Built in 1990, the Irving Arts Center is the area’s hub for theater performances and fine art exhibitions. Guests young and old can stroll the property (taking a break to view the beautiful sculpture garden) or head indoors to peek at one of the four galleries, two performing arts stages and more.
Additionally, kids may attend weekly art classes including hands-on crafting, story times and other programming (like Saturday School, Family Funday, JumpstART and more).
This venue can accommodate children with special needs.
Wheelchair accessible. Audio devices available for performances.
Upcoming Events at Irving Arts Center
6/1/2017: JumpstART Stories & Art
Listen to stories about camping and adventures and join an art project related to fun indoors and outside. For ages 2 and older.
6/11/2017: Second Sunday Funday
Create a flower-themed art project during this program for kids and their parents. Gallery inspiration: The Association of Oriental Arts’ Annual Exhibition of Paintings & Ikebana and James Surl’s Star Flower sculpture.
6/20/2017: Children’s Day at the Theater
Watch Geppetto’s Marionette Theater performance of Jack and the Beanstalk with a colorful cast of hand-crafted characters, including a giant marionette over five feet tall.
7/6/2017: JumpstART Stories & Art
Listen to stories inspired by the seashore and join a beach-themed art project during this monthly program for ages 2 and older.
7/9/2017: Second Sunday Funday
Create a scene of a swimming pool inspired by the paintings of David Hockney. For kids and their parents to complete together.
8/3/2017: JumpstART Stories & Art
Listen to stories about the dog days of summer and join a canine-related art project during this monthly program for ages 2 and older.
8/13/2017: Second Sunday Funday
Make a clay creation inspired by the Irving Arts Center’s Sculpture Garden during this program for kids and their parents.
9/7/2017: JumpstART Stories & Art
Wiggle, jump and dance during this interactive story and craft program for ages 2 and older.
9/10/2017: Second Sunday Funday
Tell a story by drawing a comic strip during this program for kids and their parents. Gallery inspiration: BAM! It’s a Picture Book – The Art Behind Graphic Novels.