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 Office    949-724-6077

IRVINE, CA (February 10, 2014):  The City of Irvine Fine Arts Center is hosting a public open house on Saturday, February 22 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring artist demonstrations and facility tours; the event is a perfect occasion for visitors to become acquainted with the Center’s dynamic visual arts programs.

The event also features hands-on activities, art and culinary demonstrations, raffle prizes, food trucks and more.

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.

Admission is free. The Center is located at 14321 Yale Avenue, Irvine (in Heritage Park). For more information, 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