Program Info

10:00 AM–4:00 PM

Performance: 12:30 PM


FREE for families; up to 2 adults per family accompanied by children 12 and under

Youth 17 and under are always admitted free to the iCA.

David Parker and Jeffrey Kazin. Photo © Nicholas Burnham.



Play Date: Tap Lab

Start the day with outdoor sketching activities, enjoy your own lunch on the grandstand, then join us indoors for gallery visits followed by a live, interactive, and hilarious performance by David Parker‘s Tap Lab. Featuring David Parker and The Bang Group, along with youth dancers from Boston and the Greater Boston area, this performance is co-presented with Summer Stages Dance at Concord Academy.


Art-making Activities: Deconstructing and Reconstructing
Bank of America Art Lab
Sessions at 10:45 - 11:45 - 1:30 - 2:30 - 3:30
Get FREE TICKETS from family programs staff. For ages 6+with adults; space is limited.
Try cutting, collage, drawing and design using images of paintings. Reimagine and “reconstruct” your own artworks and frame both pieces side by side.

Lobby Art Making: Patterns and Pinwheels
10:30-1pm and 2-4pm
For all ages.
Look for patterns in works by Barry McGee in our galleries. Draw your own patterns and designs then create your own pinwheel, following steps we’ve set up for adults and children together.

For all ages
Draw a view of Boston Harbor on the ICA Grandstand, weather-permitting.

David Parker and The Bang Group present: TAP LAB
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater, 3rd floor
12:30pm  No late seating!
Duration: 45 minutes
GET FREE TICKETS from Family Programs staff on the first floor on the day of the event
Dance featuring Youth Performance Series, featuring Boston Tap Company, Project Hip Hop and Summer Stages Dance at Concord Academy. Plus audience participation!



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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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