Program Info

Friday, October 3
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: Fashion Fusion


The Boston Globe’s Style Magazine team joins the ICA for First Fridays: Fashion Fusion! Contributing Editor Rachel Raczka and independent stylist Sarah Benge, with other members of the team, give us the behind-the-scenes scoop on how the Bianca Jagger-, Glam Rock-inspired "Fall Fashion's Cooling Trend" feature came to life. Also get personal advice on how to put together these looks for fall with models on hand dressed in the fashions featured in the magazine. Check out the Boston Globe fall fashion preview here!


Pop-up Talks by Boston Globe Style Magazine | 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 pm
Boston Globe Style Magazine’s fall feature comes to life at the ICA! See the looks in person and get an insider’s view at the Boston Globe’s feature, “Fall Fashion’s Cooling Trend,” with Contributing Editor Rachel Raczka and independent stylist Sarah Benge. 

Beauty Bar | 6 – 9 pm
Hair and makeup artists from MLR Artist Management join stylist Kathy Benharris and Model Club Inc. to present a much anticipated Fashion Fusion installation! Get fall’s “bold lip” (and learn how to do it yourself) at our makeup station, gain inspiration from coveted fall looks designed by Boston fashion students, and pucker up to make your mark at the “Kiss the Canvas” installations.

Featured Student Designers
Looks will feature jewelry designs by T*Racy by Tracy Belden

  • Christian Restrepo (Massachusetts College of Art & Design)
  • Battle designs by Earl Battle (Mount Ida College)
  • Yannery Burgos (Mount Ida College) 
  • Angela Ikonos (Mount Ida College)
  • PIECES OF ME by Amanda Koker (Mount Ida College) 
  • KPGUSTAFSON by Kelly Gustafson (Mount Ida College)
  • Lindsay Griffin (Lasell College)
  • Lauren Meunier (Lasell College)
  • Sinora Noun (Lasell College)

Photo Booth | 6 – 9 pm
Get glam, rock your best fall look, and strike a pose in the First Fridays photo booth! Photos will be available to download from on Tuesday, October 7.

Dylanium Knits Pop-Up Shop
Complete your fall look with cozy knits from Dylanium Knits--with the latest from their Fall/Winter 2014 collection now available at the ICA Store! Reps will be on hand to help you pick out the perfect piece. 

Music by DJ Bianca Oblivion | 5 – 10 pm
Celebrate Boston Fashion Week with an electrifying dance party, featuring tunes by DJ Bianca Oblivion. Music from 5 to 10 pm.

Spotlight Talks | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
These mini gallery talks are available every 30 minutes in brand new exhibition Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present. Last talk begins at 8:30 pm; galleries close at 9:30.

MINI Lounge
Exclusive seating for members and MINI Cooper owners! Redeem your drink ticket for a complimentary tasting of Harpoon’s seasonal brew; available while supplies last. ICA First Fridays are 21+ 

The ICA is grateful to our friends at the Boston Globe Style Magazine team for their partnership at First Fridays: Fashion Fusion. 

Your Greater Boston MINI dealers are proud to sponsor ICA First Fridays.

First Fridays are generously supported by

Additional support for ICA First Fridays is provided by


Image: Photography by Henrique Plantikow; styling by Sarah Benge/Ennis Inc.; produced by Rachel Raczka; model Kayla Mayhew/Maggie Inc.; hair and makeup by Mariolga for DB Cosmetics; Location/The Verb Hotel, Boston. 

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October 03, 2014 10:00 PM
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