Fayetteville Arts Council

The Fayetteville Arts Council was created by Resolution 60-07 on April 3, 2007 and amended by Ordinance 5332 on July 6, 2010, Ordinance 6177 on April 16, 2019 and Ordinance 6196 on July 2, 2019.   

The purpose of the Arts Council shall be to promote and to encourage the appreciation and enhancement of the arts and culture resources of Fayetteville.  The continued vitality of the arts in the City of Fayetteville is a vital part of the future of the City as well as of its residents.  The arts are an important part of the cultural and economic life of the entire community of Fayetteville and enrich the participants in the arts as well as those who observe them.  Several organizations which exist in Fayetteville are active in the arts and provide leadership to the community on arts related matters.  The Fayetteville Arts Council assists those organization and individuals. 
If you wish to donate, please review and fill out the Donated Public Art, Monument and Memorial Policy and Application (PDF).

Meeting Videos

To view meeting recordings, visit our past meeting video archives.


Staggered three-year terms.


The members of the Fayetteville Arts Council shall have nine members.  One member shall be a City Council member appointed by the Mayor at the beginning of each calendar year.  

The members of the Fayetteville Arts Council shall be arts professionals or residents of diverse backgrounds with strong links to the Fayetteville arts and cultural community.  At least four members shall be artists working professionally in their field.


Vacancies are filled by appointment from the governing body of the City.

Public Notifications

A weekly meetings list is prepared by the Office of the City Clerk Treasurer; it is distributed to the press and posted online.