Arts Commission

Boards and Commissions

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The commission shall act as an advisory body to the Mayor and Council and as an advocate for the arts and aesthetics in all aspects of city life. It shall advise and support cultural, institutions and groups interested in cultural activities. It shall encourage, develop and support a wide variety of programs which reflect the cultural needs and experiences of all citizens and shall encourage participation by all citizens in cultural activities carried on in the city.
Membership: Eleven (11) members appointed by the Mayor; re-appointments confirmed by Council
Meeting timesClick here to download the 2018 Meeting Schedule
 Meeting Notices, Agendas & Minutes
 Click Here to Download the Notices, Agendas & Minutes

Click here to download the 2018 Meeting Schedule
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Friday, September 13th through November 2nd.  Click here for a list of events.
Pontiac Music Festival
Friday & Saturday, September 27th & 28th at the Flagstar Strand Theatre. Click here for more information. 
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Fine Arts Camp
During the week of July 11th, over 100 Pontiac students participated in a week-long fine arts camp sponsored by Oakland University and the City of Pontiac. Click here for details.
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"Creative Cars" ProjectSaturday, August 20th, dozens of children and adults alike joined the Pontiac Arts Commission to “Jazz up a Jalopy” by painting 3 jalopy cars donated for the event by the good folks at Schram U-Pull and Save Auto Parts, and Adlers Towing.

The event was created to bring attention to the Pontiac Arts and Culture scene...from events, exhibits, education, workshops, artists and venues throughout our City. It was truly crazy fun, and the Pontiac Arts Commission hopes to host this event again in the future.
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Terms: Four years, or until successor is appointed
Members:
- Maria Bermudez
- Dr. Carl Byerly
- Owen Edwards
- Portia Fields-Anderson
- Robert Karazim
- Dwayne Anthony Lyons
- Prof. Mark Stone
- Renee Voit-Porath
- Judy Wilson