Field trips

Field Trips – Create an Impression

Nationally recognized concert artists, plays, musicals and exhibitions of well-known children’s book illustrations are just some of the programs available.  Irving Arts Center offers experiences that will make lasting memories.

Field Trip Busing Support

Where there is a will, there’s a way!  We love to show off the treasures of Irving Arts Center.  If transportation costs for busing students to our facility is a challenge, we can help.  IAC has funding available to reimburse your school or district for transportation expenses.  Transportation reimbursements will be allocated on a first come, first served basis with a $1000 cap per school for the 2018-2019 school year. Download the form to apply.
 2018-2019 Field Trip Reservation Bus Reimbursement Form

Visual Delights

Featuring five galleries and more than 24 exhibits each year, experience a wide variety of artistic styles and media. Exhibits feature local, regional and nationally recognized artists, in addition to traveling exhibitions from the Smithsonian Institution, National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature and more. Irving Arts Center is also home to a two-acre Sculpture Garden scattered with original works from prominent artists. The garden includes 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 a lifetime! Student matinees are scheduled throughout the year. Selections include classics like Charlotte’s Web and To Kill A Mockingbird, along with popular storybooks like Splat, the Cat and Junie B. Jones. These stories are 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