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.

Public Art Programs

Current Artist Calls

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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.






January 7 - February 7

Artists: Karen Crowell, Dean Butterfield, Phaya Gifford, Bonnie Tucker, Mingo, Hooshang Yashar, Don Fike, Barbara Altevers, Charlene Meeker, Lois Athearn, Karob, Noreen Ring, Lee Tung, Patricia Mills, Richard Armstrong, Farah Ajoodanifar, Char Cee Colosia

Judges: Vista Silver Star Foundation

Public Reception: January 22, 2019 / 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

*1st place ($200), 2nd place ($150), and 3rd place ($100) winners will be announced at the reception*


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