Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs

The Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs acts as an advisory board to Denver Arts & Venues' cultural programs department. The Commission is comprised of dynamic and accomplished Denver leaders in the areas of the arts, business and education, all of whom are appointed by the Mayor. The Commissioners are strong advocates for arts and culture, and are committed to the mission and goals of Cultural Programs and Denver Arts & Venues. Meetings of the Commission are open to the public. They are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. Call 720-865-4306 for details.

The Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs was established in 1991 to support the Mayor and serve as four major roles for Denver Arts & Venues: oversee the 1% for public art program, serve as trustees of Denver’s cultural plan, IMAGINE 2020, advise on arts and cultural issues, and act as ambassadors to the community.

 

2019-2020 COMMISSIONERS

Co-Chair: Suzi Q. Smith, Lighthouse Writer's Workshop
Co-Chair: FloraJane DiRienzo, Biennials of the Americas 
Alexis Moore, Urban Planner
Beth Mosenthal, Architect
Bobby LeFebre, Poet, Performer, Cultural Worker
David Conger, David Conger Studio
Eriko Tsogo, Mongolian Culture and Heritage Center of Colorado 
Evi Makovsky, NAI Shames Makovsky Realty
FloraJane DiRienzo, Festival Director
Heather Nielsen, Denver Arts Museum
Jami Duffy, All in Denver/Youth on Record
Josh Comfort, Real Estate Development Services
Kate Greeley, MGT Consulting/Education
Kendra Ingram, The Robert and Judy Newman Center for the Performing Arts 
Kevin Smith, Denver Film Society
Leesly León, North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative
Maren Stewart, Taloma Partners
Michael Mowry, Mowry Studio
Mike McClung, Michael Warren Contemporary 
Rachel Basye, Art Students League of Denver
Sarah Kurz, Rose Community Foundation 
Stephen Brackett, Flobots Band
Tess Vigil, Denver Public Schools
Van Schoales, A+ Colorado
Viniyanka Prasad, The Word, A Storytelling Sanctuary

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DECEMBER MEETING

December 3, 2019
4 - 6 p.m.

McNichols Civic Center Building 
1st Floor Gallery Room 
144 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80202