Public Art Program

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Public art is a part of our mental map of Hillsboro and is an important element of creating a community that future generations are proud to call home. It is a powerful tool for meeting the goals of Hillsboro’s community plans. Memorable public places strengthen our community. Such places attract us to downtown, enliven our neighborhoods, enhance our experiences in parks, inform us about the history and peoples of our place, and celebrate our ethnic and cultural diversity.

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Autumn Hints by Harley Talkington

Opportunities for Local Artists

The City of Hillsboro currently has several opportunities for local artists available. The Walters Cultural Arts Center is seeking artists to feature in its 2020-21 Gallery Season. The City of Hillsboro is also seeking submissions of two-dimensional works of art to become part of Hillsboro’s Public Art Collection.Application deadline vary. The City is also seeking submissions of vibrant artwork to be installed on the doors of the Civic Center elevators

Elemental Sequence

Installation of "Elemental Sequence" Dedication      

AmberGlen Park, the former corporate campus greenspace on Hillsboro’s northeastern edge, just got a bit more exciting. Along with rolling hills, ponds, fountains and walking paths, the City of Hillsboro park is now home to Elemental Sequence, the latest public art installation by acclaimed artist Dann Nardi.

Barometer by Devin Laurence Field

Public Art Gallery

Check out our Public Art Gallery to learn about the artwork in Hillsboro's Public Art Collection.




527 East Main Street
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Phone: 503-615-3489 
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Cultural Arts is a division of the Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department.

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