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Fine Arts Center - General Information

The Irvine Fine Arts Center is a multi-use community facility, hosting three fine art galleries, an art center store, photography, jewelry and ceramics studios, and classes for all age groups. Year-round events include exhibition receptions, Studio Arts Festival, and Irvine Holiday Faire.

For more detailed information go to www.IrvineFineArts.org

Street Address and City
14321 Yale Avenue (at Heritage Park)
Irvine, Ca 92604

Public Information
(949) 724-6880

Monday - Thursday  10am to 9pm
Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday, 9am to 5pm
Sunday, Closed

Fine Arts Center - Holiday Faire Vendor Information

If you are interested in participating as a vendor at the Irvine Fine Art Center's annual Holiday Faire, please call the vendor hotline at (949) 724-6897. You will hear a recorded message with up-to-date information on the next faire. If you are a new vendor and would like to receive an application packet, please wait until the end of the message and record your name, address, phone number, and the type of media you work in. A packet will be mailed to you if spaces are available, otherwise you will be placed on the mailing list for next year's faire.

Contact Susie Munger at (949) 724-6880 with specific event questions or email at smunger@ci.irvine.ca.us.

Fine Arts Center - Juried Exhibitions

The Irvine Fine Arts Center, located in Heritage Park at the corner of Walnut and Yale, hosts several juried exhibitions throughout the year.

To receive a prospectus for the next juried exhibition, please email drooney@cityofirvine.org. Or call Irvine Fine Arts Center at (949) 724-6880 to be placed on the juried exhibitions mailing list.

Fine Arts Center - Membership

The Irvine Fine Arts Center offers memberships for individuals, households, students, and seniors. Benefits include discounts on many classes, workshops, and lectures, as well as a 15%-off "members only" discount in the Art Center Store.

Call the Irvine Fine Arts Center at (949) 724-6880 for more information.

Fine Arts Center - Open Studios

Open Studio is an opportunity for individuals to independently pursue their art projects using the Irvine Fine Art Center's facilities and equipment. The Center offers open studio time to students, and for a fee, to the general public. Ceramics, jewelry and printmaking studios are available to participants ages 18 and up. The photography darkroom can be used by participants ages 16 and up, but students ages 16 and 17 must have a parent permission slip signed by a parent or legal guardian prior to use. A short quiz must be passed prior to darkroom use. For more information visit IFAC's website at www.IrvineFineArts.org.

Fine Arts Center - Volunteer Opportunities

 The Irvine Fine Arts Center Youth Program has seasonal volunteer opportunities available for ages 14 and up. Volunteers are needed to assist in youth art classes, seasonal camps and gallery receptions. For more information, contact Susie Munger at (949) 724-6891 or email: smunger@cityofirvine.org.  

The Irvine Fine Arts Center youth volunteer program is designed to provide opportunities for teens to connect with artist instructors, children, studio technicians, and arts administrators within the context of a community fine art center. Participants gain hands-on experience that is creative and practical while they learn about the arts and working with youth, in addition to developing valuable leadership and work-related skills.

Spring Break Volunteers Needed!
Want to have some fun over Spring Break? Join the IFAC team of youth volunteers and spend a week meeting new people, inspiring young artists, and helping out in our busy Art Camp!

Time commitment: Volunteers are needed to commit from 2-5 days within a given week. Spring Arts Camp weeks run April 4-8, April 11-12, and April 18-22.

Ready to apply?
Complete the online Youth Volunteer Application Request form and email to smunger@cityofirvine.org or submit via mail or walk-in to:

Irvine Fine Arts Center
c/o Youth Volunteer Program
14321 Yale Ave.
Irvine, CA 92604

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