The Arts Commission was created to help enrich the lives of the people of this region by making visual, performing and literary arts vital elements in the life of our community. The Commission works to support local artists through networking, skill development and visibility through a variety of unique opportunities.
The Arts Commission meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month, at 6:00 p.m., in Olympia City Hall Room 112, 601 4th Avenue East (unless otherwise noted below).
View 2018 Meeting Dates
- January 11, 2018
- February 8, 2018
- March 8, 2018
- April 12, 2018
- May 10, 2018 (Commission retreat, 4-8pm, Room 100, The Olympia Center)
- June 14, 2018
- July 12, 2018
- August 9, 2018
- September 13, 2018
- October 11, 2018
- November 8, 2018
- December 13, 2018
Get additional meeting details, agendas, and minutes on our online meeting calendar .
Stacy Hicks, Chair - term ends 2019
Membership Criteria & Appointment Information
Timothy Grisham, Vice-Chair - term ends 2020
Frederick Dobler - term ends in 2021
Diana Fairbanks - term ends 2020
Marygrace Goddu - term ends 2019
Kathy A. Murray - term ends 2018
Katie Nelson - term ends 2019
Katherine Williams - term ends 2018
Autumn Yoke - term ends 2019
- A majority of members of the Olympia Arts Commission must reside in the City of Olympia or Olympia's Urban Growth Area.
- Term: 3 years, ends March 31
- Appointed by: Olympia City Council
Community Events & Outreach
Art in Public Places
The Community Events & Outreach Committee (CEO) provides policy support and direction for Arts Commission programs (except for Public Art).
The Art in Public Places Committee (APP) provides recommendation to Council on acquisition of new artworks for the City’s Public Art Collection.
Contact Staff Liaison, Stephanie Johnson, at 360.709.2678 or firstname.lastname@example.org