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Get Buy One-Get One tickets to more than 80 performances and events in the upcoming arts season…

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Find out about arts and cultural events happening in the Dayton region.  There is always so much happening all over our region – 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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“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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Culture Works receives Gold Level Guidestar Exchange Seal!

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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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2016 Culture Works Leonard P. Roberts Scholarship Recipients

Every year, the Culture Works Leonard P. Roberts Scholarship recognizes the accomplishments of students who demonstrate outstanding involvement in and appreciation of the arts. We wish to congratulate the eight exceptional students who have been awarded scholarships for 2016: For the first 22 years of the Scholarship’s history, the application criteria specified that only junior and senior…

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New Season of Passport Discounts Announced!

We’ve just announced the Passport eligible performances for 2016-2017! When you make an $85 tax-deductible gift to Culture Works, you’ll receive a Passport to the Arts Membership good for Buy One – Get One FREE ticketing to 75 shows and events during the upcoming arts season! We’ve just welcomed new participants Dare to Defy Productions and the Middletown…


Power2give Ceasing Operations

Power2give, the national online cultural marketplace designed and created by the Arts & Science Council (ASC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, will cease operations in October of 2016. Culture Works secured a $50,000 grant from the CareSource Foundation in 2013 to launch power2give for the Dayton Region and became the 24th national site for the program…

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Culture Works Launches a New Online Resource for Cultural Organizations and the Community

Culture Works has launched a new Opportunities in the Arts page to help arts and cultural organizations connect with individuals looking for new career and volunteer opportunities. The page features job and board openings, project-specific calls for volunteers, and audition announcements from nonprofit cultural organizations in the eight-county Dayton Region. This new resource is an…