Friday, December 6
5 - 10 pm
FREE for members
$15 for nonmembers
Includes museum admission, live entertainment, and special programming.
This 21+ event does sell out; advance tickets are recommended. ICA Members can attend the event for free, but are encouraged to make advance reservations. The museum will not be open to visitors outside of the First Fridays event.
Please note: ICA First Fridays is a private, ticketed event. Admission is free for members and $15 for nonmembers. Discounts, promotions and admission vouchers do not apply toward First Fridays admission.
First Fridays: Snow Ball
Not your average holiday party. First Fridays gets festive at Snow Ball, an evening of art and revelry including holiday song karaoke, an ugly sweater contest, and more!
UPDATE: Advance ticket sales are now closed; walk up sales welcome at the door starting at 5 PM.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Catch pop-up acapella performances throughout the museum from 6:45 to 8:15 pm! Boston University's The BosTones perform a festive mix of holiday tunes and pop favorites.
Love the holidays? Love karaoke? This is your night. Sing along to classic holiday tunes from 6:30 to 9 pm.
Ugly Sweater Contest
Dust off your ugliest holiday sweater (the more hideous, the better), head down to First Fridays, and enter our contest for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to the ICA Store! The winner will be announced by ICA staff at 9:30 pm.
Specialty Cocktail: Mulled Wine
‘Tis the season for cozy holiday beverages! Warm up from the inside out with a cup of mulled wine, available for purchase while supplies last.
Step inside a Winter Wonderland with this special edition of the First Fridays photo booth! Make your own holiday props, gather with friends and strike a pose from 6 to 9 pm. Like us on Facebook and download your photo on Monday, December 9.
DJs Leah V & Stenny spin festive holiday favorites and other tunes from 5 to 10 pm!
Spotlight Talks & Gallery Hours
Spotlight talks available in brand new exhibition LaToya Ruby Frazier: WITNESS every 30 minutes from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Learn more about these powerful photos and videos from ICA Visitor Assistants. Galleries open until 9:30 pm!
Exclusive seating for ICA members and MINI Cooper owners, plus, a complimentary tasting of Harpoon’s seasonal brew! Tasting available while supplies last; ICA First Fridays are 21+
Your Greater Boston MINI dealers are proud to sponsor ICA First Fridays.
Additional support for ICA First Fridays is provided by