The Commission is a nine member board. The purpose of the Arts and Culture Commission shall be to assist Grand Rapids to become a community in which arts and cultural activities: are recognized as vital components of community life, are valued and promoted for their economic benefits, and represent an integral part of Grand Rapids’ educational mission for young people.


Arts and Culture Commission
Kayla Aubid - Commissioner Jessie Siiter - Commissioner
Gail Otteson - Commissioner Ed Zabinski - Commissioner
David Marty - Commissioner Anne-Marie Erickson - Commissioner
Kari Hedlund - Commissioner Thomas Sippola - Commissioner
Myrna Peterson - Commissioner  
Staff Contact
Tom Pagel - City Administrator
Phone:  218-326-7600
City Hall 
420 North Pokegama Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744


For agenda and minutes please contact City Clerk Kim Gibeau at 218-326-7611 or

To view the Arts and Culture Roadmap click here.


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