Public Art Committee

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​RudeeNeptune.jpg​The Virginia Beach Public Art Committee (PAC) consists of 9 members who are appointed by the Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission (AHC). This committee plays an important role in the development and implementation of the Virginia Beach Public Art Program. Meetings are typically held at 9:30am on the last Friday of every month. However, the December 2021 meeting will be held on December 10 at 9:30am, and there will be no PAC meetings in November 2021 or March 2022. Please see below for full schedule details. 

The Public Art Committee:

  • Reviews and recommends an annual public art plan to the Cultural Affairs Department. 
  • Identifies and prioritizes projects to be implemented.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations on artist selection.
  • Conducts aesthetic reviews of proposed donations and commemorative artworks and makes recommendations to the AHC.
  • Advocates for public art.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Public Art Committee, or serving on a future public art review panel, CLICK HERE TO APPLY. Your interest form will be kept on file and reviewed when a space becomes available. Applicants should​​ have extensive knowledge in the visual arts.

Click here for the full FY22 (July 2021 - June 2022) Public Art Committee Meeting Schedule
*The Public Art Committee meeting scheduled for June 24, 2022 has been cancelled. 

Virginia Beach Public Art Committee Equity Statement: The Public Art Committee is dedicated to supporting artists — including people of color and historically marginalized groups — as leaders in the creative process who transform their communities and benefit from the positive change experienced.

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