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.
Public Art Notice
- Notice of Proposed Placement of Public Art
Posted April 22, 2019
Public comment period open until May 18, 2019
Public Art Programs
- Interactive Public Art Map featuring current Kites Over Vista exhibition, murals, and other public art.
- Public Art Proposal Form - This form is to be used by those seeking to donate artwork to the city for display in a public area. NOTE: There is a 30-day notice for public comment before recommendation from the Public Arts Commission, and a 30-day notice for public comment before final approval from City Council.
Current Artist Calls
- Vista in Bloom: Traffic Signal Box Beautification Project. This is a continuous call and proposals are welcome at any time.
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.
Interested in exhibiting your art at the Gallery? Complete an application.
The 2019 calendar is available here.
April 29 - May 3, 2019
Featured in the gallery are works created by City of Vista employees.
Artist’s Reception: May 14, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
free and open to the public