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    Arts & Cultural District

    For More Information, Contact Us:

    451 West Third Street, 10th Floor
    Dayton, OH 45422

    Matt Dunn - Executive Director, 937-224-3850

    2015 Meetings of the Arts and Cultural District Board are all held at 4:00 p.m. at
    451 West Third Street, 10th Floor 

    January 29
    May 7
    September 3
    December 3 

    Changes to meeting dates and times and additional, ongoing information on all Board of Trustee meetings, its committees, and sub-committees will be posted here at www.mcohio.org/services/ced/art_cultural.html 


    Arts CollageThe Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District is not a geopgraphic entertainment area. Rather, it is a government body similar to a school district or parks district. The Arts and Cultural District supports, nurtures, and encourages the development and preservation of arts and culture thoughout Montgomery County, primarily by funding arts and cultural organizations and institutions.


    The area's larger arts and cultural institutions, destinations, and arts organizations funded by Montgomery County include:

    Aullwood Audubon Center

    Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

    Dayton Art Institute

    Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCDC)

    Dayton History

    Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (Ballet, Opera, Philharmonic)

    Dayton Public Radio (WDPR, 88.1 FM)

    Dayton Public Television (ThinkTV, Channels 14/16)

    Dayton Visual Arts Center (DVAC)

    Human Race Theatre Company

    K-12 Gallery for Young People

    The Muse Machine

    The Victoria Theatre

    We Care Arts


    Additionally, MCACD funds two community initiatives led by Culture Works, the community's local arts agency:

    • MCACD proudly provides Matching Gift funds to projects enrolled in Culture Works' Power2Give program
    • MCACD is proud to fund, and partner with, Culture Works in the creation of a Culture Plan that will identify and address community priorities within the arts and cultural sector for the next several years.

    Other local, regional and national resources which benefit our arts organizations and artists:
    National Endowment for the Arts
    Ohio Arts Council
    The Dayton Foundation
    Miriam Rosenthal Foundation for the Arts
    Advocacy, Research, and Policy
    Ohio Association of Non Profit Organizations
    Ohio Citizens for the Arts
    Americans for the Arts
    Presenting and Operational Resources
    Arts Midwest
    Project for Public Spaces
    Theatre Communications Group
    Association of Performing Arts Presenters