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The 2016-2017 Guide to Arts & Culture in the Dayton Region is now available! Click here to find out how you can get your copy.


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Passport to the Arts

Get Buy One-Get One tickets to more than 80 performances and events during the 2016-2017 arts season…

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Cultural Calendar

Find out about arts and cultural events happening in the Dayton Region. There’s always so much happening–don’t miss out!

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Culture that Connects

Click here to learn about Culture Connects 20/20, the cultural plan for the Dayton Region.

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“Thank you for supporting the Arts in Dayton. It can be difficult for me to decide how to allocate contributions because there is overlap among the organizations. I contribute to Culture Works because it supports things I don’t personally enjoy, but believe are important to the overall arts/culture of the Dayton Region.”

– A Culture Works donor, responding to the Culture Works 2013 Annual Member Survey
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Latest News


Martine Collier

CEO of Culture Works Steps Down

The President and CEO of Culture Works, Martine Meredith Collier, will step down at the end of December after spearheading a community cultural planning process that resulted in Culture Connects 20/20—a cultural roadmap for the Dayton Region to be implemented over the next decade. Collier has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Arts…


2016 Culture Works Annual Meeting

Last year, dozens of local companies, foundations, and organizations strengthened our community by supporting Culture Works’ grantmaking, arts research, and cultural plan implementation. Over 100 Workplace Giving Coordinators volunteered their time to advocate for the arts at local businesses. Hundreds of individuals came together in support of our region’s arts organizations through the Campaign for…


Culture Works Hosts Leadership Dayton Cultural Arts Day 2016

Every year, Culture Works hosts a Cultural Arts Day to introduce members of Leadership Dayton to the full spectrum of arts and culture in the Dayton Region. During this year’s Cultural Arts Day on October 12th, the Leadership Dayton Class of 2017 toured the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center with Victoria Theatre Association President Ken…