena;…

Eat. Drink. Arts!

DAYTON, OH (January 10, 2018) – From food and art to live music and wine, you’ll find it all happening during Culture Works’ first ever Eat. Drink. Arts! “A great meal and an arts performance just naturally go together, and we’re proud to pair some of Dayton’s finest arts groups with amazing meals all across town,” says…