Public Art Commission

The City Clerk’s Office will continuously accept applications for all 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

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

2016

November 17, 2016    Agenda and Packet   Minutes
October 20, 2016 Agenda and Packet Minutes
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: Nov 17, 2016
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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