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CELEBRATE IRVING & Thelma Coleman Exhibits – Reception April 2

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In conjunction with the Irving Heritage Society‘s Celebrating Irving event, Irving Art Association is hosting Irving-themed exhibits at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts and the West Irving Library. This is the Irving Heritage House’s 100th Anniversary, and the focus of the celebration is on anything Irving.

All members, local artists, and Irving residents are invited to the Reception for the exhibits: Sunday, April 2 from 2-4 pm at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75061.

The exhibit at the West Irving Library will be on view March 26 – May 28.Participating artists: Sharon Giles, Rachel Gregory, Susan Murray, Kathleen Ramirez, Frankie Sieloff-Couch, and Hannah Wittemore. Brochure:  CelebrateIrvingExhibitWestIrvingLibrary. The library is located at 4444 W. Rochelle Road Irving, TX 75062 (near the intersection of Rochelle and Esters.)

The exhibit at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts will be on view March 26 – May 5. Participating artists: Betty Bessler, Dorothy Blalock, Jim Duncan, Pete Fernandez, Sharon Giles, Rachel Gregory, Virginia Jenkins, Jean Knauber, Pallavi Moharir, Susan Murray, Nell Owen, Victoria Robinson,, and Frankie Sieloff-Couch. Brochure:  CelebrateIrvingExhibitJayceePark.

The West Gallery at Jaycee Park is devoted to a memorial exhibit for long-term Irving resident and member of the Irving Heritage SocietyThelma Coleman.  It includes family photography, biographical information, as well as arts and handicrafts created by Thelma.

 

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CELEBRATE IRVING call for art & photography

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In conjunction with the Irving Heritage Society‘s Celebrating Irving event, Irving Art Association is hosting Irving-themed exhibits at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts and the West Irving Library. This is the Irving Heritage House’s 100th Anniversary, and the focus of the celebration is on anything Irving. The West Gallery at Jaycee Park will be devoted mainly to art created byThelma Coleman, with the larger East Gallery open to others.

Our call to artists and photographers is open to all adults and children in the DFW area. Subject must be Irving-related.

Dates:

  • Mar. 26 – May 5 Celebrate Irving Exhibit; April 4, 7 p.m. – Reception. (East & West Galleries at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving 75061)
  • Mar. 26 – May 27 – Celebrate Irving Exhibit at the West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle, Irving TX 75062

Drop off works on Saturday, March 25th from 10am-2pm at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts. . You may drop off work for the West Irving Library on Sunday, March 26th from 1-3pm (or the day before at the Jaycee Center).

Art and photos should be framed or on wrap-around canvas and should be wired and ready for hanging. Limit of 3 per person at each location.

Contact IAA at irvingartassociation@gmail.com or the IAA Office at 972-721-8063. Reserve your spot now!

 

Special event on Sunday, March 19 1:30 – 4:00 pm:

Art in the Park – Paint or Draw Plein Air (or take photos) in Jaycee Park

Supplies needed: paint & brushes or drawing tools plus canvas or paper. An easel is useful but not absolutely necessary since there is some seating. Paper towels, water cup, etc. A camera is a good backup.

Get inspired by nature! There’s ducks and geese in the park, Hippo statues,  water fountain, playground, Art Center, police memorial,  and gardens. If it’s rainy or windy, we can work inside the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts from photos.

If you want to do plein air at another park in Irving, feel free! Invite a friend too.

Create artwork or photos you can enter for free in the Celebrate Irving Exhibits (at Jaycee Park Center for the Arts or the West Irving Library.)

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Todd Hawkins “Home is Where the Art Is” Jan. 13

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Todd Eric Hawkins – guest speaker

 

The Irving Heritage Society will host a program at the Irving Arts Center on Wednesday, January 13, at 7pm, in the Arts Center room 200.

Todd Hawkins, Executive Director of the Irving Arts Center, will present a program on “Home Is Where The Art Is” immediately following a brief general meeting.   The Irving Arts Center is located at 3333 North MacArthur.  Parking is free and the entrance is the front door near the sculpture garden.  Refreshments will be served and the public is invited.

For additional information on Irving Heritage Society activities, visit www.irvingheritage.com or call 972-252-3838.

 

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