El Cinco de Mayo ArtFest on Saturday, May 7th 1-4 pm

Irving Art Association is celebrating Hispanic heritage and culture with El Cinco de Mayo ArtFest on May 7th from 1-4 pm.

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Ave., Irving TX 75062. The surrounding park area has a children’s playground.

Irving-area families are invited to join in the child-friendly art activities and in creating Hispanic folk art. There will also be refreshments from Christina’s Fine Mexican Restaurant (cristinasmex.com), face painting, and free raffles of art.

Hispanic art and artists will be on display in three exhibits in the Center. In the large gallery, the IAA is hosting the El Cinco de Mayo Exhibit competition. Two area Hispanic artists are featured in other exhibits: Raquel Gregory in the Spotlight Gallery and Jose Angel Hernandez in the small gallery with an exhibit of large canvases honoring iconic US Latinx figures.

Enter IAA’s El Cinco de Mayo Exhibit

All area artists from young to old are invited to submit 2-D and 3-D artworks for the exhibit, which will be held in the large gallery of the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., in Irving TX. The deadline to enter online is April 23rd. The Reception & Awards Ceremony will be held during the ArtFest on Saturday, May 7th from 1-4 PM. For more information see IAA Cinco de Mayo Exhibit call for art.