Program Info

Saturday, May 28
10 am–4 pm

ICA admission is FREE for up to 2 adults per family, accompanied by children ages 12 and under

FREE tickets are required for Art-Making Workshops with Giles LaRoche (
quantities are limited, available on a first come first served basis the day of the event)


"Three Laughing Gulls" collage from Who Sees the Lighthouse? by Giles LaRoche (2002, G.P. Putnam’s Sons).


What's Inside? What's Outside?


Enjoy family music and games on the Grandstand, then under the guidance of visiting children's book author and artist Giles LaRoche, create a cut-paper mural of Boston in the Bank of America Art Lab! GIles LaRoche will also host a presentation in the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater.

Writer and illustrator of What's Inside? Fascinating Structures Around the World, (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Giles LaRoche uses a unique "paper relief" technique to create elaborate collages for children's book illustrations. Every illustration involves drawing, cutting, painting, and gluing. LaRoche's books will be availble for sale in the ICA Store.


Children's DJ and Family Games
FREE admission for all ages
The Grandstand (weather permitting)
11:15–1:15 pm

Art Making Workshops with Giles LaRoche
FREE tickets required (limited quantities, available on a first come first served basis on the day of the event); for ages 6 and older with adults
Bank of America Art Lab
11:30 am–12:30 pm
2–3 pm
3:15–4:15 pm

Theater Presentation by Giles LaRoche
FREE admission; today's program suited for ages 6 and older with adults
The Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater
1–1:45 pm


Play Dates are made possible by the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. 


Additional Corporate support provided by P&G Gillette.

Generous support of ICA Youth Education is provided by The Fuller Foundation, Inc. and JP Morgan Chase

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Date:May 28, 2011 10:00 AM –
May 28, 2011 04:00 PM
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