Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council (HACC)

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The mission of the Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council is to promote and support the growth of arts and culture as assets for a vital, prosperous and livable community. 

Interested in learning more about local arts and culture events?

Join our mailing list! You will receive monthly information via email about gallery openings, local theatre events, and so much more.

Sandy Farmer Stage at Tuesday Night Market

Community Arts Project and Core Support Grant Applications Open

The Community Arts and Culture Grant Program goals are to raise awareness and expand support for existing arts and culture programming that serves Hillsboro residents. Project Grants benefit short-term, or one time projects for both new and existing programs, while Core Support Grants fund operating expenses for cultural non-profits based in Hillsboro. Funded activities must take place between June 1, 2020 and May 30, 2021. Applications are due by 5 pm on February 28, 2020.


2020 Celebrating Hillsboro Tote Bag Design Competition

The City of Hillsboro’s Cultural Art Division is looking for its next artwork to adorn the reusable tote bags distributed at Celebrate Hillsboro. Contestants are encouraged to submit black and white, line drawn artwork that celebrates what is great about Hillsboro. One winning design will be selected to receive $150 and their artwork featured on this year’s tote bags. Submission deadline is March 27, 2020.

WS 2020 HillsboroARTS Mag Cover

Winter/Spring HillsboroARTS Magazine Hits the Stands

The Winter/Spring issue of HillsboroARTS Magazine is here, with the latest arts and culture news and happenings in your community! Learn about the new cultural arts district in Downtown, check out a sneak peek of upcoming public art projects, discover dynamic performances coming to the Walters, and so much more!

Gabriela Guerra. photo by DiegoDiaz

2019-20 Creative Impact Workshop Series

Our 2019-20 Workshop Series has been released, with new professional development opportunities for individual artists and arts organizations. Topics include: photographing your artwork, Quickbooks for nonprofits, board engagement, adapting arts programming for people with disabilities, and building a career as an artist.

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Community Calendar

Want to learn about all of the arts and culture events taking place throughout Hillsboro? Check out the Tualatin Valley Creates community calendar.


















527 East Main Street
Hillsboro, OR 97123


Phone: 503-615-3497
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