The City of West Hollywood is currently responding to the unprecedented Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and is working as quickly as possible to address community needs with links to resources, information, and relief for our residents, businesses, and community members.


Click the graphic below for information related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The page will be updated as new information, resources, and relief from Federal, State and County agencies are made available.

Artboard 13@2x-100

Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Through its Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission, the City of West Hollywood encourages broad participation in the arts by residents and visitors.

The Arts & Cultural Affairs Commission (formerly the Fine Arts Commission) was created on January 5, 1987 and is comprised of five (5) members, appointed by individual Council-members, and two (2) appointments by the Council as a whole (at-large). Each member of the Commission shall serve a two-year term commencing June 1st following a general municipal election. Members shall have a significant interest in the City such as residency, business or residential ownership, economic involvement or some other valid link to be determined by the City Council. Members shall not be officers or employees of the City.

The mission of the Commission is to promote and nurture the arts and cultural life of the City of West Hollywood. It achieves its mission by:

  • providing accessible arts and cultural programming for all residents;
  • supporting quality arts and cultural organizations in the City;
  • promoting arts and cultural activities;
  • advising City Council on policies affecting the arts and cultural life of the City, its residents and the organizations that provide such services to the City.

The Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission meets the fourth Thursday of every month in the 1st Floor Conference Room at City Hall located at 8300 Santa Monica Blvd. For more information, contact the Commission's Staff Liaison Andrew Campbell at 323-848-6883.  Click here to view the Municipal Code Section governing the duties of the Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission.

ACAC accomplishes its work through three primary subcommittees: Art on the Outside; Performing Arts and Cultural Affairs; and Urban Arts.

The current Arts & Cultural Affairs Commissioners are: 

Chair:  Dawn Moreno-Freedman
Vice Chair:  Todd Williamson

J. Dallas Dishman
Dan Faltz
Martin Gantman
Catherine Lee
Madeleine Rackley


Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Download Acrobat Reader Flash Player Download Flash Player Windows Media Player Download Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Download Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Download Word Viewer Excel Viewer Download Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer Download PowerPoint Viewer