Moscow Arts Commission

Mission

The purpose of the Moscow 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. 

Member Structure & Organization

The Moscow Arts Commission consists of up to twelve voting members, serving without pay. Members are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. Not more than three members of the Commission may reside outside the City limits. The term of office of the Commission members is four years, or the remainder of a vacant term. Appointments are staggered to assure that the terms of not more than three members expire in any year. High school students may apply for the Commission as a non-voting member and serve a one-year term which may be renewed. One Council member serves as a nonvoting ex officio member of the Commission. The members of the Commission meet and organize by electing one of their members chairman and such other officers as may be necessary, every year, on the first regularly scheduled meeting after January 1. Additional information may be found in Moscow City Code Title 03, Chapter 04. To apply for the Commission please complete an application and contact the Commission's Staff Liaison for questions.

Regular Meetings

  • 5 p.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • 206 E Third Street
    Council Chambers of City Hall
    Moscow, ID 83843

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Lauren McCleary, Chair
    Term Expires: December 31, 2026
  • Katherine Clancy, Vice Chair
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  • Cindy Barnhart
    Term Expires: December 31, 2024
  • Kathryn Bonzo
    Term Expires: December 31, 2025
  • Sue Clark
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  • Sonja Foard
    Term Expires: December 31, 2024


  • Aaron Johnson
    Term Expires: December 31, 2025
  • Sandra Stoops
    Term Expires: December 31, 2026
  • Erica Wagner
    Term Expires: December 31, 2025
  • David Wilson
    Term Expires: December 31, 2024
  • Donna Woolston
    Term Expires: December 31, 2026
  • Vacant
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023
Events & Programs Subcommittee
Meetings held on an as-needed basis
Cindy Barnhart
Katherine Clancy
Sonja Foard
Third Street Gallery Subcommittee
Meetings held on an as-needed basis
Aaron Johnson 
Diane Walker
David Wilson
Arts & Culture Education Subcommittee
Meetings held on an as-needed basis
Lauren McCleary 
Sandra Stoops
Erica Wagner
Public Art Subcommittee
Meetings held on an as-needed basis
Kathryn Bonzo
Sue Clark
Donna Woolston