Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs seeks candidates

May 7, 2022 / Comments (0)


The Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs was established in 1991 to support the Mayor and serve in four major roles for Denver Arts & Venues: oversee the 1% for public art program, serve as trustees of Denver’s cultural commitment, advise on arts and cultural issues, and act as ambassadors to the community.

The Commission is comprised of dynamic and accomplished Denver leaders who are appointed by the Mayor and approved by city council. The Commissioners are strong advocates of arts and culture and are committed to the mission and goals of The Cultural Affairs division and Denver Arts & Venues.

The Commission on Cultural Affairs seeks candidates that represent Denver’s diverse community and is specifically looking for leaders who live in Denver with the following backgrounds and experience:

  • Artists, Arts Administrators, Cultural Workers, Creative Entrepreneurs, etc.
  • Board Development & Leadership
  • Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Philanthropy
  • Real Estate & Built Environment
  • Strategic Planning & Implementation

The Mayor appoints commissioners for three-year terms and can serve up to two consecutive terms. The Commission meets monthly the first Tuesday of each month from 4-6 p.m. at various cultural organizations across the city.  Additional information regarding Denver Arts & Venues and the Commission can be found at

Interested applicants should complete the following by close of business on Friday, June 4, 2022:

  1. In order for your application to be considered complete, you MUST attach your resume AND the supplemental questionnaire to the online application.
  2. The link to the online application form can be found here
  3. Tip: In the search box to find the board you need to apply to, type “Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs”.
  4. Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.
  5. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

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