Please note: The City of Irvine continues to follow state and local health and safety guidelines. Our community centers and indoor facilities are open for drop-in use. Outdoor recreational spaces including parks, playgrounds, and athletic fields and courts are open. Irvine Fine Arts Center exhibitions are available for walk-in visitors. Recreational programming, including Open Studio, is available to the community for registration at yourirvine.org. Learn more at cityofirvine.org/reopenirvine.
The Irvine Fine Arts Center will offer indoor activities, including Open Studio, with advance registration only. Open Studios will have modified access until further notice. Open Studio sessions are subject to change and are supervised by studio technicians and volunteers. For more information and to ensure the studio is open, please call the Irvine Fine Arts Center front desk at 949-724-6880.
The Photography Lab is equipped with group and individual darkrooms, complete black and white tray setups and enlargers that accommodate 35mm, 120mm and 4x5 inch negatives. The lab also features a film processing finishing room with film dryer, print washer, print dryer and dry mount press.
A UV exposure unit for alternative photo and printmaking processes is also available. Reservation required.
Previous studio experience and closed toe shoes are required. Participants must be 18 years or older. Please note: the Photography Studio is operated by volunteers. For more information and to ensure the studio is open, please call the Irvine Fine Arts Center front desk: 949-724-6880.
Photography Open Studio Hours
Tuesdays: 10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Thursdays: 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Irvine Residents & Non-Residents
$15 for 1-use pass
$60 for 5-use pass
$110 for 10-use pass
Effective July 1, 2017.
Open Studio sessions are subject to change and are supervised by studio technicians and volunteers.
Register for classes online at yourivine.org.
Check out these resources for additional summer activities.