Purpose and Duties

The purpose of the Arts Commission is to enrich the community by celebrating and cultivating the expression of all forms of art and culture. Fulfillment of this purpose shall be based upon the following values: 

  • Recognition and promotion of artists’ value by creating opportunities for work to be experienced. 
  • Facilitation and promotion of the social, educational, and economic value of all forms of art and culture in the community.
  • Performance of leadership, collaboration, and outreach in the conversation between all forms of art and culture with partner agencies, city leaders, and the community.