Public Arts Commission

Staff Liaison

Troy Shonk - Parks & Recreation Director


  • 3:30 PM
  • Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month
  • City Hall Council Chambers
    First Floor
    510 N. Baker St.

Agendas & Minutes

To access agendas, meeting minutes, and audio or video recordings of the various city board meetings, please use the links below:
Current agendas, minutes, and live broadcasts/video (March 15, 2022 to present)
Archived agendas, minutes, and audio (before March 15, 2022)

Membership Criteria

Members of the Public Arts Commission are appointed by the Mount Dora City Council.


The Public Arts Commission endeavors to encourage creativity, education, and appreciation of the arts while promoting opportunities for all to engage in and enjoy the cultural, social, and historical benefits of this exceptional expression of a public society. 

Active Calls to Artists


Completed Calls to Artists

 The following calls to artists have been completed and closed for entry. Learn more about individual projects by clicking the links below: 

Art in Public Places Program:

Public Art Locations


We invite you to make a donation to the Art in Public Places Program. You will be redirected to the United Arts of Central Florida's website. When making your donation, please select "OTHER" organization and type in "Mount Dora Public Art." Thank you for supporting Art in Public Places! 

Registered Artists

The Public Arts Commission is soliciting professional artists on an ongoing basis for the purpose of creating a database of qualified artists that will be utilized in the commissioning of public art by the Public Arts Commission. The database will also be a resource for private developers in selecting capable artists to create public art for private developments to meet the requirements of Public Art in Mount Dora. 
 Artist Registration is open to all artists of visual art conceived in any medium, material, or combination thereof. 
 Submissions are required to include the following: 
  • Application
  • Resume (please submit in PDF format)
  • Example of representative and commissioned artwork (please submit in PDF or JPEG format)

Please email your submission or send it on a CD to: 

 City of Mount Dora 
 Parks and Recreation Department 
 900 N. Donnelly Street
 Mount Dora, FL 32757