The Ellensburg Arts Commission was established in 1980 for the purpose of appropriately advising the city council and staff regarding the furtherance of performing and/or visual arts within the city for the benefit of both the local public and visitors and tourists whom the city desires to attract.
The seven-member Arts Commission is to
In November 2019, the City Council approved the Ellensburg Arts Commission Arts Policy. It provides the foundation for the mission, vision, core values and focus areas for the work of the Commission (EAC) in addition to Chapter 1.33 of the City of Ellensburg Code.
There are seven Arts Commission members, which are not required to be City residents. There is one non-voting City Council liaison to the commission. Members of the Arts Commission serve four-year terms. The current Commission members are:
David Miller is the current City Council liaison to the commission.
The Arts Commission operates under the authority of Chapter 1.33 of the City Code and is responsible for:
For more information, please contact Josephine Camarillo, the Arts Commission contact, at (509) 962-7252. You may also visit the Ellensburg Arts webpage.