Public Art and Cultural Commission


The Public Art and Cultural Commission is responsible for promoting and maintaining art displays in public buildings and public spaces in the City of Asheville. The Commission assists in bringing public art into public spaces, is responsible for approving the site and content of public art and recommends to City Council works of art for acceptance. They inform residents and visitors of Asheville about public art and engage public art as a major attraction for artists, cultural tourism, and economic development to advance The City of Asheville as an “arts destination.” The Commission is also responsible for developing a procedure for the selection of art/ or artists, which will include public input as well as appropriate staff review. The Public Art Board shall follow its Public Art Policy and Implementation Guidelines as modified and/or amended every five years.  The Public Art & Cultural Commission consists of nine members appointed by City Council.

For more information the City of Asheville’s Public Art Program, including any recent calls for artists, visit this page.


Recent Annual Reports

2020 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

Chair’s letter to Council


Scheduled Meetings

The Public Art and Cultural Commission will hold their next meeting at 4 pm on Thursday April 15, 2021.  The meeting will be a remote/virtual meeting. 

The meeting agenda is here. Public comment can be sent by email to sdahl@ashevillenc.gov up until 3 pm on Thursday the 15th.

– Watch live on the City’s YouTube channel  or on the PublicInput.com website

The normal length of the meeting is one to two hours. Documents from prior meetings are available by e-mailing Stephanie Monson Dahl


Members

Katie Cornell, Chairperson

vacant seat

Ali McGhee

Andrew Fletcher

Pete Perez

Johanna Hagerty

Constance Richards

Jasmine Washington

Marsha Almodovar

City council liaison:  Sheneika Smith


Contact Information

Stephanie Monson Dahl

 


Updated 3/23/2021

 


 

 

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