Municipal Arts Commission


The Municipal Arts Commission assists and advises the City Council, through the Community Services Department, in the development of a Municipal Arts Plan, and in the establishment of essential policies, rules, and regulations relating to the presentation, acquisition, disposition, maintenance, use, care, and promotion of public arts within the City. In addition, the Commission recommends to the City Council, through the Community Services Department, a yearly update to the Municipal Arts Plan based upon projected revenues from the Municipal Arts Fund, methods of selecting and commissioning artists, and the selection and commissioning of artists for the placement of works of art on public sites approved by the City Council.

The Municipal Arts Commission is composed of thirteen (13) members. The members are Tempe residents and serve three-year terms.  Commission meetings are usually held the second Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m., in the Tempe Public Library, 3500 South Rural Road, Tempe, or the or the Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 West Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe.  (City Code, Chapter 2, Article V, Division 3

To view current information and membership, click here.

To access agendas and minutes for meetings prior to 2012, visit the Archives.

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