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

Artini 2019

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Who has the best tasting martini in the Dayton Region? Who has the most creative martini? That’s the question you will answer at the second annual Artini Dayton! Attendees will have the opportunity to sample uniquely crafted martinis from local bars and restaurants and vote on your favorites in each category. As you become immersed in this competition of flavors … 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

Artists at the Community Development Table Workshop

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Culture Works invites Dayton Region artists and arts administrators to Artists at the Community Development Table–a free one-day workshop presented in partnership with Americans for the Arts. Artists at the Community Development Table Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019 Time: 8:00AM – 5:00PM (Breakfast and lunch will be provided) Location: The Brightside – 905 E. Third Street, Dayton, OH 45402 Cost: … Read More

CareSource Executive Leads 2019 Campaign for the Arts

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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

$40,000 in Grants Available for Montgomery County Artists

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DAYTON, OH (July 16, 2018) – Culture Works and the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District (MCACD) are pleased to announce that $40,000 will be available for Montgomery County artists through the 2018 Artist Opportunity Grant program. The Artist Opportunity Grant program, which is funded by the MCACD and administered by Culture Works, provides grants to help artists take advantage … Read More

Congratulations to the 2018 Culture Works Leonard P. Roberts Scholarship Recipients

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Every year, Culture Works awards Leonard P. Roberts Scholarships to Dayton Region students who demonstrate outstanding participation in and commitment to the arts. We received an incredible number of applications from high-achieving high school seniors and college students this year, and we’re excited to announce that the scholarship committee has selected 14 students to receive scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic … Read More

Join Culture Works for Artini Dayton!

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On May 11, discover creative cocktails that will leave you shaken and stirred at Artini Dayton! Dayton’s best bartenders will be serving up art-inspired martinis to benefit the Culture Works Campaign for the Arts. You’ll have the chance to taste mini martinis — and vote for your favorites — while enjoying small bites from Dayton-area eateries. Friday, May 11, 2018 … Read More

Culture Works launches new #DaytonArts video

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The Dayton Region is home to world-class visual and performing arts organizations, visionary artists, and state-of-the-art cultural centers. To celebrate the region’s vibrant arts community, Culture Works has released a new #DaytonArts video featuring local artists and arts organizations, music by Dayton-based composer Ben Devine, and narration written by local storyteller Bridget Flaherty. “When we were discussing the concept for … Read More