Public Arts Commission Meeting – November 19, 2020
Effective immediately and based upon notices and health advisories issued by Federal, State, and Local officials related to the Coronavirus, the City of Poughkeepsie Public Arts Commission (“PPAC”) will not hold in-person meetings. Until further notice, all future PPAC meetings (including public hearings) will be held via videoconferencing, as permitted by the NYS Open Meetings Law. Due to public health and safety concerns, the public will not be permitted to attend at the remote locations where the commission members will be situated. The public, however, will be able to fully observe the videoconference meeting with the information posted below. Please register for City of Poughkeepsie PPAC Meeting on November 19, 2020, 6:30 PM EDT.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The meeting will be recorded and subsequently posted for viewing on our website and can be found here: https://totalwebcasting.com/view/?id=cop
- ROLL CALL
- APPROVE MINUTES OF OCTOBER 15, 2020 MEETING
- CHAIRMAN AND COMMISSION MEMBER COMMENTS
- OLD BUSINESS:
- THE ARTS IN POUGHKEEPSIE WEB PAGE status update.
- RECYCLING TRUCK #107 PAINTING by by artist Nestor Madalengoitia, organized by Suprina.
- PCSD CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROPOSAL propositions both passed.
- NEW BUSINESS:
- 45,000 QUILT PROJECT display in progress, update from Tom Pacio.
- BENNIES 10th INNING request for mural on building is on hold.
- PCSD COMPENDIUM OF IN-SCHOOL COMMUNITY PROVIDED SUPPORTS https://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/Domain/449
- UPCOMING FOCUS AREAS:
- Public Art Policy
- Whale sculpture in Waryas Park
- Artwork in City of Poughkeepsie Bus Shelters
- ANDRES SAN MILLAN – Wheaton Park Bridge Project
- FRANC PALAIA – Art on City of Poughkeepsie Bus Shelters
- PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Three minutes per person on any topic.
- UPCOMING EVENTS:
- Gallery openings / exhibits continue to take place!
- Festival of Lights parade canceled, lights and trees will be put up
- THRIVE: Making a Career in the Arts virtual event Monday, November 23, from 4:30 – 6:30 pm https://artsmidhudson.org/thrive/
- Holiday Markets: HV Art Market, Dutchess Handmade
- Next Meeting: Thursday, January 21, 2021 6:30pm