News

credit Daniel Rader

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…

Guitar Heroes Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra

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…

Cultural Plan Rollout

Mark Your Calendars: Cultural Plan Rollout April 23

We’re less than a month away from unveiling Culture Connects 20/20, our Regional Cultural Plan. For the past year, government and community leaders, staff and board members of cultural organizations, and interested citizens have met to discuss the future of the arts in the Dayton Region. Join us on April 23rd at Cox Arboretum MetroPark…

Now Accepting Scholarship Applications!

Culture Works is now accepting applications for the 2015 Leonard P. Roberts Memorial Scholarship. Up to six awards, ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 each, may be given to Dayton Region college students pursuing an arts major or demonstrating participation in and patronage of the arts. Since 1994, the scholarship has granted a total of $342,592 in funding…

Guess who? Culture Works has an exciting staff announcement!

If you visited the Culture Works office, attended a Culture Works event, or participated in the Dayton Region power2give program in 2013 or 2014, you surely encountered Chloe Donaldson, who provided support for Culture Works communication efforts and the power2give program during that time period. If you did, you were probably as sad as we…