Arts Commission

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Arts Commission SealThe 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 July and August) @ 5:30 p.m.
  • 54B District Court, Courtroom 1
    101 Linden St.
    East Lansing, MI 48823

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas, Minutes & Video Meeting Coverage | View Agendas & Minutes Archives 


  • Gabrielle Kindig
    Term expires: 2021
  • Laura Scales, Chair
    Term expires: 2021
  • Wendy Sylvester-Rowan, Vice Chair
    Term expires: 2022
  • Austin Pabian
    Term expires: 2021

  • Abigail Tykocki                 
    Term expires: 2022
  • Karen Jennings                  
    Term expires: 2023
  • Allie Siarto
    Term expires: 2023
  • Barbara Worgess
    Term expires: 2023
  • Benjamin Van Dyke
    Term expires: 2022

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

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