Cultural Arts Commission

The City Council demonstrated a commitment to the arts by creating the Cultural Arts Commission (M.M.C. Chapter 2.26), and appointing five members of the community and one ex-officio member as Commissioners. The Commission makes recommendations to the Council with respect to matters concerning the cultural arts policy, facility rental fee policies for local cultural arts organizations, cultural arts-related General Fund Grant applications, use of City parks for cultural arts-related events, purchase of art by the City, cultural arts programs sponsored by the City, outreach to Malibu artists and cultural arts organizations, use of cultural spaces at Malibu City Hall, and such other matters as directed by the City Council.


In December 2014, the Malibu Arts & Culture website was launched at Malibu Arts and Culture to serve as a resource for performing, visual, and literary artists. The website is operated by City staff under the advisement of the Cultural Arts Commission.

Legacy Park Enhancement Plan 

On Thursday, November 5, 2015, the Cultural Arts Commission reviewed the presentation of the Legacy Park Art Enhancement Plan. A revised presentation was presented to City Council on December 14, 2015 and supported the draft and directed staff to have the Commission review a final plan that includes determining project and phasing costs, identifying potential funding options, change the art installations adjacent to the Country Mart corridor from Phase 3 to Phase 1, and work with the Malibu Country Mart owner to identify pedestrian connections between Legacy Park and the commercial property.


  • 9:00 AM
  • Fourth Tuesday of each month


Individuals may serve on only one commission, board, or committee at any given time, in accordance with Council Policy No. 48 – Opportunity to Serve (adopted February 25, 2013).

No compensation is paid for participation on any of the City's boards, commissions, or committees.

Active City Councilmembers may not be appointed as a member of any City board, commission, or committee. Councilmembers do serve on City Council Subcommittees and Ad Hoc Committees.

Agendas & Minutes

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Name Appointed Date
Appointment Ends
Appointed By
Veronica Brady December 11, 2017 January 2021 Peak
Lotte Cherin January 23, 2017 January 2021 Mullen
Kathy Eldon January 14, 2019 January 2023 Pierson
Julia Holland January 14, 2019 January 2023 Farrer
Peter Jones April 22, 2019 January 2021 Wagner

Ex Officio Member

Name Appointed Date
Appointment Ends
Appointed By
Graeme Clifford January 14, 2019 January 2021 Council at-large

Commission Assignments

At the beginning of each fiscal year, the City Council directs the City’s commissions to focus attention on specific work assignments. Those assignments may be modified or new assignments added throughout the year by the City Council. Commission agendas are prepared based on the current year's assignments, so each commission can discuss the issues and report back to the Council with recommendations, as appropriate.

Current Fiscal Year Assignments

Staff Contact

Brittany Saleaumua, Administrative Assistant, 310-456-2489, ext. 349, email Brittany Saleaumua

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