The city of Newport is seeking applications from people interested in serving on its Public Arts Committee. There is currently one vacancy on this committee.
The Public Arts Committee is comprised of seven members who are responsible for making recommendations to the Newport City Council on public art and art object decisions pursuant to the city’s Public Arts Policy. The committee is also charged with advancing public understanding of visual arts; enhancing the aesthetic quality of public places; and stimulating the vitality and economy of the city. The committee meets monthly on the third Thursday.