The Irving Art Association is opening up again — in limited fashion. We will have restricted gallery hours, and are offering only part of our class and workshop schedule.

Because of the continuing COVID-19 situation, we will be observing quarantine measures. such as wearing masks, social distancing, and anti-infection procedures. Registration will be required for our art activities, and class size will be limited to 10 people. No drop-ins!

July Gallery hours: Sundays 1-4 pm by appointment only – contact Susan Murray at

We’re planning for exhibits to resume in September.

Contact the Gallery Director at or IAA at

We are in the process of developing an online exhibition program as well virtual education and events. Please DONATE now to support us through a decrease in our funding from our sponsors due to the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Exhibits Schedule

We are planning for exhibits at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts to resume in September. Exhibits at the West Irving Library have been cancelled until further notice. See the website for the Texas & Neighbors Exhibit at the Irving Arts Center for information on that exhibit:

Pete Fernandez Memorial

The services for IAA Founding Member Pete Fernandez will be at Sparkman Hillcrest, 7405 West Northwest Highway, Dallas 75225.
Visitation Tues., July 14  6pm-8pm
Services  Wed., July 15  9am
Burial following the services.

Should you wish to send a sympathy card to the family, address it to:
The Fernandez Family
1400 Broadmoor Lane
Irving, Texas 75061.

About the IAA

The Irving Art Association (IAA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit established in 1956, located at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. in Irving, Texas. The two-gallery building is nestled in a lovely park setting.

IAA hosts year-round art appreciation and educational opportunities for artists and the public. The IAA Community Fine Art School offers Spanish Bilingual classes, Fine Art Technique classes, Lollapalooza art classes, Tuesday & Thursday painters and crafters free sessions, and free Friday Open Art Meetups.

The schedule includes gallery exhibits, receptions, art competitions including the Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition, art festivals & events, free art demonstrations, and outreach activities.

Join or renew your membership now!  To support IAA, DONATE! To follow us, sign up for IAA Updates.

Classes & Workshops

Classes, workshops and art activities will be offered on a limited basis in July and August. Registration is required and class size is limited to 10 artists.

Join our Open Art Meetups: Every Friday evening IAA sponsors open classes on arts & crafts – instruction is FREE but bring your own supplies or pay a small fee. To join, create a free account at, then join our Open Art Meetup group to receive announcements.