The Arts and Humanities Commission was originally created by Ordinance 486 on March 13, 1980. It was re-established on April 24, 1997 by Resolution 3787; however, the resolution was corrected on October 8, 1998 by Resolution 4092. On May 28, 2020, Resolution 2020-028 was approved that dissolved the Arts and Humanities Commission and re-established it as a City Department-affiliated nonregulatory Commission.
The purpose of the Commission is to provide advice on art in public places, fostering the acquisition and maintenance of facilities relating to arts and humanities, fostering programs that enhance the cultural community of Sierra Vista, fostering short and long term plans relating to arts and humanities activities and facilities in the community, fostering the city as a strong supporter of cultural activities for the community, fostering applications for grants and volunteer donors to assist in the development of arts and humanities activities or support for implementing planned activities, as referenced by paragraph 33.52 of the City Code.
The Arts and Humanities Commission meets on the third Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at the Oscar Yrun Community Center. Agendas and minutes can be viewed online.
Youth Arts Festival
Hosted by Cochise College Art Department in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities Commission, the Youth Arts Festival is a free event for children of all ages, filled with engaging activities to help children discover creative expression.
|Emily Duchon, Library Manager | Staff Liaison|