Public Arts Commission

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Public Arts Commission Meeting – October 19, 2017

The Public Arts Commission will meet on October 19, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Public Safety Building Community Room (505 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, New York). For additional information, please contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225. Agenda     Review September 21, 2017 Minutes Discussion of Members Newly-Appointed Member: Brian Doyle Open
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Public Arts Commission Meeting – September 21, 2017

The Public Arts Commission will meet on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Public Safety Building Community Room (505 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, New York). For additional information, please contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225. Agenda   Review August 24, 2017 Minutes Discussion of Members Open Positions Potential Members Vassar College
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Public Arts Commission Meeting – August 24, 2017

The Public Arts Commission will meet on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Public Safety Building Community Room (505 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, New York). For additional information, please contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225. Agenda I. Discussion of Members • Open Positions • Potential Members VI. Old Business •
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Mission:

The City of Poughkeepsie Public Arts Commission’s duty is to expand community awareness and advocate for the role and value of arts and culture in civic life. Taking into account the unique assets of the City of Poughkeepsie along with the successes and achievements of related revitalization efforts in other cities around the country; the commission will work to strengthen the local economy by gaining a greater regional and national recognition, advancing the City as an “arts destination” and engage public art as a major attraction for artists, cultural tourism and economic development. The Commission is to advise the City on issues relating to the arts; including the development, implementation, evaluation, and potential modification of the City’s art and culture policies, legislation, programs and services with an aim of fostering a wide range of arts and cultural offerings that engage a diverse public audience in the City of Poughkeepsie.