Arts & Culture

The mission of the La Mesa Arts and Culture Commission is to promote the arts, along with the historical, aesthetic, and cultural aspects of the community by using the arts as a mechanism to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The commission serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council on policies relating to public art to:

  • Promote, encourage and increase support for the arts;
  • Make recommendations on new ways to integrate arts and culture into community life;
  • Plan, participate in. and/or help sponsor events showcasing art throughout the City;
  • Consult and work with community organizations to coordinate activities of the Commission;

Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at the La Mesa Community Center at 4:00 PM.   For current agendas visit the City Council Board & Commission Meetings page.

The staff liaison to the Commission is the Director of Community Services.