The City of Morgan Hill has a large, public art program that continues to grow as new projects are brought forward. The City’s Library, Culture and Arts Commission provides guidance to the Morgan Hill City Council on all art-related policy decisions. The following components are included within the City’s Art Program.
Recent Art Installations
Morgan Hill Peace Monument
The unveiling of the long-awaited Morgan Hill Peace Monument occurred on September 21, 2022, which was also World Peace Day. The monument is located in the Morgan Hill Civic Center Plaza.
A Bronze Sculpture in memory of Tara Romero was installed in the Civic Center Plaza on September 18, 2021.
Call for Artists - Utility Box Art Program Phase 2
The City of Morgan Hill and the Library Culture and Art Commission are seeking local artists to submit their designs for original art interpreting an uplifting and inspirational message. Artists will be required to come up with both the message and art.
Applications Open: Currently Open
Applications Due: Artists who are able to find sponsors for their artwork are encouraged to apply. They will be awarded the work if they meet the required criteria for design and uplifting message, and may commence installation following pandemic safety rules. Artists interested in donating their services and paying for the materials are welcome to apply.
- Call for Artists and Program Information (PDF)
- Artist Guidelines (PDF)
- Application (PDF)
- Box Template (PDF)
- Artist Agreement (PDF)
- Sponsorship Information (PDF)
City Public Art Collection
The City of Morgan Hill has a wide variety of art pieces located throughout the City, ranging from sculptures to paintings. The City’s Public Art Inventory is available to view online: Morgan Hill Public Art.
The City’s Art Collection is maintained by the City’s Community Services Department. Should art maintenance be necessary please call 408-776-7333 or report using our online form: City Maintenance Reporting Form
Support Morgan Hill Public Art
Morgan Hill T-Shirts
Morgan Hill’s art program includes the chance to own a piece of our local style. Check out the Tarantula Art Shirt and support the local art scene!
Adopt Art Program
The City is supported by civically-minded individuals and organizations that help to support maintenance of City Artwork through donations and through ongoing volunteer work. Contact the City form more information about our Adopt a Park/Art Program.
Current Supporting Organizations
The South Valley Masonic Lodge currently provides the ongoing cleaning for all the City’s Bronze sculptures.