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.
Walters Artisan Pop-up Shop
On Tuesday, December 4, from 5 – 8 pm., the Walters Cultural Arts Center will host more than 25 local artists at the Walters Artisan Pop-up Shop. For one night only, you’ll find everything from crocheted creatures to finely-crafted jewelry to hand-thrown pottery to comic books for your shelves. There’s something for everyone, all while supporting local artists! The Pop-up Shop is open to the public and free to attend, and all proceeds from sales go directly to the artists.
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!
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.