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Cultural Arts Advisory Group 

City Hall 
1707 St. Johns Ave.
Highland Park, IL 60035

2019 Meeting Dates
Thursday, February 7
Thursday, April 4*
Thursday, May 16
Thursday, August 8
Thursday, November 7

*Special Meeting

Agendas and Minutes

Chair Catherine Ricciardelli
Vice Chair Judith Kaufman
Jeffrey Arena
Joanne Bernstein
Steven F. Greene
Laura Kramer
James M. Lynch
Abby Neumann
Marjorie Rissman
John Blane

Student Representative Caroline Millen 
Student Representative Catherine Chen  

Council Liaison Kim Stone
Staff Liaison Hayley Garard
1/1/19 – 12/31/20
1/1/19 – 12/31/20
1/1/19 – 12/31/19
1/1/19 – 12/31/20
1/1/19 – 12/31/20 
1/1/19 – 12/31/19
1/1/19 – 12/31/19
1/1/19 – 12/31/19
1/1/19 – 12/31/19
5/1/19 – 12/31/20

1/1/19 – 12/31/20
1/1/19 – 12/31/20

Arts Resources

The Cultural Arts Advisory Group has the following duties and responsibilities:

  •  Reviews and provides advisory recommendations regarding proposals for public art installation on the City’s public rights-of-way, including, but not limited to, the selection of art pieces and designs, proposed locations, procurement costs, maintenance and upkeep impacts and costs;
  • Provides advisory recommendations regarding maintenance frequency and methods for City-owned art in cooperation with the Department of Public Works and City Manager’s Office;
  • Provides advisory recommendations regarding the development of arts and cultural programs and related communications directed at various age, ethnic, and religious groups that enhance City residents’ quality of life; and
  • Reviews and recommend programming as set forth in the City’s Cultural Arts Master Plan.
For more information, please contact Hayley Garard, staff liaison to the Cultural Arts Advisory Group, at 847.926.1043 or by

Information about the former Cultural Arts Commission can be found here