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Arts Council Vacancy

Sept 5, 2017 - The Mercer Island City Council is seeking applicants, with community relations and literary skills, to fill one vacancy on the Arts Council as soon as possible.  The application deadline is September 15, 2017
The Arts Council advises the City Council on matters related to the arts and organizes art events through the year. The goals of the Arts Council are to:
  • Advocate the arts, artists and arts organizations of Mercer Island.
  • Stimulate community awareness and enjoyment of the fine arts.
  • Promote community education, awareness and enjoyment of the arts.
  • Support performing, visual and literary arts programs, projects and events.
Eleven members meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center.
Members are appointed by the Mayor, and confirmed by the City Council. The current vacant position has a term that expires on May 31, 2019.
Arts Council members should be able to commit an estimated eight hours of time each month to board activities. Members should possess a broad perspective on the arts, must be willing to facilitate an event that may require a relatively large time commitment for a short period.

Click here for more information about the Arts Council.

Click here to fill out an application to be a member of the Arts Council 
Call Ellie Hooman, Deputy City Clerk at 206-275-7795 or email


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