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Attention Arts Groups: Market Research Effort Information

Dear Dayton Area Cultural Leader,  We respectfully request that your organization to consider participating in a research effort being undertaken by Culture Works. As may or may not know, Culture Works has engaged AMS Planning and Research, a consulting firm well-known nationally for their planning and research services to the arts and entertainment industries, to…

Week at a Glance: August 29-September 4

Dayton Art Institute Vectren Just Jazz Series featuring The Kathy Wade Quartet September 1 University of Dayton Sabbatical Exhibition: Passage, Jeffery Cortland Jones & John V. Clarke September 1-29 We Care Arts Fall Celebration September 1 Downtown Dayton Partnership First Friday September 2 Dayton Visual Arts Center First Stop First Friday September 2 The Fraze…

Culture Works Receives Dayton Foundation Funding for Market Research

Culture Works, the arts funding and service agency for the Dayton region, announced today that it has been awarded $22,800 through the Greater Dayton Cultural and Arts Initiative Fund of The Dayton Foundation to facilitate a market research effort designed to gather intensive information on cultural participation in the region.  “We appreciate the recognition of…

Week at a Glance: August 22-28

Rosewood Arts Centre Art Ed 2011 Exhibition August 22 – September 16 Gallery St. John Impressions: Colors & Prints August 24 – September 25 The Dayton Theatre Guild The Oldest Profession August 26 – September 11 SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park Flute & Arts Gathering August 26 – 28 Victoria Theatre Association Michelob Ultra Cool Film…

Culture Works Reorganizing Staff and Programs, Seeks Community Input

 Culture Works, the united arts fund and arts service agency serving the Dayton region, announced today that it is reorganizing staff and programs to gain greater organizational efficiencies, and seeking community input regarding its programs and activities.  “Culture Works is actively working to align its organizational structure to provide the best possible stewardship of the…

Vectren President Colleen Ryan Named Chairperson for Campaign for the Arts

Colleen Ryan, President of Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio, has been named chairperson of the Culture Works 2011-12 Campaign for the Arts.  “I am thrilled to be serving as the Chair of the Culture Works Campaign,” says Ryan. “I know how valuable the arts in our community are to me personally and also how valuable…

Week at a Glance: August 15 – 21

University of Dayton SLIPPAGE: 2010+2011, Migiwa Orimo August 15 – September 23 Victoria Theatre Association Michelob Ultra Cool Film Series: Rear Window August 19 – 21 Centerville Arts Commission Legend the Band August 21 Dayton Visual Arts Center 20th Annual Open Members’ Show: Light Runs through August 20 Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm Art Quilt…

Week at a Glance: August 8 – 14

Muse Machine Summer Concert 2011 August 10 & 11 Dayton Liederkranz Turner GermanFest at Carillon Park August 12 – 14 Victoria Theatre Association Michelob Ultra Cool Film Series: The African Queen August 12 – 14 Xenia Area Community Theater’s Young Actors Summer Theater Cinderella Variations August 12 Centerville Arts Commission Centerville Community Band August 13…

Increases in State Funding for the Arts

INCREASES IN FY2012 STATE FUNDING FOR DAYTON AREA ARTS ORGANIZATIONS In stunning contrast to the national trend of states decreasing funding for arts and culture, the Ohio Governor and General Assembly increased appropriations to support the state’s cultural organizations for 2012/2013 by 30.5%.  Advocacy efforts undertaken by the Ohio Citizens for the Arts (OCA), and…

Contact Our Elected Officials

The Ohio Governor and General Assembly recently  increased appropriations to support the state’s cultural organizations for 2012 by 30.5%.  Advocacy efforts undertaken by the Ohio Citizens for the Arts (OCA), and supported by Culture Works and a number of other Dayton area citizens and organizations, resulted in a fiscal year 2012 (FY2012) budget of $17,211,408…