Arts Commission

The Arts Commission promotes art in the community, encourages cooperation with metropolitan arts agencies, develops and recommends proposals for activities related to the exhibition, performance and instruction in the arts, works with other boards and commissions to strengthen the aesthetics and appeal of projects that affect public places.


  • Meetings take place the third Thursday of every month (except May) at 5:30 p.m.
  • East Lansing Hannah Community Center
    819 Abbot Road
    East Lansing, MI 48823
  • UPDATED 2023 calendar of meeting dates (PDF)
Arts Commission Seal

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas & Minutes | View Agendas & Minutes Archives 


  • Barbara Worgess, Chair
    Term expires: 2023
  • Austin Pabian
    Term expires: 2024
  • Abigail Tykocki, Vice Chair
    Term expires: 2025
  • Karen Jennings                 
    Term expires: 2023
  • Allie Siarto
    Term expires: 2026
  • Courtney Minifee
    Term expires: 2025
  • Oluwatobi Williams
    Term expires: 2024
  • Alan Conceicao
    Term expires: 2024
  • Christopher Wardell
    Term expires: 2025

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a 
Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the Arts Commission.