Dreamers of Oregon

First Tuesday Art Walk at the Walters
Join us on August 7 from 5 - 8 pm for First Tuesday Art Walk! A new group exhibit, Contemplative Landscapes opens featuring the work of Evelyn Fritz, Victoria Shephard, Katherine McDowell, and Peter Peterson. The night also includes a special one-night-only exhibition of Dreamers of Oregon: Out of the Shadows, as well as Portland Opera’s mobile venue, Opera a la Cart, music by guitarist Joseph Aloia, an Artisan Pop-up Shop, art activities for the whole family,  a printmaking demo with Katherine McDowell; and a Q&A with exhibiting artists. 

Group canoeing on the river

Rood Bridge Celebration of Arts & Nature
Join us on Saturday, August 25 from 11 am - 3 pm for a celebration of art and nature at Rood Bridge Park! Celebrate the new accessible watercraft launch and enjoy canoe rides, plein air artists at work, singers, nature walks, art activities, nature activities and food trucks!

Dawning McGinnis. Photo by Rick Paulson

Artist-in-Our Community Pop-up Painting Booths
This summer, our Artist-in-Our-Community Dawning McGinnis will create opportunities for community members to engage their own creativity and to experience art in non-traditional settings. She plans to offer pop-up painting booths at a wide range of community events and organizations throughout the City from July – September. To find a location near you, check out our event calendar.

Summer 2018 HillsboroARTS Magazine

HillsboroARTS Magazine
Check out the latest issue of HillsboroARTS Magazine, featuring creative summertime family outings, new public art at Rood Bridge Park, feature article on our Artist-in-our-Community, and much more!

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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