Field Trips – Create an Impression

tour-group-students-pondFrom nationally recognized concert artists, plays and musicals to exhibitions of well-known children’s book illustrations, the Arts Center offers experiences that will make lasting memories.

Visual Delights

With four galleries and more than 24 exhibits each year, the Center showcases a wide variety of artistic styles and media. Exhibits feature local, regional and nationally recognized artists, as well as traveling exhibitions from the Smithsonian Institution, National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature and more. The Arts Center is also home to a two-acre Sculpture Garden scattered with original works from prominent artists, winding pathways, cascading fountains and a large-scale pictorial mosaic created by Irving students.

Performance Magic

The memory and impact of attending a live performance lasts for a lifetime!  Student matinees are scheduled throughout the year. Selections include classics like Charlotte’s Web and To Kill A Mockingbird and popular storybooks like Splat, the Cat and Junie B. Jones brought to life on stage by professional touring companies. Group ticket prices are under $10 and performance times are conveniently scheduled during weekday mornings.

Student Group Booking Benefits

Student Groups
Discounted student and group leader/teacher ticket pricing
Flexible payment options
Curriculum-based Study Guides to support classroom learning and enhance the performance experience
Free individual and bus parking
Backstage tours and cast Q&A opportunities

For student group reservations and additional information, contact the Box Office at 972-252-2787 or

Enhance Your Experience!

When you schedule a tour or a matinee performance visit, extend the fun – at no extra cost – and reserve a place to eat a sack lunch! Space is limited so please schedule a lunch location when arranging your tour or performance visit. In some cases, arrangements can be made for a hands-on art experience or a meet-and-greet with the cast. Please indicate your interest on the tour form.

Tour Form