Art Colors Life

entertainment-seriesOver the past 20 years, the Irving Arts Board has provided millions of dollars of financial support for arts activities in Irving. Funded organizations present symphony concerts, ballet, theater, musical theater and art exhibitions attracting thousands of visitors every year. Funding is also available for arts outreach in schools, arts education, cultural conferences, workshops and cultural programs taking place in Irving. Please email a staff grant specialist for more information. Funds come from income earned by the Irving Arts Center through rentals, admissions and other sources. The Irving Arts Board  determines the funding available in any given fiscal year.


City Arts Services

This program was created to allow greater input from Irving residents regarding artistic experiences available at the Irving Arts Center. A citizen in-put panel identified under-represented program areas. The Irving Arts Board pursues programming that addresses selected areas.

Community Activities Fund

This program offers limited sponsorships to 501(C)(3) organizations presenting art activities and performances in Irving. Eligible organizations may apply throughout the year. Resident Art Organizations are not eligible for support under this program.

Resident Organization Grant Fund

The Resident Fund is designed to provide operational assistance to our 10 designated Irving-based Resident Art Organizations. The program is currently closed to other applicants.

Community Activities Fund

Request letters are accepted year round for this program.

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