Arts Commission

The Arts Commission will consider matters pertaining to the planning for the arts in the City; facilitating interaction among artists; promoting arts activities and education; recognizing achievement in arts; providing a mechanism for public participation in the arts; advising the City Council on the involvement of arts in economic development; supporting and assisting existing organizations involved in arts and/or culture in the City; reinforcing the City’s identity and civic pride through arts and culture; recognizing the importance of arts to the City’s quality of life; researching grants for arts and culture and making recommendations for the City Council; encouraging service organizations and/or other governmental agencies to propose, finance, and give public arts projects to the City; reviewing and considering proposed gifts as to their artistic quality, authenticity, appropriate site, and maintenance and installation costs; and research and provide reports and recommendations of possible sources of funding, in addition to public funds for potential City public art projects.

“The Moreno Valley Arts Commission is a local art agency appointed by the Moreno Valley City Council. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life by encouraging, promoting, and fostering artistic and cultural enrichment within the City of Moreno Valley.”

The Arts Commission sponsors the

  • Writers Launch Pad
  • Exhibit your art in a City facility
    Acrobat Application form - updated 8/2019

The Arts Commission shall hold one or more regular monthly meetings. Meetings are scheduled on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m., Conference and Recreation Center, 14075 Frederick Street.

Commission Members

Portia Burleson
Term expires 6/30/20
Sofia Bell
Term expires 6/30/21
Eric McKain
Term expires 6/30/21
Vacancy declared
Expiration to be determined
Tami Drayton
Term expires 6/30/22
Vacancy declared
Expiration to be determined
Clay Drayton
Term expires 6/30/22
Vacancy declared, Teen Member
Term expires three years after the effective date of appointment, or until high school graduation, whichever comes first
Vacancy declared, Teen Member
Term expires three years after the effective date of appointment, or until high school graduation, whichever comes first

Upon request, this agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should direct such requests to, ADA Coordinator, at 951.413.3045 at least 72 hours before the meeting. The 72-hour notification will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility and participation in this meeting.

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