Arts Commission


We provide leadership by and for the City to support arts and cultural affairs; we recommend policies and programs that develop and promote artistic excellence in our community.

Current Events and Opportunities


"Spectacle" at the Community Gallery, Open June 2 through August 31, 5 to 7 PM


Arts Commissioners Wanted

The Arts Commission is a nine-member board appointed by the Mayor.  Commission members are charged with providing leadership by and for City government in supporting arts and cultural affairs. The Arts Commission recommends programs and policies to develop and promote artistic excellence in the community. Candidates for the Commission must reside in Santa Fe County and be actively involved in the arts. The Arts Commission is broadly representative of all fields of the fine and performing arts, but also includes representation from the business sector and larger community. Upon approval by the City Council, Arts Commissioners are appointed to two-year terms.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume by 5 PM on August 31, 2017 to Debra Garcia y Griego, Director, City of Santa Fe Arts Commission, PO Box 909, Santa Fe, NM 87504-0909. Materials may also be hand-delivered to the Community Gallery, 201 West Marcy Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501 or emailed to [bot protected email address].


Art In Public Places Committee Members Wanted

The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission is currently seeking members to serve on the Art In Public Places Committee.  Consisting of seven members, the volunteer committee meets monthly to discuss prospective public art projects, funding for projects and other issues dealing with public art.
Interested, engaged community members are encouraged to submit their qualifications for consideration.  Individuals with expertise/knowledge in the areas of art history, architecture, landscape architecture or community planning especially encouraged. Membership on the committee is a four year appointment, with the expectation that members will consistently attend the monthly meetings as well as serve on various working groups as needed.
Interested candidates should forward a resume and cover letter to Jackie Camborde, Arts Services Coordinator, at [bot protected email address] no later than 5 PM on September 11, 2017. 


Panelists Wanted

Do you love the arts? Do you have experience working the arts, marketing and PR, or for a nonprofit organization? Do you want to make a difference in our community? Here's your chance - apply to be a VOLUNTEER PANELIST for the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission!  Panelists help review and score the many applications the Arts Commission receives each year through the Lodgers' Tax for the Arts and the Community Arts Development programs. Your insight and experience will help inform recommendations to fund a variety of programs throughout Santa Fe. Panelists must devote a few hours to reviewing applications and attend a meeting with other panelists to discuss the organizations who have applied.
If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV or resume to Jackie Camborde, Arts Services Coordinator at [bot protected email address] or call 505-955-6707 for more information.  



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Commissioners and Staff

Commissioners and Staff

Contact, Phone and Hours

201 W. Marcy (map)
Santa Fe, NM 87501
[bot protected email address]

Ph: (505) 955-6707

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed 12 noon - 1 p.m




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