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Call for Artists: Celebrate Hillsboro Arts & Culture Village

At the heart of Celebrate Hillsboro, a free, family-friendly festival, is the Arts & Culture Village on the Courthouse Lawn.  The Arts & Culture Village celebrates the many cultures and creativity that enliven our community.  The City of Hillsboro welcomes you to join us by applying to host a booth featuring a cultural demo, traditional craft, or interactive activity, such as cooking, musical instruments, dancing, clothing, or visual art.

 Creative Impact Workshop Series

Arts Advice: A Day of Pro-Bono Consulting for Artists and Cultural Nonprofits

On Sunday, June 2, get free access to a variety of services, including accounting, financial and legal advice, translation services, photography and video tips, and more. Spaces are limited for each consultant, so applications are required.

Applications for this workshop are available online at TVCreates.org/Workshops, and are due by April 30.

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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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
Email us

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

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