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Irving Arts Center

  1. In the Arts Center's Galleries

    February 1, 2017 - February 28, 2017, All Day @ Irving Arts Center

    • The Book Forest Installation | Focus Gallery | Through Feb. 26
    • Art Inspired, Irving Black Arts Council Visual Arts Exhibition | Main Gallery | Through Feb. 28
    • A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture | Front Foyer | Through March 26
    • Portraits of Freedom | Dupree Lobby | Through April 16
    Free guided gallery tours are now offered at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday and at 2:30 p.m. every Sunday.

    For more information, visit the Arts Center's Exhibitions page.

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  2. Saturday School Session Three: Picturing Ourselves and Others

    February 18, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Irving Arts Center - Art Lab

    Designed for students ages 6-10.

    Learn how to improve observation and drawing skills. This course explores the rich tradition of portraiture and how it shapes and preserves both identity and memory. Participants will learn about figure drawing and the human proportions of the face and body - then draw and paint portraits that capture the stories of who they are.

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  3. Leslie Massenburg – Bassoon, Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra

    February 18, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Carpenter Hall

    Program highlights to include Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra in F Minor by Hummel and Deralte Brummbar by Fucik.

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Think Green... Be Green Classes

  1. CLASS FULL: Master Composter Training Course

    February 18, 2017, 8:00 AM - February 25, 2017, 4:30 PM @ Location Provided Upon Registration

    Note: This class is full and no waiting list names will be taken.

    This 16-hour course is designed to give students an in-depth look at composting, including its benefits and challenges. Additionally, students will be introduced to vermi-composting (composting with worms), as well as Bokashi composting. Some of the other elements of this course include hands-on bin building, a tour of Irving’s Hunter Ferrell Landfill and studying the biology of composting under the microscope at North Lake College. All graduates of the course will receive training books, a backyard composting bin, worm bin, T-shirts and a certificate. Students are expected to provide 40 hours of volunteer time back to the community over a 12-month period to help further environmental education.

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