Arts & Venues' cultural advisory board seeking candidates for openings

Jun 6 2018

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The Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs (DCCA) is now seeking candidates for seven open commission positions to 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.

The DCCA was established in 1991 to support the mayor’s office and act as an advisory board to Denver Arts & Venues.

“Our Cultural Affairs Commissioners are the trustees and advocates of Denver’s cultural plan and the Denver Public Art program, ensuring that our city’s cultural ecosystem is healthy and thriving.” said Mayor Michael B. Hancock. “Arts and culture belongs to all of us, and we’re looking for individuals who will help us keep these phenomenal programs strong and beneficial to our community.”

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.

Interested applicants should complete the online application form and send a resume and responses to the supplemental questionnaire by noon on Friday, June 22 to Nicole Medina at  [email protected].

The DCCA seeks candidates who represent Denver’s diverse community, and is specifically looking for leaders with experience and background working in:

-Working artists, arts administrators, creative entrepreneurs, etc.

-Strategic Planning & Implementation

-Nonprofit Management

-Real Estate & Built Environment


-Board Development & Leadership

-Marketing & Communication

-Diversity, Equity & Inclusiveness

The Mayor appoints commissioners for one- or three-year terms and can serve up to six consecutive years. The commission meets monthly the first Tuesday of each month from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. at various cultural organizations across the city. Additional information regarding Denver Arts & Venues and the commission can be found at

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