Public Art Committee

Regular Meetings

  • 6:00 p.m.
  • The 2nd Monday of the month
  • Parks and Recreation Building

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Standard Committee Documents


Council Liaison: Lisa Schmidt

Blue On a Breezy Day

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  • David Milgram
    Term Expires: July 2021
  • Nicole Andrews
    Term Expires: September 2021
  • Vivian He
    Term Expires: February 2025
  • Diane Brauch, Secretary
    Term Expires: November 2021
  • Ellen Snider
    Term Expires: May 2024
  • Erika Shapiro, Chair
    Term Expires: January 2024

Associate Member

  • Gail Solomon

      Dedication Ceremony for "Look Up!" Ceramic Art Birds (Edith Park)
February 7, 2020

PAC members, Mayor Michelle Wu & artist, Sally Diggory, celebrate the public art.

PAC members, Mayor Michelle Wu and artist, Sally Diggory, celebrate the public art.

David Milgram, Mayor Michelle Wu & Sally Diggory (artist) cut the dedication ribbon.

David Milgram, Mayor Michelle Wu and Sally Diggory (artist) cut the dedication ribbon.

Committee Overview

The membership of this Committee consists of a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 9 members appointed whenever feasible from different geographical areas of the Town. The Public Art Committee currently has 6 members. Four members are need for a quorum.

(updated: 1/17/2020)


The charges to and duties of this committee shall be (in order):

  1. Work with art consultants and/or others to find or create appropriate art for display.
  2. Propose appropriate sites for the recommended art.
  3. Identify any funds that may be required to acquire recommended works of art.
  4. Then present applications for new art work(s), including siting recommendations, to the Council for approval. if approved, the Town shall, with the Committee’s support, acquire the proposed art work(s).
  5. Work with the artist or consultant, Town and donor regarding installation, security and lighting.
  6. Be available for problem solving of maintenance and other issues.
  7. Maintain a public resource for all installed and displayed works of art (including artist statements, description of the art, donor information, etc.).

Note: The Town is the only entity that can accept a donation of funds or any other item(s). The Public Art Committee cannot accept donations intended for Town usage (See Section 6(b)).

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