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2013 Campaign for the Arts Kickoff

The 2013 Culture Works Campaign for the Arts is well underway, with over 75 companies in the Dayton Region participating in this year’s Workplace Giving Campaign which will run through June 30, 2013. There will be trivia and arts ticket prizes as well as some special live performances for the Workplace Giving participants. For more…

Leadership Dayton Cultural Arts Day!

On January 9th members of Leadership Dayton’s Class of 2013 took part in the annual “Cultural Arts Day” hosted by Culture Works.  Leadership Dayton is a program of The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce which identifies, educates, and motivates a network of community leaders to serve the Dayton community. Members of the Leadership Dayton Class gathered at the…

Wright State University

Congratulations to Wright State University, which just completed its Workplace Giving Campaign for the Arts 2013! The University’s campaign started back on Halloween with an ice cream social. Thanks to the efforts of Workplace Giving Coordinator Cristie Gryszka – Director of Donor Relations for the University – Culture Works has over 60 new donors and…

Mid-Day Arts Café Series Highlights Muse Machine

This month, the Mid-Day Arts Café Series highlighted Muse Machine’s upcoming musical “Crazy for You”. Set in the 1930s, the musical features an entire evening of some of George & Ira Gershwin’s greatest songs, including I Got Rhythm, They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Embraceable You, Someone…

2011-2012 Annual Report Released

It is our pleasure to report on the programs and activities of Culture Works during the past fiscal year (July1, 2011 – June 30, 2012). Click one of the links below to open a PDF and learn more. 2011-2012 Annual Report – Read a summary of our activities and achievements through the year, see an…

Contact Us!

Culture Works is located on the second floor of the Metropolitan Arts Center, downtown Dayton. The Metropolitan Arts Center is located next to the Victoria Theatre on North Main Street, between 1st and 2nd Streets. For our staff listing, click here.   126 North Main Street, Suite 220 Dayton, Ohio 45402 Phone: (937) 222-ARTS (2787) Fax:…

2012-13 Guide to Arts & Culture for the Dayton Region is Here!

On Thursday, October 4th, Culture Works launched its first Guide to Arts & Culture for the Dayton Region.  Anticipated to be a publication produced annually going forward, Culture Works expects  the Guide to become larger and more comprehensive with every passing year, not only encouraging citizens to connect more often to the vast array of…

The Wine Loft Supports Culture Works in November!

The Wine Loft in the Greene is supporting Culture Works in two wonderful ways this month. First, they will make a donation for every flight of wine ordered in November. Here’s your chance to go sample the best options for the holiday party you’ll be hosting, or the best bottle to give for a holiday…

Culture Works Needs Your Help

Culture Works needs your help!  We have been selected as one of 10 nonprofit finalists in the Dayton area eligible to win a $20,000 office technology makeover  from ModernOffice Methods as part of their JumpSTART Your Nonprofit contest.  And we really need it!  But first we can only do this if you vote for us—and…

Curtain doesn’t need to fall on symphony

It’s been a tough five years for the arts community across the nation. Arts nonprofits rely on private donations to keepticket prices affordable and make arts education programs available to children. With the economic downturn, not surprisingly, individual and corporate donations have declined. Even where attendance has remained steady, the drop in donations has brought many arts…