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Irving Arts Center

  1. In the Arts Center's Galleries

    October 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017 @ Irving Arts Center

    • 6th Annual Juried International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art | Main Gallery | Oct. 7-Nov. 12
    • Shafaq Ahmad: Lifting of Veils to Lights of Mystery | Carpenter Lobby | Through Nov. 26
    • “Bam! It’s a Picture Book: The Art Behind Graphic Novels” | Dupree Lobby | Through Jan. 28
    Free guided gallery tours are now offered at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday and at 2:30 p.m. every Sunday.

    Gallery Hours:

    • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
    • 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday
    • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday
    • 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday

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  2. Calligraphy with Arash Shirinbab

    October 21, 2017 - October 22, 2017 @ Dupree Theater

    Presented by the Islamic Art Revival Series in conjunction with the 6th Annual Juried International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art, award-winning artist and Arabic-Persian calligrapher, Arash Shirinbab, will lead workshops and presentations for both youth and adults.

    Show Schedule:
    10 a.m. | Oct. 21 | Youth workshop for ages
    9 and older | $10
    4 p.m. | Oct. 21 | Talk and demonstration | Free  
    2 p.m. Oct. 22 | Adult workshop for ages 17 and older | $20

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  3. Irving Arts Center Farmers Market

    October 21, 2017, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Irving Arts Center

    Beginning Oct. 7, the Irving Arts Farmers Market will feature "The Community Garden." Irving residents are invited to sell their homegrown fruits and vegetables at the farmers market free of charge. Four Seasons Markets will supply a canopy and table space (2 feet by 6 feet) to the first three home gardeners to arrive; more gardeners can take advantage of the offer if space allows.

    The markets are designed to replicate the European-style markets, where individuals can meet local farmers, artisanal food producers and crafts people, and purchase products in a colorful, family-friendly venue. Local foods and music also are planned to provide attendees an opportunity to dine while enjoying the market.

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  4. Oleg Larshin on Violin, Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra

    October 21, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Carpenter Hall

    The Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra will feature violinist Oleg Larshin, performing Bruch’s “Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor.”

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  5. Time Travel with Music, New Philharmonic Orchestra of Irving (NPOI)

    October 22, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Carpenter Hall

    NPOI opens its 30th season with a program that will whisk the audience around the world and back through time to Wagner’s ancient Rome, Borodin’s “Steppes of Central Asia” and old Russia via Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition.”

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  6. Irving Arts Center Farmers Market

    October 28, 2017, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Irving Arts Center

    Beginning Oct. 7, the Irving Arts Farmers Market will feature "The Community Garden." Irving residents are invited to sell their homegrown fruits and vegetables at the farmers market free of charge. Four Seasons Markets will supply a canopy and table space (2 feet by 6 feet) to the first three home gardeners to arrive; more gardeners can take advantage of the offer if space allows.

    The markets are designed to replicate the European-style markets, where individuals can meet local farmers, artisanal food producers and crafts people, and purchase products in a colorful, family-friendly venue. Local foods and music also are planned to provide attendees an opportunity to dine while enjoying the market.

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  7. Artists' Panel: Pakistani Artistic Tradition and Contemporary Expression

    October 28, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Suite 200

    Guest Speaker, Islam Aly, presents “Pages of My Journey with Book Arts,” at 3 p.m. followed by a reception. An artists’ panel concludes the event and features Anila Quayyum Agha, Ambreen Butt, Alyssa Pheobus Mumtaz and Murad Khan Mumtaz. In a conversation moderated by Dallas Contemporary’s Senior Curator Justine Ludwig, the panel will discuss the impact of Pakistani visual tradition on their artistic practice.

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  8. Fall Splendor, Irving Symphonic Band

    October 29, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Carpenter Hall

    Join the Irving Symphonic Band for a festive afternoon full of lush sounds that evoke the essence of autumn.

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