Cultural Commission

The Cultural Commission was created to promote cultural arts in Wheat Ridge and foster cultural enrichment and education opportunities for the community.

The Wheat Ridge Cultural Commission also:
  • Makes recommendations to the Mayor, City Manager and City Council on matters relating to cultural arts;
  • Develops cultural arts programs and promotes artistic endeavors;
  • Fosters positive relationships with community members and entities interested in supporting cultural arts;
  • Provides a communication forum and is a resource for artists;
  • Seeks community input on the implementation and management of public art and;
  • Assists the City with grant proposal and fundraising activities as directed by the City Manager.

Wheat Ridge Reads 2019
Poet in Residence for 2019

rec statue original

Most Recently

Poet in Residence, Anderson Park Dedication Poem.

See the "Greetings From Wheat Ridge" slideshow here.

The “Many Colors of Wheat Ridge” signature quilt was created by Cultural Commissioner Milly Nadler in celebration of the City’s 50th Anniversary. Signatures include those of community members and City leaders.

Milly Nadler, signature quilt

Mission Statement
 To promote culture and the arts, to oversee public art, and to provide art enrichment opportunities to benefit the residents of the City.
 Wheat Ridge Cultural Vision 2018

 Approved Resolution 2018 


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Second Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m.

Wheat Ridge Recreation Center
 Conference Room
 4005 Kipling St.

Meetings are open to the public

 Agendas and Minutes


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