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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…

The 2015-16 Guide to Arts & Culture in the Dayton Region Is Here!

The fourth edition of the Guide to Arts & Culture in the Dayton Region is hot off the presses! With information about over 150 cultural organizations, highlights of the upcoming performance season, and an extensive festival listing, this annual publication is a great resource for newcomers to the area and longtime residents who want to learn more…

New Passport Eligible Events This Summer!

We’re pleased to announce that new events this summer are now Passport Eligible! Earlier this month, the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance made the remaining events in the Dayton Philharmonic’s “Summer in the City” series eligible for your Passport discount!  The last performance of the series is Friday, July 31 at 8:00pm at the Schuster Center!…

Culture Works Is a Finalist for the 2015 Better Business Bureau Eclipse Integrity Award!

We are proud to announce that Culture Works is a 2015 Better Business Bureau Eclipse Integrity Award Finalist in the Small Nonprofit category. Every year the Better Business Bureau of Dayton honors businesses and nonprofits who demonstrate outstanding management practices, business and community relationships, and promotional efforts. To be considered for an Eclipse Integrity Award, a nonprofit…

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Free Tickets for Passport to the Arts Members!

The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance is once again offering Passport to the Arts members two FREE tickets to one of their outstanding shows! Celebrate with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and kick off their four-part “Summer in the City” series on Friday, July 10 at 8:00pm with Guitar Heroes, a salute to a diverse collection of…