Press Release: City Seeks Volunteers for Arts & Culture Commission 

Press Release

City Seeks Volunteers for Arts & Culture Commission 

May 17, 2021

Jill Smith
Communications and Marketing Manager

Redmond, WA – The City of Redmond is recruiting new volunteer members for the Arts and Culture Commission to begin their term in July 2021. There are two vacant positions open to individuals living or working within the Redmond city limits (98052).    

The City is committed to having a commission that reflects the community’s diverse perspectives and encourages applicants who care about arts and culture.   

Arts and Culture Commissioners meet on the second Thursday of every month and serve three-year terms. In addition to monthly meetings, commissioners participate on special committees and attend public meetings and events. They cultivate community involvement around Parks and Recreation Department projects and programs and occasionally attend City Council and other commission meetings. The Commission also interfaces with the broader community so that it can represent community members’ interests to the City Council.   

The Commission continues to enhance the quality of life in Redmond by advising staff and City Council on public programs that build community, celebrate diversity, and enhance the vitality and identity of Redmond through performing, visual, and participatory arts. The current work plan for the Commission includes advising staff and City Council on growing the arts in Redmond through the Poet Laureate program, the Arts Season grant program, and more. The Commission will also provide recommendations on several upcoming public art projects, including several City and regional transportation projects in Redmond.   

To learn more about the Arts & Culture Commission, contact Chris Weber, Cultural Arts Administrator, or 425-556-2316, or visit Apply online at 
Interested residents are encouraged to apply by 
June 4, 2021. The positions will remain open until filled.

For questions and more information, contact Jill Smith, Communications and Marketing Manager, at or 425-556-2448. This press release is available on