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The City of Poughkeepsie

Public Arts Commission


Our mission is to expand community awareness and to advocate for the role and value of arts and culture in civic life in the City of Poughkeepsie, New York.

PUBLIC ARTS Commission 


Information about the

 Public Arts Commission  

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The commission will work to strengthen the local economy by gaining a greater regional and national recognition, advancing the City as an "arts destination" and engage public art as a major attraction for artists, cultural tourism and economic development. The Commission is to advise the City on issues relating to the arts; including the development, implementation, evaluation, and potential modification of the City's art and culture policies, legislation, programs and services with an aim of fostering a wide range of arts and cultural offerings that engage a diverse public audience in the City of Poughkeepsie.

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