Public Art Commission

The City Clerk’s Office continuously accepts applications for Boards and Commissions. Apply here for the Public Art Commission.

The Commission, a seven member body appointed by the City Council meets once a month.
Regular meetings are held at 7pm on the third Thursday of each month.
Terms are for three years and commence on May 1. See PAMC Sections 2.16, 2.18, and 2.26.

To contact Members of the Public Art Commission, please send an e-mail to: pac@cityofpaloalto.org


Chair: Jim Migdal
Vice Chair: Ben Miyaji
Staff Liaison: Elise DeMarzo (650) 617-3517
Council Liaison: Liz Kniss

Council Alternate: Cory Wolbach

GORDON, Loren
1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Term Expires: 05/31/2018
Biography

MIGDAL, Jim
1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Term Expires: 05/31/2017
Biography

MIYAJI, Ben
1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Term Expires: 05/31/2018
Biography

OLMSTED SILVERSTEIN, Dara
1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Term Expires: 05/31/2017
Biography

ROSS, Amanda
1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Term Expires: 05/31/2017
Biography

TAYLOR, Nia
1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Term Expires: 05/31/2017
Biography

ZELKHA, Mila
1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Term Expires: 05/31/2018
Biography (coming soon)

Former Commissioners: 

KAVANAUGH, Kathleen
1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Term Expired: 04/30/2015
Biography

TOBAK, Vikki
1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Term Expired: 04/30/2015
Biography

2017
April 20, 2017 Cancellation  
March 16, 2017 Cancellation     
February 16, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video 
January 19, 2017        Agenda and Packet  Minutes Video  

2016
December 15, 2016    Cancellation      
November 17, 2016    Agenda and Packet Minutes Video  
October 20, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video  
September 15, 2016   Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
September 9, 2016   Agenda and Packet  Minutes   
August 18, 2016 Cancellation      
July 21, 2016 Cancellation                       
June 16, 2016 Cancellation          
May 19, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
April 21, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
March 17, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
February 18, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
January 21, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video

Past Agendas and Minutes

Last Updated: Apr 20, 2017
Art at the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center
The Art Commission, in consultation with a variety of stakeholders, has formulated an overall plan for the art at this site that encompasses from emerging to world-renowned artists.
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Art in Public Places
Information about the City of Palo Alto's Art In Public Places Program, which numbers a total of 326 artworks, both two-dimensional and three-dimensional.
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Byxbee Park
2375 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA
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