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$40,000 in Grants Available for Montgomery County Artists

DAYTON, OH (July 16, 2018) – Culture Works and the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District (MCACD) are pleased to announce that $40,000 will be available for Montgomery County artists through the 2018 Artist Opportunity Grant program. The Artist Opportunity Grant program, which is funded by the MCACD and administered by Culture Works, provides grants…

Congratulations to the 2018 Culture Works Leonard P. Roberts Scholarship Recipients

Every year, Culture Works awards Leonard P. Roberts Scholarships to Dayton Region students who demonstrate outstanding participation in and commitment to the arts. We received an incredible number of applications from high-achieving high school seniors and college students this year, and we’re excited to announce that the scholarship committee has selected 14 students to receive…

Culture Works Welcomes New Development Director

We’re excited to announce that Jennifer Knickerbocker has joined our team as development director. An experienced development and fundraising professional, Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Whitworth University and completed graduate work in public administration at Eastern Washington University. She previously spearheaded development and strategic partnerships for the largest performing arts organization…

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…

Culture Works and the Montgomery County Arts & Cultural District Award $38K in Grants to Local Artists

DAYTON, OH (Dec 19, 2017) – Fifteen Montgomery County artists have been selected to receive grants in 2018 through the Artist Opportunity Grant program, which is funded by the Montgomery County Arts & Cultural District (MCACD) and administered by Culture Works. The Artist Opportunity Grant program, now in its second year, provides funding for Montgomery County…

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…