Arts & Humanities Committee
About the Arts & Humanities Committee
The purpose of the Takoma Park Arts and Humanities Committee shall be as follows:
A. To advise the City Council on ways in which the City might best serve the public with regard to matters involving the arts.
B. To encourage and aid the appreciation and awareness of, and participation in, the arts among all Takoma Park residents.
C. To encourage cooperation and coordination among individuals, organizations and institutions concerned with the arts in Takoma Park. (Ord. 2021-39 § 1, 2021)
Arts & Humanities Committee Membership
Adapted from Takoma Park Municipal Code 2.16.160:
The Committee is composed of up to nine members appointed by the City Council. The Arts and Humanities Committee members are appointed to two-year terms. Committee members terms expire on June 30 of the year. Every effort shall be made to have a broad and diverse representation of the fine and performing arts community and of cultural organizations on the Committee.
Council may appoint nonresident members, but shall prioritize appointing Takoma Park residents. A minimum of two-thirds of the members of the Committee shall reside in the City of Takoma Park. No organization which is a potential recipient of city arts funding shall have on the Committee more than one person who serves on its board or staff.
Arts & Humanities Commission Members
|First Name||Last Name||Ward||Term Expiration|
Arts & Humanities Committee Meetings
The Arts and Humanities Committee generally meets every other month on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Takoma Park Community Center – Sam Abbott Citizens’ Center located at 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912. All meetings are open to the public.
Meeting dates are posted on the City Council, Board, Commission & Committee Calendar.
Arts & Humanities Commission Agendas & Approved Minutes
|Meeting Date||Document Type / Description||Title & Link (PDF)|
|2023-05-23||Agenda||Agenda - May 23, 2023|
|2023-03-28||Agenda||Agenda - March 28, 2023|
|2023-01-24||Agenda||Agenda - January 24, 2023|
|2022-11-15||Agenda||Agenda - November 15, 2022|
|Agenda - September 6, 2022|
Minutes - September 6, 2022
|Agenda - May 24, 2022 |
Minutes - May 24, 2022
|Agenda - March 22, 2022|
Minutes - March 22, 2022
|Agenda - January 25, 2022|
Minutes - January 25, 2022
|2021-11-16||Minutes||Minutes - November 16, 2021|
|2021-09-28||Minutes||Minutes - September 28, 2021|
Arts & Humanities Commission Reports & Other Documents
|Date||Document Type / Description||Title & Link (PDF)|
|2018||Cultural Plan||Empowering a Creative Community: A Vision for 2018-2023|
|2006||Cultural Plan||Creative Vision: A Cultural Plan for the City of Takoma Park|
|2014||Annual Report||AHC Annual Report 2014|
|2021||Annual Report||AHC Annual Report 2021|
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