Arts & Culture Roundtable

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Arts & Culture Roundtable is a volunteer group of leaders representing local arts organizations, working artists and arts educators. We are tasked by the City of Thousand Oaks to discuss issues, challenges, and collaborative opportunities in the community. We act as an advisory body to the City Council by providing feedback on artistic and cultural activity within the community.


Anthony Angelini (Chair), Lyndon Apostol, Wendy Courtland, Janine Delwarte, Lynn Farrand, Timothy Hengst, Susan Kelly, Megan McDonough, Michael Pearce, Phyllis Rautenberg, Ed Smart (Vice Chair), Natalia Staneva, Anna Wadman

Arts & Culture Roundtable envisions a culturally vibrant City of Thousand Oaks, where the transformative power of art is critical to strengthening our diverse communities. We believe in building the infrastructure that offers meaningful ways to engage with our neighbors. We imagine a vibrant Thousand Oaks where creativity will boost our prosperity. We hope to advance the artists’ ideas to improve the quality of life for everyone. We advocate for the cultural sector to make sure that artists’ contributions are vital and valued.