Portsmouth Museum and Fine Arts Commission
The Museum and Fine Arts Commission is the consultant and advisor to the City Council on all museum and fine art activities and programs. The Commission serves as an advisor to the City Council on the management of the City museums.
Individuals appointed to the Museum & Fine Arts Commission are expected to demonstrate their support of the City Council goals and the Museums’ mission statements through attendance at the Museums’ functions which number approximately two per month; through Museum membership, recruitment of new members, and support of fundraising events; and through volunteer service, which includes serving on a standing committee.
The Commission is composed of fifteen members who shall be citizens of the City and are appointed by City Council.
The Commission meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Virginia at 221 High Street. The Commission does not meet in July and December.