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Art Commission
Art Commission

The Art Commission works to improve the aesthetic quality of the City's public spaces. The Commission is comprised of nine members appointed by the Mayor and representing various disciplines in the arts.

The Art Commission is mandated to review the urban design and architectural and landscape features of structures which are erected on or above land owned by the City; which are within the public realm under its control, including parks and bridges; and in which City funds are invested. The Art Commission administers the review process, which includes preliminary and final approvals.

The Art Commission is also mandated to review all works of art owned by the City of Pittsburgh and those proposed to be acquired by the City.

For more information about the Art Commission, call Morton Brown, Public Art Manager, at (412) 255-8996.

  • Rob Indovina, Acting Chair
  • Dennis Astorino
  • Paradise Gray
  • Kathryn Heidemann
  • Kilolo Luckett
  • Andrew Moss
  • Susanne Slavick
  • Mike Gable, Ex-Officio

For more information about the art commission, please see the Art Commission FAQ  page.


The Art Commission is now paperless! Applications must be submitted electronically. Download the submission guidelines below for detailed instructions on how to apply. Then, download the application to get started.

Remember, all applications are due two weeks before the hearing date that you would like to attend.

Art Commission Schedule - 2015
Meeting DateAgendaMinutes
January 28, 2015
February 25, 2015
March 25, 2015
April 22, 2015
May 27, 2015
June 24, 2015
July 22, 2015n/a
August 26, 2015n/a
September 23, 2015n/an/a
October 28, 2015n/an/a
November 25, 2015n/an/a
December 23, 2015n/an/a

City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning
200 Ross Street, Fourth Floor | Pittsburgh, PA 15219 | 412-255-2200 | E-mail

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