There are a variety of tools to help you explore the region’s ever-expanding public art portfolio! Public art is part of what makes our communities vibrant and it brings us together through beautifully-told shared stories of the places we live and visit. Grab your phone or laptop and take a guided walk or bike ride with these digital maps:
- Hillsboro Public Art Archive: “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. Public art projects, both permanent and temporary, help create memorable public places and transformative experiences. Through art we strive to build a more inclusive and vibrant city that celebrates the city’s diversity, creative spirit, history, and future.”
- Downtown Tigard Public Art Walking Guide:Take a walking tour of downtown Tigard’s growing public art collection. From interactive sculptures to murals, there’s something for art fans of all ages.
- Downtown Beaverton Public Art Tour Map: The Public Art Project in Beaverton creates meaningful public places and enhanced civic identity through significant works of art that embrace Beaverton’s diverse traditions and history.
- Regional Arts and Culture Council Public Art Map: You can’t live in or visit Portland without encountering public art. Using this map as your guide, begin your walking tour from any point and discover a surprising mix of artistic styles, materials and settings.
- Public Art PDX: Public Art PDX is a free app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch that showcases the rich and diverse collection of Public Art on display in and around Portland, Oregon, USA.
- Portland Street Art Alliance Art Maps: Exploring Portland’s booming street art scene just got easier with the publication of new walking, biking and all-city maps by the Portland Street Art Alliance. Working in partnership with Travel Portland, PSAA commissioned local artists and researchers to develop three street art maps of Portland: a walking map of the Alberta Arts District, a biking map of the Central Eastside Industrial District, and an all-city highlights map.
Are you interested in commissioning public artworks for your building in Washington County? Are you an artist interested in painting a mural? Consider contacting: