Dancer performing ArtFest on the Plaza 2017

ArtFest on the Plaza - September 22
October is Hillsboro Arts Month, and we're kicking it off with a day of music and entertainment at ArtFest on the Plaza, September 22, 9 am – 1:30 pm, at the Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza! Join us for this free, family-friendly event featuring performances by local organizations and individuals, artist demonstrations, hands-on art and craft projects, and enjoy free popcorn and street magic.

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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!

Performance by Stages. Photo by Frank Hunt

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?

Alicia de Jesus Hernandez gathers input cropped

Lend Your Voice to the Shute Park Art Survey
 “What artwork would you like to see in Shute Park?” This is the question that the Public Art Program is asking. Would you like art that recognizes Native Americans? Creative play structures? A unique shelter for parties? Take this survey and share your preferences by September 30.

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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