WSU to host 19th annual ARTSGala

Staff report

DAYTON — The annual Wright State University ArtsGala, which has raised more than $2.5 million for arts scholarships during its 18-year history, is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, with an impressive program featuring student performances in theatre, dance, motion pictures, music and visual arts.

ArtsGala tickets ($250 each) and information are available at 937-775-5512 or

The 6 p.m. to midnight event in the Creative Arts Center is presented by the College of Liberal Arts. The popular black-tie-optional ArtsGala is regarded as one of the area’s premier arts events, drawing over 800 patrons each year.

“ArtsGala is my favorite night of the year. The talent of our students is astonishing, the Creative Arts Center glows, the food and drink are spectacular, and our guests have a memorable time,” said Linda Caron, dean of the College of Liberal Arts. “But the best part is that all proceeds go toward scholarships for our deserving fine and performing arts students. Please join us!”

This year is ArtsGala’s 19th annual ArtsGala with many special events designed to celebrate the occasion.

ArtsGala’s presenting sponsors are Barnes & Noble at Wright State and Morris Furniture Company. Other major sponsors include Chartwells, Dayton Business Journal, Emerson, Gloria and Don Graber, HORAN, Zoe Dell Nutter, ThinkTV, Pamela and Malte von Matthiessen, Prime Time Party Rental, Synchrony Financial and WHIO-TV.

Staff report