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The city of Las Vegas Arts Commission was established in 1987 and is operated through the city’s Office of Cultural Affairs. The Commission is responsible for encouraging the creation of permanent and temporary public art projects that transform public space, stimulate intellectual discourse and celebrate cultural diversity. Through a commitment to excellence that prioritizes community collaboration, the Las Vegas Arts Commission nurtures and promotes artists, elevates civic awareness and helps contribute to a sense of place that fosters creative enterprise, generates cultural tourism and keeps Las Vegas at the forefront of global interest.

In addition to the city’s staff administering the program, the Commission consists of all volunteer appointed members who serve four-year terms and are eligible for reappointment to a second consecutive term.

The Arts Commission meets regularly at 4 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, September through June, in the City Clerk’s Office on the second floor of Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St. To view more information about city of Las Vegas boards and commissions, apply to be a board member and see the current openings, visit https://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/Government/Boards-Commissions.

Arts Commissioners

Jennifer Kleven, Chair
Las Vegas Arts Commission Appointment, term 09/17/2020 - 10/15/2024

Maggie Plaster, Vice Chair
Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs authorized city staff member appointed by the City Manager

Suzanne Hackett-Morgan, Second Vice Chair
Ward 1 Appointment, term 10/06/2021 – 10/06/2025

John Curran
Mayoral Appointment, term 02/22/2016 - 11/20/2023 (Reappointed 11/06/2019)

Mickey Sprott
Las Vegas Arts Commission Appointment, term 09/21/2017 – 09/17/2023 (Reappointed 10/17/2019)

Ryan Hampton
Ward 2 Appointment, term 07/07/2021 - 11/20/2023

Heather Bednarczyk
Mayoral Appointment, term 04/20/2022 - 04/20/2026

Eric Roberts
Ward 6 Appointment, term 06/01/2022 - 06/01/2026

Monique Ellis Westfield
Ward 5 Appointment, term 06/01/2022 - 06/01/2026

Fawn Douglas
Ward 3 Appointment, term 06/15/2022 - 06/15/2026

Marni Carlson
Ward 4 Appointment, term 07/20/2022 - 07/20/2026

Michael Dodson
Mayoral Appointment, term 07/20/2022 - 07/20/2026

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