Arts & Culture Commission

About the Commission

The Arts and Culture Commission is a 7 member body which is responsible for advising the Recreation Department and the City Council on all matters pertaining to cultural and artistic activities to encourage, promote and stimulate the growth of broad based arts in the community. Arts and Culture Commissioners serve a 4 year term.

3 Seats Open - Apply Now!

1-year, 2-year and 3-year terms available 

The City Council will interview applicants Monday, May 21st at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers at City Hall, 7351 Rosanna Street

Applications may be submitted to:, or by mail to: Gilroy City Clerk’s Office, 7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020

Applications must be received by Tuesday, May 15th at 5:00 p.m.

Call the Gilroy City Clerk’s Office (408) 846-0204 with questions.


  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of each month
  • City Council Chambers
    7351 Rosanna St.
    Gilroy, CA 95020

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas for all meetings are available no less than 72 hours prior to the meeting.  Minutes are available within ten business days following the meeting. 
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes | View Agendas and Minutes From 2011 and Older


  • Vacant
     Term Expires: 12/31/20
  • Amanda Rudeen, Chair
     Term Expires: 12/31/21
  • Vacant
    Term Expires: 12/31/18

Arts and Culture Commission Monthly Award WinnerACC Monthly Arts Award Winner

The Arts & Culture Commission is seeking nominations for individuals from the Gilroy community that strive to make Gilroy a better place in regards to cultural and artistic activities which encourage, promote and stimulate the growth of broad based arts in the community.

Nominations are due by the first Tuesday of each month and will be reviewed by the Arts & Culture Commission at their monthly meeting. The award honoree will be announced at the meeting and receive the award at the next regular Arts & Culture Commission Meeting.

To nominate a monthly award recipient, click here.

To view past recipients, click here.