Board of Commissioners meeting at the Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland
Sharing a light moment during a board meeting at Kirkland Art Center. Photo by ArtsWA.

Board Meetings & Minutes

Our Board of Commissioners meet four times a year. Meetings take place at locations across the state. Occasionally we hold meetings by teleconference or online webinars. Our summer meetings are usually held for two days. Board meetings are open to the public.

For information about upcoming meetings call the ArtsWA main desk, at 360-753-3860 or email us.

2020 Board Meeting Schedule

February 4, 2020
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Second Floor Conference Room, The Evergreen Plaza Building
711 Capitol Way S., Olympia WA 98504 (360) 753-3860
View Meeting Agenda Here


7:00 – 8:00 om
ArtsWA Board Public “Sip and Chat”
Waterstreet Café, 610 Water St SW, Olympia, WA 98501
Arts constituents are invited to meet ArtsWA Board members. No host food & bar.


May 5, 2020
9:30 am to 4 pm
Squaxin Island Museum, Library & Research Center
150 Kwuh-Deegs-Altxw, Kamilche, WA 98584

June 2, 2020
9:30 am
Special Meeting by Phone – Approve grant panel recommendations
Phone Connection TBD

August 5 & 6, 2020
Spokane, WA
Location:  TBD

November 10, 2020
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
303 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 684-7171

Board Minutes

ArtsWA staff transcribe and proof the minutes for all Board meetings. The reviewed drafts are submitted to the Board at the next meeting for ratification. After Board approval, the minutes are posted to the ArtsWA website.

Archive of Board Minutes