Cultural Arts Commission Seeks Two New Members
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City of Coronado: Coronado Cultural Arts Commission
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Cultural Arts Commission Seeks 2 New Members

CORONADO, CA  (October 24, 2014) -- The City of Coronado and the Cultural Arts Commission (CAC) invites members of the community to apply for two open commissioner seats in the program areas of Arts Partners & Advocacy and Arts Education. The mission of the CAC is to serve the Coronado community as an umbrella organization and is a voice for the arts through support, enrichment, and development of a thriving arts environment . Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, November 14, 2014. Commissioners are appointed by the City Council.

Joining the seven-member commission is an opportunity to foster the development and enjoyment of performing, visual, literary, cultural, and other arts in Coronado through:

  • Recognizing and encouraging groups and organizations that enrich Coronado through cultural and artistic works of art
  • Providing access to a variety of performing arts offering a diverse mix of events
  • Recommending to the City Council policies and practices to develop and promote the arts
  • Advocating for non-profit and private arts groups operating in and for the benefit of the citizens of Coronado
  • Encouraging educational art experiences for children and adults
  • Acquiring and exhibiting quality works of art


The Commission meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month in City Council Chambers. Cultural Arts Commissioners serve a three-year term with an option to serve a second term.

The Arts Partners & Advocacy commissioner maintains an open dialogue with local arts and cultural partners to develop and augment creative opportunities in the community. The Arts Education commissioner works with schools and organizations to facilitate, cultivate and highlight the study of art and culture.  Each commissioner recruits and manages volunteers for their individual program areas.

Qualifications for all vacancies: Resident and registered voter within the City of Coronado. Must successfully complete state required ethics training and file FPPC Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests upon assuming office, annually, and upon leaving office.

The City of Coronado encourages the participation of disabled individuals in the services, activities and programs provided by the City. Individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in order to participate on the City Council appointed boards/commissions/committees should contact the City Clerk at (619) 522-7320.

FOR APPLICATIONS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the City Clerk's Office, Mary L. Clifford, at 522-7320.

For information regarding the Cultural Arts Commission visit CoronadoARTS.com  or contact Kelly Purvis, Arts Administrator at (619) 522-2633 / kpurvis@coronado.ca.us.

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