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 March 13, 2019
Public comment period open until April 11, 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 after recommendation from the Public Arts Commission, and a 30-day notice for public comment after final approval from City Council.
Current Artist Calls
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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.
March 19 - April 17, 2019
Divergent Voices: a two-person show by area artists Daniel Streck and Holly Given. Daniel is is a Mokuhanga artist, exploring design through the traditional technique of Japanese wood block printing. Holly is an oil painter, focusing on contemplative images of human subjects and Nature using light and bold color.
Artist’s Reception: Tuesday, March 26 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
free and open to the public