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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…

Register Your Kroger Card for Culture Works!

Culture Works is now a member of Kroger’s Community Rewards Program!  Register your Kroger Plus Card online at krogercommunityrewards.com and select “Culture Works” (# 37863) as your charity of choice, and Culture Works will receive a percentage of what you spend when you shop as a charitable contribution from Kroger!  It doesn’t cost you a thing other…

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Announcing Our Newest Passport Restaurant: The Oregon Express!

We’re pleased to announce that the Oregon Express Bar & Tavern, located in Dayton’s Historic Oregon District, is our newest Passport Participant Restaurant.   Passport Members will receive 50% off any pizza  at Oregon Express on the night of a performance, so enjoy one of their famous pizzas on your way to a show!  Enjoy…

Culture Works Holiday Office Schedule

Culture Works wishes you and yours a wonderful holiday season, filled with music, art and dance!   The Culture Works offices will be closed the week of December 22-26 as we celebrate the holiday season with our families and friends.  If you would like to purchase a Passport Membership as a holiday gift, please contact…

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Wheat Penny Joins Culture Works As a Passport Discount Partner!

  We’re excited to share that Wheat Penny Oven & Bar is now a Passport Participant!   The fantastic Meadowlark Restaurant has been a Culture Works passport partner for some time; now Wheat Penny – Wiley’s second restaurant in the Dayton area – is also partnering with us in support of local arts & culture.  Enjoy…

The Best of Dayton 2014

Culture Works joined our partner publication, Dayton Magazine, for their first “Best of Dayton” Party at the Mandalay Banquet Center last Thursday, November 13th.   Finalists in over sixty categories were invited to attend and display their services or products on tables in the banquet hall, and voting for the final winners took place that…

Culture Connects 20/20

November 6th Community Planning Meeting

On November 6, 2014, the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company will host the next Community Planning Meeting–part of Culture Connects 20/20, a year-long regional planning process. Staff and board members of cultural organizations, artists, arts advocates, elected officials, and concerned citizens are encouraged to attend. Project Manager Marc Goldring of WolfBrown states, “At the November public meeting,…

Culture Works Donors Receive Original Artwork by John Landsiedel

Culture Works held our Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 16th at the Dayton Racquet Club.   We honored our generous donors and recognized our Workplace Giving Coordinators and other volunteers. For our most generous corporate donors, the members of The Legacy Society, we commissioned five original pieces of art by local artist John Landsiedel.   Each…