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The Irving Art Association is open again — in limited fashion.

Gallery viewing, classes & workshops are conducted in a safe environment – We will be observing quarantine measures such as wearing masks, social distancing, and anti-infection procedures. Reservations will be required for our art activities. Questions? Email info@irvingart.org.

In addition, the art association has embraced the virtual challenge by creating virtual exhibits and galleries (see the Virtual Galleries section below Classes & Workshops). We are also exploring the area of Virtual Events, such as art panels, art demonstrations, art parties, and more.

Workshops, workshop series, and art activities are offered on a limited basis. Registration is required and class size is limited to 10 artists. Age 17+. Masks required. To register or for more information, click on the images below. Subscribe to IAA Updates for information on classes & workshops in 2021.

  • Contact Aidan Donahue at 510-219-0191 or ajdonahue16@gmail.com to register
  • Free workshop -- supplies required. (You can borrow a gel plate.) Sharon Giles instructor.
  • Register with Leticia Garcia 469 432 5990 or letysart2013@yahoo.com

Free art groups are open to the public - RESERVATION required. Masks, anti-infection & social distancing measures observed. Limit of 10 artists.

Come paint & create with us! All media welcome -- crafters too. Bring a sack lunch for day groups. Oil painters, please us odorless turps. Bring your own art supplies.

  • Tuesday Painters - Hours: 10:30am - 3pm weekly. Work on your own art & craft projects. Contact Victoria at vlr310303@gmail.com.
  • Friday Open Art Night Meetups - Hours: 7-9pm Volunteer instructor-led art & craft projects. Sign up through Meetup or contact info@irvingart.org. May be a small supply fee. Note: If you'd like to be a volunteer instructor, contact us info@irvingart.org. Click on the image above for the schedule.

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts at 1975 Puritan Ave. hosts the Irving Art Association galleries. VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Masks required. Gallery hours by appointment: Sundays. Wed., Thurs. 1-5 pm Note: Construction on Puritan Dr. is blocking routes from the west — see Directions for alternate routes throughout 2020-21. To make a reservation contact gallery@irvingartassociation.org or call 972-721-2488 during gallery hours.