Baltimore Public Art Commission

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, 10 E. Baltimore St., 10th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202

The Baltimore City Public Art Commission (PAC) serves as a citizen review board who is charged with administering Baltimore City’s Percent-for-Public Art program, as well as reviewing permanent gifts of public art to Baltimore. The Commission is both an advisory and decision-making body. The Commission is composed of nine members, appointed by the Mayor to serve for a Mayoral Term of four years and may be reappointed to serve up to two consecutive terms. All members of the Commission must be qualified credentialed professionals and fill, you can read more about the composition of the Commission and its functions in the Public Art Guidelines.

All meetings take place at the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, located at 10 East Baltimore Street, 10th Floor. Please note: The April 2017 PAC meeting scheduled for April 19 is canceled. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Commission is responsible for the administering of the city’s 1% For Public Art Program, as well as the review and approval of all gifts of permanent public art to the city of Baltimore.

2015 Agendas & Meeting Minutes

2016 Agendas & Meeting Minutes

2017 Agendas & Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Agenda

All are encouraged to attend. All meetings take place at the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, located at 10 East Baltimore Street, 10th Floor.  The commission is responsible for the administering of the city’s 1% For Public Art Program, as well as the review and approval of all gifts of permanent public art to the city of Baltimore.

Please note: The April 2017 PAC meeting scheduled for April 19 is canceled. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. 

For special accommodations (interpreter, hearing/vision, parking) contact by the Monday prior to the meeting:

Ryan Patterson | Public Art Administrator 
Phone: 443-263-4338 | Email: rpatterson@promotionandarts.org 

Public Participation

For information, or to request an agenda item on an upcoming Public Art Commission Meeting agenda, please contact:

Ryan Patterson | Public Art Administrator 
Email: rpatterson@promotionandarts.org | Phone: 443-263-4338

Commission Members

Sandra Abbott, Curator/Educational Institution
Elissa Blount-Moorhead, Artist
Mary Demory, City Council President’s Appointee
Frank Dittenhafer, Architect
Elford Jackson*, Civil Engineer
KuoPao Lian, Architect
Brian Oster, Architect
Jeremy Rountree, Artist/Lawyer
Scott Rykiel, Landscape Architect

*Denotes Commission Chair

Occasionally there may be a vacancy on the Public Art Commission. If you would like to be considered to fill a vacancy or to serve on the Commission in the next Mayoral term, you may apply here.