Redmond Arts & Culture Commission (RACC)

NOTICE: The second Thursday regular meetings of the Redmond Arts & Culture Commission will be hybrid.  The City Hall room number and dial-in information can be found on each meeting's agenda. Agendas are uploaded to the website no less than 48 hours in advance of the meeting. If you wish to submit public comment, please email

Regular Meeting

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 2nd Thursday of every month
  • Redmond City Hall Council
    15670 NE 85th Street
    Conference Room (first floor)
    Redmond, WA 98073

Meetings are open to the public. If you would like to submit an item for discussion, please email the Cultural Arts Administrator a minimum of two weeks prior to the meeting.

Agendas & Minutes

Past or current agendas and minutes available. Please email the Cultural Arts Administrator a minimum of two weeks prior to the meeting.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

A Community Inspired and Connected by Arts & Culture

The Redmond Arts & Culture Commission is a nine-member, Mayor-appointed, Council-confirmed advisory commission. The Commission advises the City on arts policies and programming and sponsors programs in tandem with the Redmond Parks and Recreation Department and community organizations.

For more information on current City of Redmond arts programming, visit the Arts & Culture page.


  • Kay Bae
  • Dr. Neelam Chahlia
  • Carlos Jimenez
  • Kathy O'Keefe
  • Latha Sambamurthi
  • Cari Scotkin (Chair)
  • Menka Soni 
  • Anna Zanella (Vice Chair)
  • Arya Nair (Youth Advocate)
  • Sathvik (Andy) Kurapati (Youth Advocate)

Join the Redmond Arts & Culture Commission

There are currently no vacancies for the Arts & Culture Commission. 

In the future, to apply for a vacancy, visit the Boards & Commission webpage. The positions will remain open until filled. For questions regarding the Arts and Culture Commission volunteer positions, please contact

Become a Youth Advocate

Youth Advocates give input to the Redmond Arts & Culture Commission on matters such as programming and art in the community. They lend an important perspective, learn about public service, network and serve within the arts community, and explore career opportunities.

  • Are you 14 to 19 years old and live, work or study in Redmond?
  • Do you want to network with others in the arts community?
  • Would you like to share your views about culture in your community?
  • Do you want to get involved with the visual, performing, or literary arts?
  • Do you have three to four hours per month to serve your community?

There is currently no vacancies for the Youth Advocate position. If you are interested in applying, please complete the Youth Advocate Application. Email Chris Weber, Cultural Arts Administrator, if you have any questions.