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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…

Culture Works Named a Finalist for the 2016 BBB Eclipse Integrity Award

Culture Works has been named a 2016 Better Business Bureau Eclipse Integrity Award Finalist in the Nonprofit (5+ Employees) category. Every year the Better Business Bureau of Dayton honors businesses and nonprofits who model ethics, honesty, and integrity for the community. To be considered for an Eclipse Integrity Award, a nonprofit must first be nominated,…

New Passport Discounts in Troy

We continue to add Passport Participant organizations for our members who live or work in the northern Dayton Region! We are pleased to announce that Bakehouse Bread & Cookie Company and the WACO Air Museum/Historic WACO Field in Troy are two of our newest organizations offering you a discount with your Passport Card.  Enjoy a…

Passport to the Arts Program Expands in Middletown

 We’re excited to announce that two Middletown establishments have just joined the Passport to the Arts program! Middletown Lyric Theatre inspires, nurtures, challenges, educates, and empowers its artists and audiences while continuing the long-standing tradition of producing affordable, accessible theatre for the community it serves. To further that mission, MLT is offering buy one-get one FREE tickets to Passport to…

Culture Works Increases Support to Smaller Organizations

The Culture Works Board voted at its January 2016 meeting to increase the amount earmarked from Campaign for the Arts funding for smaller budget organizations receiving Community Arts Development grants. Historically, Culture Works has authorized 3% of the funding raised through the Campaign for the Arts to be used to support organizations with budgets between…

New Passport Discount! BeauVerre Riordan in Middletown

We are always looking for ways to make your Passport discount more valuable for you, and recently spent some time in the revitalized area of downtown Middletown, talking to the establishments there about Culture Works.  There are some amazing restaurants, galleries, and coffee shops there, all located close to the Middletown Arts Center. Many of these…

Culture Works Adds Mayflower Arts Center as a Passport Partner

We’re pleased to share that our newest Culture Works Passport Participant is the Mayflower Arts Center in Troy!  The Mayflower Arts Center provides a community-friendly environment to create art, and enlighten and inspire a deeper appreciation of art among artists and patrons. Located prominently on the vibrant downtown square of Troy, Ohio—in the historic 1928…

Culture Works Joins Important National Arts Research Initiative

Culture Works has been invited to participate in Arts & Economic Prosperity® 5, the largest and most comprehensive economic impact study of the nonprofit arts industry ever conducted. The study is a project of Americans for the Arts, the nation’s nonprofit organization advancing the arts and arts education. It is the fifth national study over…

Culture Works Leonard P. Roberts Scholarship Expanding Its Reach

For over 20 years, the Culture Works Leonard P. Roberts Scholarship has supported the educational pursuits of students demonstrating participation in and patronage of the arts. Now, thanks to changes made by the Culture Works Scholarship Committee and The Dayton Foundation, an even more diverse population of students will be able to benefit from Mr….