Arts & Economic Prosperity 5

Did you know that the nonprofit arts and culture industry has a $214 million impact in the Dayton Region?

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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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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

Culture Works receives Platinum Level Guidestar Exchange Seal!

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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 &…

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….