What is the CAC?
The Department of Cultural Affairs is comprised of 8 staff members and a 18-member Cultural Affairs Commission. The commission, appointed by the Mayor and Alderman, meets every other month to review programming. In addition, the commission meets once a year to recommend purchases of art and cultural services from eligible arts organizations. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every other month at 6 pm at 9 West Henry Street. For the complete list of Commissioners click here.
How can I apply for a vacancy on the Cultural Affairs Commission?
To apply to become a member on the Commission, you must submit an application and supporting documentation to the Clerk of Council office once an opening for vacancy occurs. Persons desiring to fill vacancies on the Commission should be residents of the city of Savannah unless some special qualifications, skill knowledge specific to the vacancy is demonstrated. The City Council shall be responsible for determining appropriateness of these qualifications. City Council will decide if a person is appointed to the Commission and the applicant will be informed of Council's decision in writing.