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Arts and Culture in Public Places Board

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Let's Do Lunch

The Amherst Arts and Culture in Public Places Board presents "Let's Do Lunch". Explore the arts, history and culture of the area while enjoying a fine lunch with friends. Please click the document link below for information on the events scheduled for April 20, May 18, and June 15 2023.

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Posted on Mar 17, 2023 by the Arts and Culture in Public Places Board.

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2023 Painted Traffic Boxes Contest

The Town of Amherst Arts & Culture in Public Places (ACPP) Board is excited to announce the 2023 Painted Traffic Boxes Contest. This is our 4th year for painting of the Town of Amherst’s traffic boxes. All artists interested in making their mark on the Town of Amherst are asked to apply! Please click the links below for more information.

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Posted on Feb 10, 2023 by the Arts and Culture in Public Places Board.

Mission Statement

To promote public art and culture within the town and to collaborate and cooperate with various and appropriate individuals, groups, associations, organizations and institutions concerned with art and culture to promote, ensure and enhance the function, object and mission of the visual and performing arts in the Town of Amherst.

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Francina J. Spoth, Town Clerk


Deborah Doucette (CC)  term expires  12/31/2023

Sharon Seamans (CC)  term expires  12/31/2025

Maureen Cilano (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Jennifer Colwell (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Mary Jo Kahley-Wolf (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Barbara Pickelhaupt (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Michael E. Russo (M)  term expires  12/31/2025

Penny Wolfgang (M)  term expires  12/31/2025

Burton Merriam (O)  term expires  12/31/2023

Sharon Rich (O)  term expires  12/31/2023


(C) Chairperson
(CC) Co-Chairperson
(M) Member
(O) Resource Person
(S) Secretary
(V) Vice Chairperson

Meeting Location

Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221

To verify, please call (716) 631-7013.

Meeting Dates

Tue., February  7, 2023,  07:30 PM

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221