Port Townsend Arts Commission


The Arts Commission promotes and encourages public programs to further the development and public awareness of and interest in the arts, and to act in an advisory capacity to the city government in connection with the artistic and cultural development of Port Townsend.

Arts Commission Awards and Sponsored Programs

2014 Recipients
2014 Recipients Marcia Perlstein
and Anna Quinn
2012-2013 Recipients
2012 Recipient Janette Force
and Mayor David King

More Pictures of award sponsors and recipients


The Arts Commission meets the first Wednesday of each month from 3:00 to 5:00 PM in the 1st Floor Conference Room, City Hall, 250 Madison Street. Members: Stanley Rubin (Chair), Kris Morris, Owen Rowe, Dominica Lord-Wood, Lisa Wentworth, Abbie Greene, Dan Groussman.

Contact address: PTAC, 250 Madison Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368, or Email.


The Port Townsend Arts Commission is dedicated to supporting the arts which have a recognized quality and a significant connection to the City. It is our mission as an appointed city commission to facilitate public arts programs that enhance the cultural life of its citizens.

Please download the funding forms by clicking on the link below. These forms can filled out on your computer or printed out and filled in by hand. To expedite the process, please attach your forms to an email (email address is listed on the form).

Public Art

The City of Port Townsend Art in Public Places Policy and Procedure document is to provide for the City of Port Townsend's One Percent for Arts Program and other public art funding sources, and accession and deaccession of gifts as pertains to placement of visual art on publicly owned property.

Leafwing by Russell Jaqua