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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…

2015-2016 Leonard P. Roberts Memorial Scholarship Winners

We’re pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Leonard P. Roberts Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship was awarded to junior or senior college students who demonstrated participation in and patronage of the arts. Congratulations to these students for their academic and artistic accomplishments! Alec Brown – University of Dayton, majoring in Music Performance Anna Raquet – Cedarville University,…

Victoria Theatre Association Joins Passport to the Arts!

Have you ever wondered how the Dayton Region’s arts organizations put together such outstanding programming year after year? At Victoria Theatre Association’s monthly Mid-Day Arts Café, you can hear from the creators and performers themselves, ask your burning questions, and even get a sneak peek of upcoming shows! Victoria Theatre Association is offering Passport to…

2015 Best of Dayton Party Will Benefit Culture Works

The Best of Dayton Party is back for 2015, and a portion of proceeds from this year’s event will benefit Culture Works! Hosted by Dayton Magazine, the Best of Dayton Party is a night of food, fun, and excitement where dozens of Dayton businesses show off their best products and services, and you decide who deserves…

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Culture Works Increases Funding for 2015-2016!

As the Dayton Region’s arts season kicks off for 2015-2016, Culture Works is pleased to announce that $416,000 has been awarded to eight Dayton area arts organizations to support their programs and activities this season—a 3% increase in funding over the amount awarded for 2014-2015. 2015-2016 General Operating Support Grants (Organizations with Budgets of $500,000…

Culture Works Awarded Program Partner of the Year by Leadership Dayton!

We are thrilled to announce that Culture Works has been named Program Partner of the Year by Leadership Dayton. The Program Partner of the Year Award recognizes companies or organizations that best provide ongoing support to Leadership Dayton, helping them in their mission to identify, educate, and motivate a network of community leaders and increase their capacity to serve…