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.

Commission Established
Per Board order S.1, December 13, 1994

Legal Authority
Per Board order S.1, 12/13/94.

Reports To
Board of Supervisors

Eight members, one member per each Supervisorial District and Three at-large members. (Per Board Order Item C.72 on 10-2-07) 

Office Term
Four years ending June 30

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

10 Douglas Drive, Martinez, CA


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Carlos Leal, Poetry Out Loud, 2013 Richmond High School