THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART/BOSTON

Program Info

Saturday, April 27
10:00 AM–4:00 PM

TICKETS
Free for families; up to two adults per family accompanied by children. Youth 17 and under are always admitted free to the ICA.

Photo: Laura Anca

 

PLAY DATE

DIY Performance: Become an ICA 'Idol'
 

Art-Making Activities
 


EXPRESSIVE FACES | 
Ongoing, 11 am–4 pm
State Street Corporation Lobby
Visit the Barry McGee exhibition for inspiration, then create unique works of art using mixed media on plywood.
 

PORTRAITS + PERFORMANCE | Ongoing, 11 am–4 pm
Bank of America Art Lab
Guided by artist/film director Romie Faienza, each family will take three photos, one as themselves, the second as someone else, and the third a bridge between the first two. Have fun performing or just being yourself.

 

Live Performance

FAMILY OPEN MIC | 11:30 am + 2:30 pm
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater
Calling all future "idols"! Show us your stuff during short family performances by kids and their grownups led by our very own MC! 

Registration: Performers may sign up in advance—before Friday, April 26—through klomatiski@icaboston.orgOR on in person on the day of the program up to 30 minutes prior to performance (see a Family Programs staff member in the State Street Corporation Lobby). In-person registration may be limited.

Email registrants, please provide the following: 

  • Names and ages of children performers 
  • Brief description of performance
  • Approximate duration of performance (6 minutes or less)
  • Email address
  • If you would like the ICA to play your personal soundtrack, please bring an I-Pod or CD. 


BOSTON CHILDREN'S CHORUS | 1:30 pm
Doors open at 1:15 pm, no late seating
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater
Boston's beloved Children's Chorus presents a short performance. Audience participation is encouraged!

 

On View in the West Gallery

BARRY McGEE

This mid-career survey of San Francisco–based artist Barry McGee provides an opportunity to explore vibrant art inspired by the energy of the street. 


Poss Family Mediatheque

YOUR PLACE TO REFLECT + EXPLORE
This multimedia learning space allows visitors to delve deeper into works on view in Barry McGee. It also provides a great space for families to discuss what they've seen in the galleries. Parental discretion advised; some video works depict graffiti art practices and a demolition derby.

 

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Play Dates are sponsored by Vivien and Alan Hassenfeld and the Hassenfeld Family Foundation.


State Street Corporation Free Admission for Youth at the ICA is generously supported by


 

  

 

 


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