Hillboro'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.
More Than Just Pretty: A Panel Discussion on Art & Advocacy
Some art is meant to be admired for its beauty and craftsmanship. Other art is designed to give you pause and allow you to experience something larger than yourself. Join us on October 18 from 5 - 8 pm for this panel discussion in Hillsboro will explore the intersection of art and advocacy, when there’s more to the work than meets the naked eye.
Walters' 2019-20 Gallery Exhibition Call
The Walters Cultural Arts Center is looking for new artwork to display in the upcoming 2019-2020 gallery season. Applications will be accepted from October 1—December 1 and selected artists will be notified by February 1, 2019. The artist call only happens once per year, so don’t miss it!
Fall issue of HillsboroARTS Magazine is Here!
The latest issue of HillsboroARTS Magazine is here, featuring arts and culture happening throughout Hillsboro. Articles include: a feature on pianist Thomas Lauderdale (performing in November at the Walters); the full details about Hillsboro Arts Month in October; a feature about the Washington County Quilt Trail; and much more!
October is Hillsboro Arts Month Hillsboro Arts Month is an initiative of the Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council inviting you to discover the community’s cultural offerings. October 2018 features over 60 events, exhibits, and classes in the including music, dance, and theater performances; visual art exhibits and artists’ studio tours; literary readings, lectures, and workshops; and film screenings. With over 60 events, what will you do?
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.