News ReleaseCity of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606


Subject :

Irvine Fine Arts Center to Host Open House
Contact :Public Information    949-724-6077

IRVINE, CA (January 23, 2012):  The City of Irvine Fine Arts Center is hosting a public open house on Saturday, February 11 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Featuring artist demonstrations, facility tours, and a curator-led visit to the Center’s current exhibition, the open house is a perfect occasion for visitors to become acquainted with the Center’s dynamic visual arts programs.

The event also features hands-on art activities, local food trucks and an opportunity to enter a raffle drawing for a variety of prizes, including two round-trip airfare tickets on Jet Blue.

Situated in Heritage Park, the Center’s 18,000 square foot facility, which opened in 1980, was designed specifically for arts instruction and arts exhibition. A place where people of all ages and skill levels can go to shape and develop their creative talents, the facility is equipped with art studios for drawing and painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, culinary arts and printmaking.

The Center also offers more than 400 classes and programs to the public each year, along with rotating art exhibitions in each of its three galleries.

The Irvine Fine Arts Center is located at 14321 Yale Avenue. For additional information, and for a list of current and future exhibitions, visit or call 949-724-6880.

Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 250,384, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.  For more information, please visit