Public Art Program

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The City of Vista offers a robust Public Art program encompassing many programs ranging from Kites Over Vista, the Vista in Bloom Utility Box mural program, downtown murals and the Civic Gallery exhibits.

Current Artist Calls 

  • Artist Call for "New Work 2017, A Photographic Juried Show."
    Deadline to enter: October 29, 2017
  • Artist Call for "Kites Over Vista," 2018 Summer Exhibition.
    Deadline to enter: January 22, 2018

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Artists Email Notifications

Artists, receive notification on future Artist Calls by email, use the link below:

Civic Gallery

The Civic Gallery is located on the second floor of the Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive. The gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and every other Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Upcoming Exhibitions:

"Vista Views"

A Photographic Exhibition by Students
October 24 - November 2, 2017
Free public reception for the artists on Tuesday, October 24
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm 




Reception for the artists Tuesday, December 5, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The reception is open to the public.

Jurors: Don Bartletti, retired Los Angeles Times photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner and Kelly Moncure, Vice-Chairman of the Vista Public Arts Commission and photography educator at Rancho Buena Vista High School.

See above for the Call to Artists for this exhibition.