The Contemporary Dayton – Artist Talk

The Contemporary Dayton (The Co), presents artists that explore abstract patterns and saturated colors which draw directly from their own cultural histories and perspectives. These new exhibitions feature Dayton-based and nationally recognized artist, Heather Jones, Nigerian-born, Columbus-raised, Philadelphia-based, and internationally known artist, Odili Donald Odita, and Choctaw-Cherokee/Brooklyn-based artist and filmmaker, Jeffrey Gibson. Additionally, Odita will spend two weeks in Dayton ...

Free Public Event: Imagining Community – Shaping a More Equitable Dayton

The symposium is open to all community members, activists, artists, students, scholars and academics with the goal of exploring the history, legacy and impact of Dayton’s racial segregation, and how to move toward a more just, equitable, and inclusive Dayton. All sessions are free and open to the public. Advanced registration is preferred; same-day registration will be available at the ...

Flyer Pitch Competition – Final Round 

The Flyer Pitch Competition is an annual competition sponsored by UD’s L. William Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and the Greater West Dayton Incubator in partnership with PNC Bank and The Entrepreneur's Center. Now in its 16th year, Flyer Pitch awards more than $100,000 in cash prizes and more than $50,000 in in-kind prizes during the competition. Its legacy includes ...

Free Public Event: Culture Works Arts & Wellness Workshop – for Artists and Creatives

We have known for decades that exposure to and experience with the arts play a part in both mental and physical wellness . Most health organizations have at least a small component of arts & music therapy active in their hospital settings, and most business organizations understand that including visual art pieces throughout their work spaces and buildings is not ...

Free Public Event – Tank: Culture Works Arts & Wellness Workshop – for the Business Community

Learn how the arts can help employee/customer mental and physical health and how to bring wellness arts experiences into your workplace! About this event Led by accredited arts therapists Dr. Tamara Shella and Dr. Debbie Bates from the Cleveland Clinic Arts & Medicine program alongside music therapist Sarah Miller, movement therapist Anson Lampe, and artists Misty Brown and Joyce McCartney, ...

Public Event: The Contemporary Annual Art Auction

The Co’s popular Annual Art Auction returns! Sip, snack, admire and bid with friends and artists in the Dayton Arcade’s magnificent Rotunda. Over 75 works of original art at the most eclectic art party in town. To honor the history of the Dayton Arcade’s architecture and to bring out the vibrancy of the artwork, we request that all wear black and ...