Salem Public Art Commission

​Overview

The Public Art Commission is charged with overseeing the City’s public art collection and recommending the Public Art Fund annual budget to City Council. The commission meets only as needed.

The commission’s primary duties include:

  • Acquisition
  • Maintenance
  • Cataloguing
  • Decommissioning art within the City’s collection
  • Approving public murals

Special membership requirements:

  • Two members experienced in the arts, art education or art criticism
  • Two members experienced in museum curating, art restoration or art appraisal
  • Two members experienced in landscape architecture, real estate, development, or community foundations
  • One member from the community at-large
Authority:
Ord. No. 6-10, SRC Chapter 15
Number of members: 7
Type of appointment: Mayoral recommendation with City Council approval
Length of term: 3 years
DateDocument TitleTypeFile Size
11/8/2017salem-public-art-commission-agenda-packet-2017-11-08.pdf463 KB
10/11/2017salem-public-art-comission-minutes-2017-10-11.pdf220 KB
10/11/2017salem-public-art-commission-meeting-agenda-packet-2017-10-11.pdf273 KB
9/20/2017salem-public-art-commission-agenda-packet-2017-09-20.pdf378 KB
8/4/2017salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2017-8-4.pdf1037 KB
8/4/2017salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2017-08-04.pdf57 KB
7/12/2017salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2017-07-12.pdf58 KB
6/8/2017salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2017-06-08.pdf3554 KB
6/8/2017salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2017-6-8.pdf237 KB
5/11/2017salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2017-05-11.pdf316 KB
5/11/2017salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2017-05-11.pdf60 KB
4/13/2017salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2017-04-13.pdf243 KB
4/13/2017salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2017-04-13.pdf65 KB
3/8/2017salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2017-03-08.pdf88 KB
3/8/2017salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2017-03-08.pdf72 KB
2/8/2017salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2017-02-08.pdf857 KB
2/8/2017salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2017-02-08.pdf76 KB
1/18/2017salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2017-01-18.pdf246 KB
1/18/2017salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2017-01-18.pdf75 KB
12/14/2016public-art-commission-minutes-2016-12-14.pdf70 KB
12/14/2016salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2016-12-14.pdf90 KB
11/9/2016public-art-commission-minutes-2016-11-09.pdf71 KB
11/9/2016salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2016-11-09.pdf95 KB
10/12/2016public-art-commission-minutes-2016-10-12.pdf73 KB
10/12/2016salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2016-10-12.pdf91 KB
9/14/2016public-art-commission-minutes-2016-09-14.pdf73 KB
9/14/2016salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2016-09-14.pdf94 KB
7/20/2016public-art-commission-agenda-2016-07-20.pdf89 KB
7/20/2016salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2016-07-20.pdf146 KB
6/8/2016public-art-commission-agenda-2016-06-08.pdf96 KB
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Salem Public Art Commission bylawsDocumentsalem-public-art-commission-bylaws.pdf200 KB
Salem Public Art Commission policies and guidelinesDocumentsalem-public-art-commission-policies-and-guidelines.pdf174 KB
Member
Position
Appointment
Term
Term Expires
Carol HausserExperienced in museum curation, art restoration or art appraisal; Artist, Ward 111/14/20161st10/01/2019
Christine T. D'ArcyExperienced in landscape architecture, real estate development or community foundations02/22/20161st10/01/2018
Eileen Cotter-HowellExperienced in the arts, art education or art criticism02/22/20161st10/01/2018
Nathan GoodExperienced in landscape architecture, real estate development or community foundations, Ward 704/10/2017Partial10/01/2019
Paula BoothExperienced in museum curation, art restoration or art appraisal; Gallery Director, Professor of Art, Ward 711/14/20161st10/01/2019
Rachel BucciExperienced in the arts, art education or art criticismConsultant, Ward 212/12/2016Partial10/01/2018

​Additional resources about art in Salem:

Meetings
Nov. 23
Thanksgiving - Some city offices closed for holiday observanceCivic Center
555 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Center 50+ Closure for Thanksgiving - Nov 23, 24, 25Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301
Nov. 24
Thanksgiving - Some city offices closed for holiday observanceCivic Center
555 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Dec. 24
Center 50+ closed at 5 p.m.5:00 p.m.11:55 p.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301
Dec. 25
Christmas

Contact us

Courtney Knox Busch
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 220
Salem OR 97301
Phone: