Public Art & Cultural Commission

The Public Art & Cultural Commission consists of nine members appointed by City Council. The term of office is three years.

The Board is responsible for promoting and maintaining art displays in public buildings and public spaces in the City of Asheville. In addition the Board

  1. Facilitates public art in public buildings and public spaces;
  2. Informs the residents of and visitors to Asheville about public art;
  3. Advances the City of Asheville as an “arts destination” and engages public art as a major attraction for artists, cultural tourism, and economic development;
  4. Is responsible for approving the site and content of public art;
  5. Is responsible for developing a procedure for the selection of art and/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; and
  6. Recommends to City Council the acceptance of works of art.

Regular Meeting Schedule 

The board meets the fourth Thursday of January, March, May, July, September and November at 4:00 p.m., in the 1st floor conference room of City Hall. The normal length of the meeting is one to two hours.

Notice: none at this time 

Contact Information 

Chair: Jay Miller,

Current PACC Members

Public Art & Cultural Commission Annual Reports

2010 PACC Annual Report
2011 PACC Annual Report 
2012 PACC Annual Report
2013 PACC Annual Report
2014 PACC Annual Report
2015 PACC Annual Report
2016 PACC Annual Report

Subcommittee By-laws

Advocacy Subcommittee Guidelines
Community Engagement & Partnership Subcommittee Guidelines
Education Subcommittee Guidelines
Public Art Maintenance Subcommittee Guidelines
Urban Trail Subcommittee Guidelines

Meeting Documents 

Agenda Minutes
 January 24, 2019  
 November 4, 2018  
 July 26, 2018 Minutes
 April 26, 2018 Minutes
March 22, 2018 - Work Session Minutes 
January 25, 2018 Minutes
October 26, 2017 Minutes
August 27, 2017 - Work Session Minutes
July 27, 2017 Minutes
June 22, 2017 Minutes
April 27, 2017 - Work Session Minutes
March 23, 2017 Minutes
January 26, 2017 Minutes
November 17, 2016 Minutes
September 22, 2016 Minutes
July 28, 2016 Minutes
May 26, 2016 Minutes
March 24, 2016 Minutes
January 28, 2016 Minutes


Minutes for prior meetings are available by e-mailing Brian Benn at