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Public Arts Commission

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Public Arts Commission Meeting – February 15, 2018

The Public Arts Commission will meet on February 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall (62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York). For additional information, please contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225. Agenda   Review December 21, 2017 Minutes Discussion of Members Newly-Appointed Member: Thomas
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Cancelled: Public Arts Commission Meeting – January 18, 2018

The Public Arts Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 18th has been cancelled. The next meeting is scheduled for February 15, 2018 at 6:00pm, in the Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall (62 Civic Center Plaza).

Public Arts Commission Meeting – December 21, 2017

The Public Arts Commission will meet on December 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall (62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York). For additional information, please contact the City Clerk, at (845) 451-4225. Agenda   Review November 16, 2017 Minutes Discussion of Members Open Positions: Common
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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.