Arts & Culture Commission (AC5)

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  • Check out our newly launched arts & culture directory and calendar (linked on left), available for your perusal and use. Add your bio, contact information, professional website to the public directory, and your events and shows to the calendar. Spread the word of this great new service!
  • Nominations open for the 2014 Arts Recognition Awards! Click here for details, also on the left. Who or what group do you think deserves recognition? Submission deadline is July 31, 2014. We look forward to your input. (Click here for the online nomination form, and here for a PDF form.)
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Commission Overview 
To advise the Board of Supervisors in matters and issues relevant to Arts and Culture; to advance the arts in a way that promotes communication, education, appreciation and collaboration throughout Contra Costa County; to preserve, celebrate, and share the arts and culture of the many diverse ethnic groups who live in Contra Costa County; to create partnerships with business and government; to increase communications and understanding between all citizens through art. 

Most importantly, the Commission will promote arts and culture as a vital element in the quality of life for all of the citizens of Contra Costa County. 

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(Pictured: Carlos Leal, Richmond High School, Poetry Out Loud) 

Meeting Time
2nd Wednesday of Every month at 6:30pm, except August and December

10 Douglas Drive, Martinez, CA


You can access meeting packets by clicking on the Agenda item. Agendas are available prior to the scheduled meetings.

2014 Meeting Schedule

DATE / AGENDA Address (Second floor conference)   TIME
 August 13
 10 Douglas Drive, Martinez
   6:30 p.m.
 July 15
Executive Committee 
 10 Douglas Drive, Martinez
   10 a.m.
 July 9
 10 Douglas Drive, Martinez
   6:30 p.m.
 June 14
 10 Douglas Drive, Martinez     6:30 p.m.
 May 14
 10 Douglas Drive, Martinez

   6:30 pm
April 12 Planning  El Sobrante Library, 4192 Appian Way, El Sobrante     6:30 pm
April 9  
10 Douglas Drive, Martinez

  10:00 am 
March 26, Special Meeting 10 Douglas Drive, Martinez
  6:30 pm