Library, Culture & Arts Commission

The Library, Culture & Arts Commission (LCAC) is a 7-member, volunteer body appointed by the City Council. The group provides advice, recommendations, and plans, as well as executes programs for a range of community initiatives. Examples of responsibilities and commitments include, but are not limited to

  • Advising on the adequacy of library facilities
  • Serving as a liaison between the city and the Santa Clara County Library
  • Consulting with private community groups supportive of library and arts programs
  • Arranging city-sponsored artistic and performance opportunities
  • Stimulating community involvement in the arts
  • Reviewing and recommending works of art to be acquired by the city or installed on public property.

The commission wants to hear from you about how local authorities can best support local arts. 

Visit the Commission's Facebook page for the latest activities.



  • Cindy Blanton - Term expires April 2026
  • Emily Borchers - Term expires April 2026
  • Poonam Chabra - Term expires April 2024
  • Suman Ganapathy - Term expires April 2024
  • Katie Khera - Term expires April 2024
  • Patrice Lyn - Term expires April 2026
  • Amanda Santiago- Term expires April 2024

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Work Plan

Public Art


Visit the Commission's Facebook page for updates on its current projects.

  • The Morgan Hill Open Studios (MHOS) 

    The Morgan Hill Open Studios aims to connect art lovers with local artists from across southern Santa Clara County. The MHOS is a collaboration with LCAC and operates under the fiscal sponsorship of the Morgan Hill Community Foundation. 

    The event takes place annually in November and is a free to the public who can meet local artists, participate in live art demonstrations, as well as view and purchase artist’s works. 
    Contact: | Facebook | Instagram

  • Utility Box Art Program
    Updated information coming soon.

  • Art a la Carte
    The event typically occurs in April, check back in for information on the 2023 event. Event information will be available on LCAC's Facebook page. 

  • Poppy Jasper Art for City of Morgan Hill 
    Local artist Louis Latronica has made a beautiful sculpture. An unveiling event is scheduled for December 6, 2022, at 5 p.m. at the Morgan Hill City Council Chamber Building.

  • Let’s Look at Art Program
    Support the "Let’s Look at Art Program" by the San Jose Museum of Art. Volunteers needed.

  • Virtual Art Exhibit
    Updated information coming soon.

Policies & Procedures

Commissioners’ Reference Material