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 on the second Wednesday of each month.

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:  SRC Chapter 15

Number of members: 7

Type of appointment: Mayoral recommendation with City Council approval

Length of term: 3 years

DateDocument TitleTypeFile Size
8/14/2019salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2019-08-14.pdf333 KB
7/10/2019salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2019-07-10.pdf337 KB
6/12/2019salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2019-06-12.pdf323 KB
5/8/2019salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2019-05-08.pdf339 KB
4/10/2019salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2019-04-10.pdf323 KB
4/10/2019salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2019-04-10.pdf283 KB
3/13/2019salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2019-03-13.pdf631 KB
2/13/2019salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2019-02-13.pdf323 KB
1/16/2019salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2019-01-16.pdf366 KB
12/12/2018salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2018-12-12.pdf326 KB
12/12/2018salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2018-12-12.pdf296 KB
11/14/2018salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2018-11-14.pdf327 KB
11/14/2018salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2018-11-14.pdf245 KB
10/10/2018salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2018-10-10.pdf324 KB
10/10/2018salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2018-10-10.pdf1152 KB
10/10/2018salem-public-art-commission-minutes-b-2018-10-10.pdf301 KB
9/19/2018salem-public-art-commission-agenda-packet-2018-09-19.pdf263 KB
8/8/2018salem-public -art-commission-agenda-packet-2018-08-18.pdf362 KB
7/11/2018salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2018-07-11.pdf342 KB
7/11/2018salem-public-art-commission-minutes-2018-07-11.pdf231 KB
6/13/2018salem-public-art-commission-agenda-packet-2018-06-13.pdf228 KB
6/7/2018salem-public-art-commission-joint-meeting-with-OASF-2018-06-07.pdf123 KB
5/30/2018salem-public-art-commission-subcommittee-agenda-2015-05-30.pdf256 KB
5/25/2018salem-public-art-commission-sub-committee-agenda-2015-05-25.pdf256 KB
5/9/2018salem-public-art-commission-agenda-packet-2018-05-09.pdf589 KB
4/11/2018salem-public-art-commission-agenda-packet-2018-04-11.pdf1160 KB
3/14/2018salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2018-03-14.pdf311 KB
3/5/2018salem-public-art-commission-sub-committee-meeting-agenda-2018-03-05.pdf324 KB
2/26/2018salem-public-art-commission-subcommittee-agenda-2018-02-26.pdf323 KB
2/14/2018salem-public-art-commission-agenda-2018-02-14.pdf919 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
Christine T D'arcyExperienced in landscape architecture, real estate development or community foundations10/08/20182nd12/31/2021
Eileen Cotter HowellExperienced in the arts, art education or art criticism10/02/20182nd12/31/2021
Kelly J JamesAt-Large03/11/2019Partial12/31/2019
Michael L HernandezExperienced in museum curation, art restoration or art appraisal07/01/20181st12/31/2019
Paula BoothExperienced in museum curation, art restoration or art appraisal11/14/20161st12/31/2019
Rachel BucciExperienced in the arts, art education or art criticism10/08/20181st12/31/2021
Meetings
Nov. 11
Veteran’s Day - Some city offices closed for holiday observance

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Nov. 28
Thanksgiving - Some city offices closed for holiday observanceCivic Center
555 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Nov. 29
Thanksgiving - Some city offices closed for holiday observanceCivic Center
555 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Dec. 25
Christmas

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Learn more

Jan. 01
New Year's Day

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Contact us

Heather DimkeManagement Analyst IIPublic Works Department
555 Liberty ST SE,
Room 325
Salem, OR 97301