I Married Young by Sue Parman

First Tuesday Art Walk at the Walters

Make the Walters for first stop of the evening during First Tuesday Art Walk on Tuesday, April 2. Join us for the opening reception of “Secret Rainbow,” an exhibition featuring Lynne Taylor, Sue Parman, and Carmen Sonnes, and enjoy live music, family activities and more!

 Creative Impact Workshop Series

Creative Impact Workshop: Welcoming Diverse Audiences

Join us on Tuesday, April 2 from 5 -7 pm at the Brookwood Library for Welcoming Diverse Audiences: From Invitation to Engagement. In this session you’ll hear first-hand accounts of what has made people of color and marginalized groups feel truly welcome—or unwelcome—at arts events. Registration required.

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Check out the Winter/Spring issue of HillsboroARTS Magazine

Check out the latest issue of the HillsboroARTS Magazine, featuring arts and cultural happening throughout our community. Articles include a feature of Hillsboro's new Cultural Arts Action Plan, the 15th Annual Latino Cultural Festival, a new community mural at the Inukai Family Boys & Girls Club, and much 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.


527 East Main Street
Hillsboro, OR 97123

Phone: 503-615-3485
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Cultural Arts is a division of the Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department.

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