Minneapolis Arts Commission Vacancies

The Arts Commission was created by ordinance 951.010 in 1974 to foster the development of the arts, to seek financial support for the arts, to advise the City Council on arts-related matters and to stimulate participation in and appreciation of the arts by all Minneapolis residents.

Deadline: For receiving application will be Friday, October 12, 2018.

Vacancies: There are currently nine (9) vacancies:


Applicants must fall under one of the following categories:

Individuals should indicate on their application which category they would like to be considered for appointment. Members of the Arts Commission must be residents or property tax payers of Minneapolis. The City’s open appointments ordinance lists conditions for waiving the residency requirement.

Note: Vacancies may have incumbents seeking re-appointment.

Application Instructions:

Complete the Application Form (pdf) and the Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire (pdf).

Send completed forms to [email protected], or by fax: 612-673-3812, or:

City Clerk Appointments
Room 304, 350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1382

You can apply on your own behalf, nominate others for consideration, or inform the City Clerk's Office of someone to whom you'd like application materials to be sent.


Commission Contact: Tina Beech, 612-673-3242 [email protected]

City Clerk Contact: 612-673-2216 [email protected]

Selection Process:

Applications are forwarded from the City Clerk to the City Council President for their consideration. Applications are forwarded to the chair of Zoning and Planning for recommendation to the full City Council. The Arts Commission also reviews applications and makes recommendations based on the following criteria:

Additional Information:

Duties of Commissioners require eight to ten hours per month, one Commission meeting per month, at 5:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month. Participation in at least one standing committee is required.

Attendance: Any member who has more than three consecutive unexcused absences in any calendar year will be replaced.

The Commission’s attendance policy governing both monthly meetings and committee meetings must also be observed. Note: There is no compensation. The Commission meeting locations are accessible to persons who are disabled.

Minneapolis Arts Commission website

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Last updated Sep 26, 2018



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