COVID-19 and the Campaign for the Arts

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On Thursday, March 5th, Culture Works kicked off the 2020 Campaign for the Arts, exactly one week before Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued an order prohibiting mass gatherings of 100 individuals or more. Within a short period of time, we have learned of schools closing, businesses encouraging their employees to work from home, and the rescheduling and cancellations of dozens … Read More

Local Publisher to Lead 2020 Campaign for the Arts

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Don Baker

Culture Works has announced that Don Baker, Market President and Publisher for the Dayton Business Journal, will be leading their fundraising efforts this spring as chair of the 2020 Campaign for the Arts. The annual campaign mobilizes thousands of people across an eight-county service area to provide unrestricted funding for local arts organizations and cultural institutions. “We’re excited to have … Read More

New Grant Program Provides $150,000 for Arts and Cultural Projects

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DAYTON, OH (February 3, 2020) Culture Works and the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District (MCACD) are pleased to announce a new grant program for organizations creating arts and cultural experiences in Montgomery County. The MCACD is providing $150,000 for the 2020 Special Projects Grant program, which will be administered by Culture Works. Small to mid-sized arts and cultural organizations, … Read More

Congratulations to the 2020 Artist Opportunity Grantees

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  Congratulations to the 17 Montgomery County artists awarded Artist Opportunity Grants for 2020! The Artist Opportunity Grant program, which is funded by the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District (MCACD) and administered by Culture Works, provides funding for Montgomery County artists of all disciplines to pursue professional development opportunities and complete new works. Applications for funding are reviewed by … Read More

Get Involved: Culture Works Seeks Grant Panelists for 2020

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Culture Works invites members of the community to apply to serve as panelists for the 2020 Community Arts Grant program, which provides general operating support grants for Dayton Region arts organizations. The funds for these grants are raised through Culture Works’ annual Campaign for the Arts, which draws support from individuals, businesses, and foundations. To ensure a fair and equitable grantmaking … Read More

Culture Works Oregon District Memorial Fund

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Maggie Reckers created this iconic watercolor painting in the aftermath of the tragic shooting in the Oregon District that took place this past August. She has created a limited run of 100 signed prints that are on sale for $100 each. All proceeds are being donated to the Culture Works Oregon District Memorial Fund to help fund a public memorial … Read More

2019 Annual Meeting

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Join Culture Works as we share outcomes from the 2018-2019 fiscal year and celebrate the many supporters who contributed to the 2019 Campaign for the Arts. Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Dayton Metro Library, Main Branch Eichelberger Forum – First Floor 215 East Third Street, Dayton, OH 45402 5:30pm – Light Refreshments/Networking 6:00-7:00pm – Performances and Program RSVP This event will … Read More

$40,000 in Funding Available for Montgomery County Artists

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DAYTON, OH (July 25, 2019) – Culture Works and the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District (MCACD) invite Montgomery County artists of all disciplines to apply for funding through the 2019–2020 Artist Opportunity Grant program. $40,000 will be available to support artists’ pursuit of professional development opportunities—such as attending workshops and conferences—and the creation of new works. Since the first … Read More

CareSource Executive Leads 2019 Campaign for the Arts

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Dan McCabe

DAYTON, OH (February 28, 2019) – Culture Works announces CareSource executive Dan McCabe as Honorary Chair of the 2019 Campaign for the Arts–a community-wide fundraising initiative that mobilizes individuals, companies, and foundations in support of Dayton region arts organizations. The Culture Works Campaign for the Arts kicks off on Thursday, March 7 from 8:30-10:00am in the Schuster Performing Arts Center … Read More

Montgomery County Artists Awarded $31,000 in Grants for 2019 Projects

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DAYTON, OH (January 10, 2019) – 12 Montgomery County artists will receive a total of over $31,000 in grants in 2019 through the Artist Opportunity Grant program, which is funded by the Montgomery County Arts & Cultural District (MCACD) and administered by Culture Works. The Artist Opportunity Grant program was created in 2016 to help local artists take advantage of … Read More

Culture Works Seeks Volunteers to Serve as 2019 Panelists

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Culture Works invites members of the community to apply to serve as panelists for the 2019 Community Arts Grant program, which provides general operating support grants for Dayton Region arts organizations. The funds for these grants are raised through Culture Works’ annual Campaign for the Arts, which draws support from individuals, businesses, and foundations. To ensure a fair and equitable grantmaking … Read More

Culture Works Unveils a New Look

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DAYTON, OH (November 1, 2018) – Culture Works has announced a new logo and brand as the organization prepares to enter its 45th year serving the Dayton Region. “We’re looking to the future—not only of our organization, but of the community as a whole,” said Culture Works Executive Director Lisa Hanson. “Our vision for the arts in the Dayton Region … Read More