Roanoke Arts Commission
Above: Members of the 40th Anniversary cohort of the Roanoke Arts Commission, from the left: Collections Chair John Hitchins, Becky Carr, Chair Meighan Sharp, Karl Willers, Laura Carden, Charlene Graves, Placemaking Chair John Cornthwait, Helen Dean, Treasurer Donna Davis, Ben Bezak, Lauren Woodson, Jim Davis, and Vice Chair William Penn. Not pictured: Ilsa Saavedra-Rogan and Catherine Koebel Stromberg.
The Roanoke Arts Commission (RAC) was established by Ordinance No. 26537 in 1983 to “advise and assist City Council on matters relating to the advancement of the arts and humanities within the city." Each member is elected by Council to a three-year term. Terms can be renewed twice if reappointed by Council. Members are limited to three consecutive terms as set out in Section 2-281.1 of the City Code.
November 14, 2023 Meeting Information:
Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016
Arts Commission Blog:
- Check out the Arts Commission blog by clicking here.
- Find a list of current Commission Members here.
Additional Arts Information and Resources:
- Love podcasts? Find The Art of It: Conversations on Creativity and Leadership wherever you get your podcasts, or listen here.
Power & Duties: