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Stockton Arts Commission Current Activities

The Stockton Arts Commission serves as the arts advocacy commission for the City – a catalyst to support and strengthen community awareness, opportunities, and involvement in arts and culture.  The Commission was founded by Marian Jacobs and a group of local arts supporters in the mid-1970s.


Today, the Commission operates within the City's Community Services Department.  Business is conducted by the arts director and a 16-member volunteer commission appointed by the Mayor and City Council. 


Accepting Poet Laureate Applications Through March 31

The City Council Strategic Target Fund provides for a Poet Laureate.  This Poet Laureate position would  bring poetry to the community and foster an appreciation of poetry in the lives of citizens.  Applications are due March 31, 2015 by 4:00 p.m.  


Stockton Arts Commission Poet Laureate Application


To find out more about the Stockton Arts Commission's function, legal authority, member qualifications, visit the City Clerk's Arts Commission page.


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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 3/4/2015