Public Art Committee

Regular Meetings

  • 8:30 a.m.
  • 3rd Wednesday of the month
  • Durham Arts Council
    120 Morris Street
    Durham, NC 27701

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Chris Ogden, Chair
  • Kathy S. Bartlett
  • Margaret DeMott
  • ​Dan Ellison

  • Charlene Reiss ​
  • Katie Seiz

About the Committee

The Public Art Committee advises the Cultural Advisory Board and acts on behalf of the board on matters relating to public art. The committee functions are to:
  1. Assist the City’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development and to advise the city regarding the implementation of the Public Art Policy approved by the City Council on November 21, 2011
  2. Review proposals for public art projects brought to it by the city administration and make recommendations to the Cultural Advisory Board with regard to project approvals

Member Services

Members serve without compensation and must reside or work within the City of Durham and actively contribute to the cultural and economic sectors.

Vacancies & Applications

For more information about the committee and the application process, please call 919-560-4965.