Denver Arts & Venues Seeking Candidates for Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs and SCFD Denver County Cultural Council
Feb 21 2023
Denver Arts & Venues is pleased to announce they are now accepting applications for the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs and the SCFD Denver County Cultural Council.
“Both the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs and the Denver County Cultural Council play important roles in Denver’s arts and cultural landscape,” said Ginger White, Denver Arts & Venues executive director. “The Commission on Cultural Affairs serves Denver Arts & Venues by overseeing our Denver Public Art program, and they advise on key issues while acting as community ambassadors. The SCFD Denver County Cultural Council manages the distribution of SCFD Tier III funding to Denver organizations.”
Both groups are comprised of dynamic arts and culture advocates and are committed to the mission and goals of Denver Arts & Venues and the SCFD.
Denver Arts & Venues is seeking candidates for the mayor-appointed Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs who represent Denver’s diverse community, and is specifically looking for leaders with the following backgrounds and experience:
- Artists, Arts Administrators, Cultural Workers, Creative Entrepreneurs, etc.
- Board Development and Leadership
- Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
- Marketing and Communications
- Nonprofit Management
- Real Estate and Built Environment
- Strategic Planning and Implementation
- Community Engagement
The Mayor of Denver appoints commissioners for three-year terms and can serve up to two consecutive terms. The Commission meets monthly the first Tuesday of each month from 4-6 p.m. at various cultural organizations across the city. Additional information on the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs, including application details, can be found at www.ArtsandVenues.com/DCCA.
The Denver County Cultural Council is a board authorized by the State of Colorado and appointed by Denver City Council to distribute SCFD Tier III revenues to art, cultural and science organizations in Denver. Interested individuals should be active within the community and have professional, volunteer, participant or advocatory experience in arts, culture and/or history. Applicants should have a citywide perspective and be willing to commit at least 15 to 20 hours per month to the Denver County Cultural Council during the annual grant application review period, from April through June. Additional information on the SCFD Denver County Cultural Council, including application details, can be found at www.ArtsandVenues.com/SCFD-DCCC.
Applications for either board are due Friday, March 31, 5 p.m. and applicants must reside within the City and County of Denver.