Ballet Fiesta

ArtFest 2019 Kicks Off Arts Month on October 1

Join us for an evening of music and entertainment at the Walters Cultural Arts Center to celebrate the beginning of Hillsboro Arts Month. Taking place during First Tuesday Art Walk, ArtFest is a free, family-friendly event with live performances, artist demos, art activities, and more!

Fall 2019 HillsboroARTS Magazine Cover

Fall Issue of HillsboroARTS Magazine Hits the Stands

Check out the latest issue of HillsboroARTS Magazine for the latest arts and culture happenings in your community. Plan your Hillsboro Arts Month calendar - Learn about upcoming live performances - Read an interview with the filmmaker and one of the climbers featured in the "Who's on Top" documentary - and much more!

Autumn Hints by Harley Talkington

Upcoming Opportunities for Local Artists

The City of Hillsboro currently has several opportunities for local artists available. The Walters Cultural Arts Center is seeking artists and artisans to feature in their December Artisan Pop-up Shop and in its 2020-21 Gallery Season. The City of Hillsboro is also seeking submissions of two-dimensional works of art to become part of Hillsboro’s Public Art Collection.Application deadline vary.

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.


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