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About the PAAC: The PAAC is a nine-member advisory body to the City Council on programs and projects related to public art in Oakland. They meet on the first Monday of every month from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at City Hall.

Requirements: Committee members serve three-year terms, fulfilling the Committee’s requirements outlined on the PAAC website:

How to apply: You can apply at this link: For questions, please contact the Committee staff member below.

Staff to the Commission
Kristen Zaremba
Public Art Coordinator, Cultural Affairs Division
Economic & Workforce Development Department
1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 9th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 238-2155

The committee advises the City Administrator, Mayor, and City Council on all matters pertaining to public art in Oakland. The Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) is a subcommittee of the Cultural Affairs Commission. The Advisory Committee works with City staff to develop Oakland's public art program and keep it running smoothly. Members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council. For agendas and minutes prior to 2018, please visit the PAAC archive page.

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1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Hearing Room 4
Oakland, CA 94612

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Meets the first Monday of each month from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm