Arts Commission


**As always, your public comments are encouraged but due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are limiting personnel at public meetings.  Please submit  your comments in advance to (Subject line: "Arts Commission Public Comment") or call 612-861-9387.**


The purpose of the Richfield Arts Commission is to raise awareness of, promote the value of, advocate for and support the arts in Richfield. The RAC functions in an advisory capacity to the Richfield City Council.


Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month, 7:00 pm, Richfield Community Center (7000 Nicollet Ave), Feb-Nov (no meetings in January, July, or December). All are welcome to attend.

We Are Richfield (Community Art Project)

The Augsburg Park Library in Richfield is hiring a photographer, a writer, and a teaching artist to assist with a city-wide community art project during the summer of 2020, funded by a Legacy grant from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. See flyer for full information.

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Recent meeting minutes (past 12 months).

Commission Members

Current List of Commission Members

Staff Contact

MaryKaye Champa -
Recreation Supervisor,

Sidewalk Poetry

Check this page for maps of the locations of poems chosen for the Richfield Sidewalk Poetry Project. 

Richfield Art Center

The Richfield Art Center, located at 6335 Portland Ave, shares a building with Adventure Gardens Mini Golf Course.  Art classes and Arts Commission events are held here in the spring and summer. Map/directions

Art Displays

The Richfield Arts Commission invites local artists to display their works at the Richfield Community Center (7000 Nicollet Ave) and Richfield Municipal Center (6700 Portland Ave).  Apply to display your art.

Richfield Public Art Walking Tour Brochure

Take a self-guided tour of Richfield's public murals and sculptures with the Richfield Public Art Walking Tour brochure (pdf).  The brochure will guide you on your route and provide information about the artwork (designed by Richfield resident and former Arts Commission Chair Kevin Klos).

Poetry Walk at Richfield Lake
Read the letter explaining the Poetry Walk at Richfield Lake


The Richfield Arts Commission invites donations to support the arts in Richfield and the Richfield Art Center. To make a donation, contact the Richfield Recreation staff at 612-861-9395.