City seeks applicants for Tacoma Arts Commission

The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill one At-Large position on the Tacoma Arts Commission.

The Tacoma Arts Commission consists of 15 volunteer members who are appointed by Tacoma City Council’s Economic Development Committee and confirmed by Tacoma City Council to serve three-year terms. Members are Tacoma residents who are arts advocates and artists.

Providing leadership in supporting and enhancing the arts for the benefit of Tacoma and its residents, the primary responsibility of the Tacoma Arts Commission is to create policies supporting the ongoing development of arts programs and projects in Tacoma. Its primary programs include the funding of artists and arts organizations to provide services for the residents of Tacoma, Tacoma Arts Month, and oversight of public art as part of the Municipal Art Program.

For additional information on the Tacoma Arts Commission, please contact Naomi Strom-Avila at (253) 591-5191 or

Applications must be submitted to the Tacoma City Clerk’s Office by Fri., March 13, 2015. To apply, please visit or contact Nicole Emery at, (253) 591-5178, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.