Winter/Spring issue of HillsboroARTS Magazine is Here!
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 Arts & Culture Grants Applications Now Online
The HACC's 2019-2020 Grant Applications are now open. Project grants and core support grants are offered again this year, along with brand-new venue grants. Grant eligibility varies by grant program, but all share the goals of: supporting arts and cultural organizations serving Hillsboro and providing access to programs, and fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable community. Deadlines for submitting applications varies by grant program so check the guidelines carefully.
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.
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.