Susannah Mars and Merideth Kaye Clark

"Happy Days Are Here Again!" Supper Club

The classic American Supper Club experience comes to Downtown Hillsboro on Saturday, November 9, 2019.  Portland musical theatre legends, Susannah Mars and Merideth Kaye Clark, featuring piano accompaniment by David Saffert, star in “Happy Days Are Here Again” – a cabaret show celebrating the life and music of Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand. All proceeds benefit the Hillsboro Arts & Culture Endowment, supporting local creativity.

Celebrate Hillsboro

Celebrate Hillsboro on Saturday, July 20         

The 15th Annual Celebrate Hillsboro, presented by Tuality Healthcare, is Saturday, July 20, 2019. Be entertained with live music, arts and crafts, free health screenings, eco-friendly activities, the Hillsboro Farmers’ Market, and much more! Main festival runs from 9 am - 4 pm and new evening events will take place this year, starting with a 15th Birthday Bash at 4 pm, followed by music bby Dancehall Days and Kalimba: the Spirit of Earth, Wind, & Fire.  

Cover of the Summer 2019 HillsboroARTS Magazine

Check out the Summer Issue of HillsboroARTS Magazine     

The latest issue of the HillsboroARTS Magazine hits the stands! Check out all of the summer arts happenings and feature articles, including: Public Art in the Parks, HART Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season, the Showtime Concert Series and more!

Community members at a City Council meeting hold up large photos reflecting the Cultural Arts initiative

Hillsboro's Cultural Arts Action Plan

Developed in 2017 and 2018 with a broad range of diverse community voices and ideas, the Cultural Arts Action Plan builds on the Hillsboro 2035 Community Plan and other strategic City plans to make Hillsboro more creative and welcoming.The Plan's 21-member Steering Committee worked with community members and partners to evaluate Hillsboro’s current creative assets and  identify opportunities to embed creative expression and cultural experiences in the daily life of every neighborhood in Hillsboro. Read the accessible plain-text version of the Cultural Arts Action Plan.

Barometer by Devin Laurence Field

What does Art mean to Hillsboro?

The City of Hillsboro has an active history of supporting the arts as a way to enhance livability. As you check out the programs of the Walters Cultural Arts Center, the Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council and the Hillsboro Public Art Program, you will see the all the ways the City supports the arts and culture through creative programs, events, classes, concerts, gallery exhibitions, community grants and public art works.


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Hillsboro, OR 97123

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Cultural Arts is a division of the Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department.