Culture Works

31 South Main Street, Suite A210 • Dayton, OH 45402
United States
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About Culture Works

Culture Works is a nonprofit regional arts agency that provides a unified voice for all the cultural organizations and activities in the Dayton Region and promotes the good news about the amazing cultural vibrancy of our region to a national audience.

As the united arts fund and arts service agency for the Dayton Region, Culture Works believes that creating and maintaining a vibrant and attractive community filled with quality arts brings measurable and immeasurable value to our citizens. From providing inspiring educational opportunities for our children, to attracting and retaining employees in our region, to adding beauty and entertainment for our lives, arts and culture reflect all the best and most beautiful parts of who we are.

Economic Impact of Arts and Culture in the Dayton Region

The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $239 million in annual economic activity in the Dayton Region - supporting 4,490 full-time equivalent jobs and generating $43 million in local and state government revenues, according to the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 national economic impact study.  

Did you know there are more than 170 arts and cultural nonprofits in the Dayton Region? 

Culture Works also creates an annual Guide to Arts & Culture in the Dayton Region includes a full directory of organizations, features on some of the region’s premier arts providers, a festival listing, and more! Whether you love dance, theatre, history, or literature, if you love arts and culture, the Guide can help you find your next arts experience.