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Address: 3333 N Macarthur Blvd Ste 300, Irving, TX 75062-4497
Phone Number: +1 972-252-7558
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Named “Best in the Burbs” by D Magazine, the Irving Arts Center hosts 275...

Named “Best in the Burbs” by D Magazine, the Irving Arts Center hosts 275 events a year in a variety of venues. Rentals available. Open 7 days a week.The performing and fine arts community in Irving welcomed a new home in 1990 with the completion of the Irving Arts Center. The Arts Center's 10-acre complex, nestled in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, features two fully-equipped theaters; four galleries; meeting, classroom, reception and rehearsal facilities; and a verdant sculpture garden. The Arts Center accommodates a wide range of cultural and civic events.

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Nutcracker

Had a thouroughly enjoyable evening attending the Nutcracker at the Irving Arts Center. The only negative I can think of is we parked on the opposite side of the entrance... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Colleyville, Texas
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Colleyville, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a thouroughly enjoyable evening attending the Nutcracker at the Irving Arts Center. The only negative I can think of is we parked on the opposite side of the entrance unknowingly given our first time visit, but the complex was well marked and lit. Fortunately, it wasn't raining!! Make sure to carve out extra time to take in all the... More 

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Fallbrook, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

In a recent visit to IAC, I enjoyed a production of Cole Porter's "Anything Goes". The music was great, the conductor very animated. The troupe stayed true to the original 1934 production. Dance numbers were exciting. I also visited several of the art galleries and was impressed with the presentation in all of them. This is a must-see art center.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

The museum of Peru was in full force to introduce North Texas on a tour of their Andean culture that featured historic and temple art from Pre-Columbian times. Amazing craftsmanship that spanned the centuries. It was a very educational cultural tour of art form.

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Rockwall, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We recently attended the musical Anything Goes with another couple, this was the first time we had been to the Irving Arts Center. This was a wonderful surprise, the auditorium was nice size, I thought the venue was just the right size for plays or musicals, just close enough to see faces and expressions. I thought our seating in the... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We went to see an old Cole Porter musical, Anything Goes, and were very impressed with the overall production and excellence of the cast. Lots of funny moments and very talented performers. The facility is older, but most seating is very good. The Producer, Steven Jones built a wonderful production. Music Director, Jay Dias and the ensemble orchestra were fantastic!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Lyric Stage performs professional musicals with a full, live orchestra at the Irving Arts Center. The Irving Arts Center always has free wonderful art or photography exhibitions, which we enjoy prior to a Lyric Stage performance. The Center also has different size theatres for different performances types. Seats are good throughout. Bathrooms are clean with adequate quantity.

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We've been season ticket holders of MainStage Las Colinas at the Irving Arts Center for the past three years and every show we've seen has been a hit. You would not think that these are community theater amateur productions. Five show seasons sell for as low as $58 mid-week and $75 for weekends. That's a high of $15 per show... More 

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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This place is way better than i expected from a city this size. They have a very active musical troupe, and the quality of the productions is highly professional. The facilities are much more modern than the outside building suggests. I give this place a 5, compared to other playhouses in DFW mid cities.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

I play with the Irving Symphonic Band and we have rehearsal once a week here. This is place is always clean and has a nice atmosphere. We also have our seasonal concert here. Even though the auditorium is small, it has great acoustics and every seat is a good seat.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Attended a performance of the Irving Symphony here. The theater is older but has a good atmosphere. Small lobby, large art museum display. Inside the seating is ranked well. I didn't see a bad seat anywhere. The aucustics were very impressive for the orchestra; needing no amplification. The location is a bit of the beaten path. In fact, the art... More 

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Thanks for visiting and for taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you back at the Center very soon! More 

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