Public Art Commission

Public Art CommissionThe Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Art Commission is a ten-member board appointed by the Winston-Salem City Council and the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners. The Commission is a working organization that employs the skills, talents, and networks of its members to create public art throughout Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Members have professional arts backgrounds, grant writing experience, and are community leaders.

Mission Statement

To cultivate innovative, dynamic, and engaging public art that will illuminate the perspectives, relationships, and narratives of our community.

Artist Opportunities

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Public Art Plan

Read Public Art 2020-2030, the Public Art Commission's plan for this decade. The plan, which has been adopted by Winston-Salem City Council and Forsyth County Board of Commissioners, sets out a vision and goals to achieve, identifies where public art should be located, and recommends project ideas.


The Commission meets the first Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Conference Room of the Stuart Municipal Building, 100 E. First Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.

Agendas and Minutes

Current PAC meeting agenda (PDF)

Next PAC Artistic Bus Shelter Committee Meeting

Next PAC Open Call Committee Meeting

Next PAC '5' Royales Mural Committee Meeting

Next PAC Courthouse Fence Committee Meeting

PAC meeting agendas and minutes 2016-present


Annotated Public Art Resource List for Artists (PDF)

Public Art Commission Handbook (PDF)

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