The Irving Arts Center, a Smithsonian Institution affiliate, is a 10-acre complex featuring two fully-equipped theaters, four galleries, and a beautiful sculpture garden. The Irving Arts Center alone hosts approximately 1,400 events annually, including 200+ performances and 25+ exhibitions, welcoming more than 100,000 visitors. Current art exhibits at the Irving Arts Center include:
- Deliverance: Rescued and Set Free, Works by Brett Dyer - Brett Dyer, originally from East Texas, currently lives and works in Dallas where he exhibits nationally and works as an art professor teaching courses at North Lake College. He teaches private workshops at various art centers and museums and has previously taught at El Centro College, Tarrant County College, and Collin College. He has won multiple awards for teaching and for his art. Recently he was named the 2015-2016 Presidential Scholar of North Lake College. Dyer has also won mural competitions in which he painted large murals in both Deep Ellum and Irving. Dyer continues to create in various media, including painting, drawing, printmaking and mixed media, and aims to someday own a gallery of his own, exhibiting students and up and coming artists’ work | through July 28.
- 2019 IAA Winners Exhibit - Award-winning artwork and other curated selections from the Irving Art Association’s 64th Annual Juried Membership Show are presented | through August 25.
- Coming Soon: Annual Art Connection Members’ Show - Two and three dimensional art works by artists of all ages are on view as part of the Art Connection visual arts membership program. All current Art Connection members who wish to participate are eligible. Entry fee is $5 per work and artists may submit up to two pieces of work. Prizes are presented in three categories: Youth, Non-Professional and Professional with an overall “Best of Show” prize also awarded | July 27 through August 24
Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00-5:00 p.m.
June 21, 2019 - July 26, 2019
Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Friday
Price: Free Admission