The Irving Black Arts Council and Irving Arts Center is giving art-history lovers a chance to see an art collection that hasn't been available for a public audience ever before. 200 Years of African-American Art: The Arthur Primas Collection features 300 original works of art in a variety of media by African-American artists like Grafton Tyler Brown, Charles White and Romare Bearden. The collection will be on exhibit through March 28 at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; admission is free. For more information, call 972-252-7558 or visit irvingartscenter.com.
Jan. 30-March 28, 2010