The Cultural Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations to help Council implement the Canmore Cultural Master Plan based on approved budgets; fosters partnerships, innovation, and commitment for developing a creative economy, creative places, creative people, and creative identity; and provides advice and recommendations to help administration acquire and manage the public art collection.
- pdf Cultural Advisory Committee Establishment Bylaw 2021-17 (1.60 MB)
- pdf 2020 Cultural Master Plan (10.81 MB)
- pdf Canmore Public Art Policy (80 KB)
Cultural Advisory committee meeting schedule will be determined in October of 2021. Meeting dates, times and locations will be advertised on this calendar with a minimum of 24 hours notice. Meetings are held in the public.
The committee is comprised of five to seven voting members. One member of Council, one public member who is a member of a Treaty 7 Nation or Region 3 Metis, up to three (3) public members who ideally represent the business, education, and social sectors in Canmore, one professional cultural worker (employed or volunteer in the cultural sector), and one member of the under 35 cultural community. The committee includes the supervisor of arts and events or designate in a non-voting capacity.
The term of membership for public members is two years for the first term and three years for subsequent terms. The number of consecutive years served by a public member shall not exceed eight years. Committee members are appointed by Council in late October every year. Current members are:
Councillor Wade Graham
Public Art Selection Sub-Committee
The committee is authorized to establish temporary public art selection sub-committees as required to evaluate submissions received in response to requests for proposals for commissioned artwork and recommend a successful candidate to administration. Selection sub-committees are comprised of a minimum of five voting members.