Irving Arts Center

Irving Arts Center Named “Best in the Burbs” by D Magazine, the Irving Arts Center hosts 275 events a year in a variety of venues. Rentals available. Open 7 days a week.
The performing and fine arts community in Irving welcomed a new home in 1990 with the completion of the Irving Arts Center. The Arts Center's 10-acre complex, nestled in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, features two fully-equipped theaters; four galleries; meeting, classroom, reception and rehearsal facilities; and a verdant sculpture garden. The Arts Center was designed to accommodate a wide range of cultural and civic needs.
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Sign up now for Homeschooler Happenings next Wednesday, April 24 at 10 AM!Join us as we explore our Sculpture Garden and...
04/18/2019

Sign up now for Homeschooler Happenings next Wednesday, April 24 at 10 AM!

Join us as we explore our Sculpture Garden and learn about the Irving Centennial Mural by Francisco Mendoza and Irving students. Create sculptures and mosiacs inspired by the experience.

Cost is $2 per student. https://tickets.irvingartscenter.com/HSH

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04/17/2019

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Irving Arts Center & Irving Public Library present An Evening with Roz Chast: NEA Big Read Keynote Presentation on Frida...
04/17/2019

Irving Arts Center & Irving Public Library present An Evening with Roz Chast: NEA Big Read Keynote Presentation on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 7 PM!

Roz Chast is the beloved New Yorker Cartoonist and author. Receive a free copy of the Keynote book with your ticket purchase.

Tickets are $15 in advance or at the door. Chast’s art will be on display at IAC April 13 through July 7.

Pre-Lecture Reception: 5:30 PM
Lecture: 7 PM
Book Signing: 8 PM

https://tickets.irvingartscenter.com/Online/seatSelect.asp…

Come join us for the Irving Independent School District High School Art Reception tomorrow!  It’s another exhibition o...
04/15/2019

Come join us for the Irving Independent School District High School Art Reception tomorrow! It’s another exhibition of amazing artwork from local talented young men and women.

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04/15/2019

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California-based artist Nancy Macko is here today to give a Gallery Talk and Tour today at 2:3O PM!  Come and experience...
04/14/2019

California-based artist Nancy Macko is here today to give a Gallery Talk and Tour today at 2:3O PM! Come and experience her beautiful mixed media exhibit and hear from this talented artist.

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04/12/2019

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Second Sunday Funday is Sunday (4/14) from 1 PM-4 PM!  It’s FREE fun!!! In observance of Earth Month, we'll be busy be...
04/12/2019

Second Sunday Funday is Sunday (4/14) from 1 PM-4 PM! It’s FREE fun!!!

In observance of Earth Month, we'll be busy bees with an art project that celebrates the beatuy of the natural world. Mixed media exhibition Nancy Macko: The Fragile Bee offers inspiration for the art activities.

Are you a caregiver taking care of a loved one with dementia?  We have a FREE and amazing program for you and your loved...
04/11/2019

Are you a caregiver taking care of a loved one with dementia? We have a FREE and amazing program for you and your loved one with dementia.

Memories in the Making and Creative Arts Caregivers Workshop is Tuesday, April 16 from 10-11AM. Featuring concurrent art/creativity workshops for persons with Alzheimer’s and other dementia related illnesses and their caregivers. Registration is required.

This session for the Caregivers is Improv for Caregivers. It’s led by professional from Stomping Ground Comedy Theater.

https://www.eventleaf.com/memoriesinthemaking

History and storytelling come alive this Saturday, April 13 at 10 am with Washington Irving at Irving Arts!Presented in ...
04/08/2019

History and storytelling come alive this Saturday, April 13 at 10 am with Washington Irving at Irving Arts!

Presented in partnership with Irving Heritage Society, come and participate in FREE hands-on art activities and an enjoyable presentation. Actor John Dennis Anderson will play Washington Irving, America’s First Man of Letters.

"OOOOk-lahoma, where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain!"The Highlands School will be doing a great rendition of Rog...
04/07/2019

"OOOOk-lahoma, where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain!"

The Highlands School will be doing a great rendition of Rogers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma next weekend at Irving Arts!

Friday, April 12 @ 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 13 @ 1:00 PM
Saturday, April 13 @ 7:00 PM
Sunday, April 14 @ 1:00 PM

Tickets available at https://tickets.irvingartscenter.com/ths

The Annual Exhibit of IISD High School artwork is up today!  It will be on display April 6-21. The reception is April 16...
04/06/2019

The Annual Exhibit of IISD High School artwork is up today!

It will be on display April 6-21. The reception is April 16, 6-7:30 PM. You definitely don’t want to miss this amazing artwork!

Saturday School starts tomorrow, April 6 at 2 pm!  Our next session is on Sculpture.It's for kids ages 6-10. Cost is $75...
04/05/2019

Saturday School starts tomorrow, April 6 at 2 pm! Our next session is on Sculpture.

It's for kids ages 6-10. Cost is $75 which includes 6 consecutive Saturday sessions.

For more information and to sign up check out our link. http://www.irvingartscenter.com/saturday-school/

Are you a caregiver who needs a therapeutic laugh?  We have an amazing program for you and your loved one struggling wit...
04/04/2019

Are you a caregiver who needs a therapeutic laugh? We have an amazing program for you and your loved one struggling with dementia!

Memories in the Making and Creative Arts Caregivers Workshop is Tuesday, April 16 from 10-11AM. Featuring concurrent art/creativity workshops for persons with Alzheimer’s and other dementia related illnesses and their caregivers. Registration is required.

This session for the Caregivers is Improv for Caregivers. It’s led by professional from Stomping Ground Comedy Theater.

https://www.eventleaf.com/memoriesinthemaking

JumpstART Stories and more this Thurs, April 4 at 10 AM!  It's a free creative story time that combines children's liter...
04/03/2019

JumpstART Stories and more this Thurs, April 4 at 10 AM! It's a free creative story time that combines children's literature and crafts for ages 2 and up.

Inspired by the colorful exhibitions at Irving Arts, this month's stories and art celebrates colors.

Irving Arts Center & Irving Public Library presentAn Evening with Roz Chast: NEA Big Read Keynote Presentation on Friday...
04/02/2019

Irving Arts Center & Irving Public Library present
An Evening with Roz Chast: NEA Big Read Keynote Presentation on Friday, April 26, 2019, 5:30 to 9 pm!

Roz Chast is the beloved New Yorker Cartoonist and author. Receive a free copy of the Keynote book.

Tickets are $15 in advance or at the door. Chast’s art will be on display at IAC April 13 through July 7.

Pre-Lecture Reception: 5:30 PM
Lecture: 7 PM
Book Signing: 8 PM

https://tickets.irvingartscenter.com/Online/seatSelect.asp?BOset::WSmap::seatmap::performance_ids=16089322-3A81-493F-83CA-0B8091DE1DC1

Sign up now for our next session of Saturday School!!!  Our next session is on Sculpture.It start starts on April 6 at 2...
04/01/2019

Sign up now for our next session of Saturday School!!! Our next session is on Sculpture.

It start starts on April 6 at 2 pm for kids ages 6-10. Cost is $75 which includes 6 consecutive Saturday sessions.

For more information and to sign up check out our link. http://www.irvingartscenter.com/saturday-school/

Come and see the artwork of talented local young men and women! The Irving Independent School District Middle School Art...
03/31/2019

Come and see the artwork of talented local young men and women! The Irving Independent School District Middle School Artwork is only up through this Weds, April 3.

Come and join Steven Foutch, Assistant Professor of Art in Printmaking at the University of Dallas tomorrow March 31 at ...
03/30/2019

Come and join Steven Foutch, Assistant Professor of Art in Printmaking at the University of Dallas tomorrow March 31 at 2:30 PM for a special gallery talk and tour of Irving Arts Center!

Professor Foutch will be offering insight into the variety of printmaking in regards to the exhibits we currently have in the gallery.

Don’t fret!!!  We have weekend plans for you!!!
03/29/2019
MainStage Irving-Las Colinas

Don’t fret!!! We have weekend plans for you!!!

TGIF! Time to make some #weekend plans! We're offering buy-one-get-one-free-tickets to The Night of the Iguana TONIGHT only. Use code IguanaBOGO at checkout! www.irvingartscenter.com

#IguanaGiveYouaDiscount #IguanaSeeYouAtTheTheatre #FreeSeats #ClosingWeekend #Discount #IrvingTheatre #SeeAPlay

It's the last weekend to explore the Here and Now: Prints by Carolyn Muskat exhibit.  Muskat is an award winning printma...
03/29/2019

It's the last weekend to explore the Here and Now: Prints by Carolyn Muskat exhibit. Muskat is an award winning printmaker.

Last call to see the Richard Widener exhibit.  It will be up through this Sunday, March 31 in our Focus Gallery.Widener ...
03/29/2019

Last call to see the Richard Widener exhibit. It will be up through this Sunday, March 31 in our Focus Gallery.

Widener is an Irving artist who recently celebrated his 92nd birthday and the opening of his first one-person show.

Motown is going down at Irving Arts this Saturday, March 30 at 7:30 PM!  The Irving Symphony Orchestra concludes its spe...
03/28/2019

Motown is going down at Irving Arts this Saturday, March 30 at 7:30 PM!

The Irving Symphony Orchestra concludes its spectacular season presenting a tribute to Motown and R&B with guest artists: Spectrum, the Motown Men. Relive the musical magic of Motown greats such as The Temptations, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, The Spinners and much, much more.

https://tickets.irvingartscenter.com/ISO

Celebrate Earth Day week than with an educational, action-packed, educational and entertaining performance by Steve Tras...
03/27/2019

Celebrate Earth Day week than with an educational, action-packed, educational and entertaining performance by Steve Trash! Shows on April 23 at 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM.

Cost is $6.50 per person or $5 each for groups of 10 or more.

https://tickets.irvingartscenter.com/IACPerf

Scarred 4 Life is a musical stage play that speaks to the issue of domestic violence and how family and friends come tog...
03/26/2019

Scarred 4 Life is a musical stage play that speaks to the issue of domestic violence and how family and friends come together to help heal a family. The play was written and produced by David Moore, a disabled veteran of the USAF fighting Multiple Sclerosis.

Tickets are 50% off for the next 50 tickets sold!

Promo CODE: SAXX68**

https://tickets.irvingartscenter.com/IACPerf

***Special Buy One Get One free for this Friday's performance!*** Code: IguanaBOGOhttps://tickets.irvingartscenter.com/M...
03/26/2019

***Special Buy One Get One free for this Friday's performance!***
Code: IguanaBOGO

https://tickets.irvingartscenter.com/MILC

In honor of Tennessee Williams' Birthday BUY ONE GET ONE FREE tickets are available for this Friday's performance of The Night of the Iguana using code: IguanaBOGO 🦎🦎🦎

Purchase tickets at irvingtheatre.org! #AllIIguanaDoIsHaveSomeFun #TennesseeWilliams #BirthdayCelebrations

Congratulations to our volunteer of the quarter, Fareeda Saleem!  Fareeda has been a volunteer with the Irving Arts Cent...
03/25/2019

Congratulations to our volunteer of the quarter, Fareeda Saleem!

Fareeda has been a volunteer with the Irving Arts Center for a few months now and has really jumped into the Docent role. We are lucky to have all of our dedicated volunteers and Fareeda is a perfect example of the caliber of the people in our program. We're grateful for Fareeda and her dedication to serving at Irving Arts!

Tomorrow (3/26) is the IISD Middle School Artwork Open House from 6-7:30 PM. Come and see what our talented middle schoo...
03/25/2019

Tomorrow (3/26) is the IISD Middle School Artwork Open House from 6-7:30 PM. Come and see what our talented middle schoolers are creating. Save the date!!!

Only 1 week left to see Out of the Wild: Sculpture by Robert Glen and Paintings by Sue Stolberger!  They will be on disp...
03/24/2019

Only 1 week left to see Out of the Wild: Sculpture by Robert Glen and Paintings by Sue Stolberger! They will be on display through March 31. Robert Glen is the sculptor of the iconic Mustangs of Las Colinas.

Join us today at 2:30 PM for a free drop-in gallery tour.

You're invited to join David Newman, Professor and Gallery Manager at Brookhaven College, as he guides a special tour of...
03/23/2019

You're invited to join David Newman, Professor and Gallery Manager at Brookhaven College, as he guides a special tour of Irving Arts Center this Sunday, March 24 at 2:30 PM.

Professor Newman will be offering insight into the variety of printmaking in regards to the exhibits we currently have in the gallery.

Do your kids want to explore the 3rd dimension? They can during our next session of Saturday School on Sculpture.It star...
03/23/2019

Do your kids want to explore the 3rd dimension? They can during our next session of Saturday School on Sculpture.

It start starts on April 6 at 2 pm for kids ages 6-10. Cost is $75 which includes 6 consective Saturday sessions.

For more information and to sign up check out our link. http://www.irvingartscenter.com/saturday-school/

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas
03/22/2019

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas

"Let's go down and swim in that liquid moonlight." 🦎🦎🦎 The Night of the Iguana runs through March 30th at the Dupree Theatre, Irving Arts Center. Grab your tickets and the Iguana by the tail today! IrvingArtsCenter.com

Photo by: Kris Ikejiri

The awesome Irving Independent School District middle school art teachers are here today and working hard. The IISD Midd...
03/22/2019

The awesome Irving Independent School District middle school art teachers are here today and working hard.

The IISD Middle School Exhibit starts tomorrow and runs through Wednesday, April 3. You definitely need to check out all of the beautiful and unique artwork.

Open House: Tuesday, March 26, 6-7:30 PM.

Weekend To Do List:  1.  PLAN to see The Night of the Iguana.2.  INVITE friends to The Night of the Iguana.3.  BUY ticke...
03/21/2019

Weekend To Do List:

1. PLAN to see The Night of the Iguana.
2. INVITE friends to The Night of the Iguana.
3. BUY tickets to The Night of the Iguana.

ICT MainStage brings Tennessee William's classic tale of passion, love and loss to a boil in his last great play set in a steamy Mexican resort.

Tickets on sale now. https://tickets.irvingartscenter.com/MILC

Thursday night plans?  We've got you covered!  Join us tomorrow, Mar 21 at 6:30 PM for our free drop-in gallery tour wit...
03/20/2019

Thursday night plans? We've got you covered! Join us tomorrow, Mar 21 at 6:30 PM for our free drop-in gallery tour with David Newman, Professor and Gallery Manager at Brookhaven College.

Professor Newman will be offering insight into the variety of printmaking in regards to the exhibits we currently have in the gallery.

*Newman is pictured in a self-portrait lithograph.

Do you love art, volunteering and meeting new people?  Then join our team of amazing docents. Docents guide groups of al...
03/19/2019

Do you love art, volunteering and meeting new people? Then join our team of amazing docents. Docents guide groups of all ages on fun tours of art exhibitions.

Docent training is this Wed 3/20 at 11AM and Thurs 3/21 at 6 PM. Come and hear more about this opportunity to be part of Irving Arts!

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