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Cultural Advisory Committees


Open Positions
Committee  Number of Positions 
Public Art Committee 
Grant Review Team 2
Events Advisory Committee                                   

1, plus 1 youth




Public Art Committee (PAC)

PAC assists Cultural Development & Events in the administration of the City’s Public Art Program. It is mandated to provide expert community input on City of Thunder Bay public art policies, projects and procedures.

The PAC meets the second Monday of every month at 3 pm.

Visit the Public Art Committee webpage

Grant Review Team (GRT)

The Grant Review Team (GRT) assists Cultural Development & Events in the administration of the cultural funding portion of the Community, Youth and Cultural Funding Program. Cultural Funding is allocated in keeping with the City of Thunder Bay's Cultural Policy and the Inspire Thunder Bay Culture Plan. The GRT adjudicates the applications submitted for cultural funding in the operating and project categories and recommends grant allocations to the annual budget process through Cultural Development & Events.

The GRT also evaluates the application and evaluation forms and process on an annual basis to determine if revisions are required. 

If you are interested in becoming a member of the GRT please complete the following application package and submit as requested.




The Events Advisory Committee provides advice, input and assistance to the Events Supervisor of Cultural Development & Events Dept. for the development of the City Events including Live on the Waterfront which runs from July to August, Canada Day on the Waterfront, Teddy Bear's Picnic, Kite Festival, Exploring Our Routes, Food Frenzy, Snow Day and Movie Nights on the Waterfront.

Events Advisory Committee Terms of Reference Adobe PDF, 2 pages, 354KB

Committee Application Form Adobe PDF, 3 pages, 162KB

The Events Advisory Committee meets as required.

Visit the Events home page