Each year, Dayton Live’s Education & Engagement team offers one or more in-depth education projects at no charge to participants. Each project is designed with a particular performance and/or theme in mind so the experience has a lasting effect on the community.

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Gary Minyard

Chief Creative Officer


Support Performing Arts Education

Join a growing community of arts enthusiasts who support Dayton Live’s incredible arts education programs. As an arts donor you will enjoy benefits like: being invited to private events, gaining exclusive access to tickets prior to general release and having a profound impact on the future of the arts in our community!


Visual Voices 2022

Creating opportunities for our community to participate in deep and meaningful programming is at the heart of Dayton Live’s Education & Engagement Department’s mission. We believe the arts change lives and transform communities. By offering our community members many different ways to connect, Dayton Live hopes to provoke inspirational conversations, deep self-reflection, and inspired celebration in Dayton. Visit our Visual Voices page for more information.

Watercolor painting of Dr. Gary LeRoy by Greg DeGroat
Mixed media sculpture of Commissioner Chris Shaw by Frances Turner
Acrylic painting of Sierra Leone by Dwayne Daniel
Digital photographic painting of Phillip Clark Bass by Horace Dozier
Clay sculpture of Jenell Ross by Lois-Fortson Kirk