Public Art Commission

The City continuously accepts applications for Boards and Commissions.

To apply for the Public Art Commission, please visit the Boards & Commission Recruitment page.

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.

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

Loren Gordon GORDON, Loren
Term Expires: 05/31/2021
Biography

 

                          KLAUS, Ian
Term Expires: 05/31/2021
Biography

 

Jim Migdal MIGDAL, Jim
Term Expires: 05/31/2020
Biography

 

Ben Miyaji MIYAJI, Ben
Term Expires: 05/31/2021
Biography

 

                          ROSS, Amanda
Term Expires: 05/31/2020
Biography

 

                          SHEN, Hsinya
Term Expires: 05/31/2020
Biography

 

Nia Taylor TAYLOR, Nia
Term Expires: 05/31/2020
Biography


Former Commissioners:

Kathleen Kavanaugh KAVANAUGH, Kathleen
Term Expired: 04/30/2015

Dara Olmsted Silverstein OLMSTED SILVERSTEIN, Dara
Term Expired: 5/31/2017

 

Vikki Tobak TOBAK, Vikki
Term Expired: 04/30/2015

 

Mila Zelkha ZELKHA, Mila
Term Expired: 05/31/2018

2018
October 18, 2018 Agenda and Packet  Minutes   Video
September 20, 2018  Cancellation     
September 15, 2018  Agenda and Packet  Minutes    
August 16, 2018  Cancellation    
August 9, 2018  Agenda and Packet  Minutes  Video
July 19, 2018   Cancelled     
June 21, 2018  Cancellation     
May 17, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes  Video 
April 19, 2018 Agenda and Packet  Minutes   Video  
March 15, 2018 Agenda and Packet  Minutes  Video 
February 15, 2018  Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
January 18, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
2017
December 21,2017 Cancellation    
November 16, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
October 19, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
September 21, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
September 8, 2017  Agenda   Minutes  
August 17, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
July 20, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
June 15,2017 Cancellation
June 12, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
May 18, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
April 20, 2017 Cancellation
March 16, 2017 Cancellation
February 16, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
January 19, 2017 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video

Past Agendas and Minutes

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.
Art at the Mitchell Park Library and Community CenterMore...

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.
Art in Public PlacesMore...

Byxbee Park
2375 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA
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