City of Irvine Supports Arts and Education with Imagination Celebration Events

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The City of Irvine is proud to present two events in support of Imagination Celebration, a countywide celebration of arts and education. Kaleidoscope: A Family Art Experience will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Irvine Fine Arts Center in Heritage Community Park. Imagination Celebration: Drawing Cartoons with Thomas N. Perkins will take place from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at the Orange County Great Park.

Kaleidoscope: A Family Art Experience is a day of creative hands-on activities for the whole family, including miniature gardens, paper art, face painting, a customizable Italian soda bar, and a fiber art workshop with guest artist Debbie Carlson. Ages 5 and older are welcome at the event, and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit or call 949-724-6880.

Visitors to the Great Park on May 27 can learn fundamental elements of animation and illustration from Thomas N. Perkins, an Emmy Award-winning artist working in the animation industry for TV and film since 1997. Perkins has worked for Warner Bros. Animation, Porchlight Entertainment and Cartoon Network. For more information, visit or call 949-724-6247.

Both events are free with no registration required. Irvine Fine Arts Center is located in Heritage Community Park at 14321 Yale Ave., and the Orange County Great Park is located off I-5 or I-405 at Sand Canyon and Marine Way in Irvine.