Arts and Culture Advisory Commission

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Authority: Chapter 2.54 of the Merced Municipal Code

The Arts and Culture Advisory Commission serves as an advisory body to the City Council on matters having to do with public art, art projects, cultural programs and activities, and the promotion of the arts within the City of Merced.  In forming the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission, it is the intent of the City Council to foster the arts in the City of Merced, and to help implement policy, programs, and standards for public art.

The commission has the responsibility of providing recommendations to the City Council and other appointed bodies and City departments.

The commission consists of seven (7) registered City of Merced voting members who serve four-year terms of office.  Six (6) voting members of the commission shall be from the established City Council voting districts and the seventh member shall be appointed at-large, with three (3) ex-officio members serving at City Council discretion.

Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of every odd-numbered month at 4:00 p.m.  This position requires the filing of a Statement of Economic Interests under the California Fair Political Practices Act guidelines.

For more information on the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission, please contact the City Clerk's Office at