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
1/10/2018salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2018-1-10.pdf529 KB
12/13/2017salem-public-art-commission-agenda-packet-12.13.17.pdf253 KB
11/8/2017salem-public-art-commission-agenda-packet-2017-11-08.pdf463 KB
11/8/2017salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2017-11-8.pdf57 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
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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 appraisal11/14/20161st10/01/2019
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
Michael L HernandezAt-Large12/11/20171st10/01/2020
Nathan GoodExperienced in landscape architecture, real estate development or community foundations04/10/2017Partial10/01/2019
Paula BoothExperienced in museum curation, art restoration or art appraisal11/14/20161st10/01/2019
Rachel BucciExperienced in the arts, art education or art criticism12/12/2016Partial10/01/2018

​Additional resources about art in Salem:

Meetings
Feb. 19
President's Day
May 28
Memorial Day Observance
Jul. 04
Independence Day
Sep. 03
Labor Day
Nov. 12
Veteran's Day Observance

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: