Arts Commission

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.

Temporary Meeting Location Change

PLEASE NOTE: The East Lansing Arts Commission meeting on Thursday, Sept. 16 at 5:30 p.m. will take place at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, in room 235. View the Arts Commission Temporary Meeting Location Change Notice (PDF).


  • 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 | View Agendas & Minutes Archives 


  • Wendy Sylvester-Rowan, Chair
    Term expires: 2022
  • Barbara Worgess, Vice Chair
    Term expires: 2023
  • Austin Pabian
    Term expires: 2021
  • Gabrielle Kindig
    Term expires: 2021 
  • Abigail Tykocki                 
    Term expires: 2022
  • Karen Jennings                 
    Term expires: 2023
  • Allie Siarto
    Term expires: 2023
  • Courtney Minifee
    Term expires: 2022
  • Oluwatobi Williams
    Term expires: 2021

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

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