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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….

Culture Works 2015 Annual Meeting

Last Thursday Culture Works celebrated the conclusion of another successful Campaign for the Arts at our Annual Meeting. Culture Works donors, volunteers, and community partners came together at the Dayton Convention Center to recognize the individuals, businesses, and organizations who support and sustain the arts in the Dayton Region. Thanks to Dayton Magazine, everyone who attended…

Springfield Museum of Art Is Now a Passport Participant!

We’re happy to announce that Passport to the Arts Members can now enjoy buy one-get one FREE admission to the Springfield Museum of Art! The mission of Springfield Museum of Art is to collect, exhibit, and preserve works of art for the benefit of all individuals, while encouraging the education and participation in, and the…

Poetry Out Loud Returns for 2015-16

Dayton Region Teachers: Celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month by engaging your students in the literary and performing arts! The Ohio Arts Council has announced that Poetry Out Loud, a national recitation contest for high school students, will be available throughout Ohio in 2015-16. Created by the National Endowment for the Arts and The Poetry Foundation, Poetry…

Culture Works Announces a New Passport Participant Organization

We’re excited to share that the brand new theatre production company in the Dayton Region, Dare to Defy Productions, has joined our Passport Program!  For those of you who are Culture Works Passport Members, you can used your membership card to purchase up to TEN Buy One-Get One FREE tickets to their upcoming performances of: Footloose…