Arts Commission

Promotes the growth and development of the arts within the state and advises state agencies and officials on matters pertaining to the arts. The Commission also administers appropriations set aside for acquiring works of art for public buildings and distribute state and federal dollars through grants to expand opportunities for people statewide to participate in the arts.
Board Website
Policy AreaGeneral Government
Governor Appointments19
Total Board Positions23
Statutory AuthorityRCW 43.46.015
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
CompensationPer diem
Term Length (years)3
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: The governor shall appoint citizens representing the various disciplines within the visual, performing and literary arts, and other citizens active in the arts community. The governor shall consider nominations for membership from individuals actively involved in cultural, state or community organizations. The governor shall also consider geographical distribution of the membership in the appointment of new members.