Program Info

Friday, September 6
5 - 10 PM

FREE for ICA members
$15 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.





Join us for a non-stop evening of riveting performance throughout the museum, including voguing competitions, beatboxing performances, music sets by DJ Knife and the final ICO at the ICA with ocean-fresh fare by Island Creek Oysters!


Pop-Up Oyster Bar
Island Creek Oysters serves up ocean-fresh fare for purchase from 5-9 pm. Shucking demonstrations available throughout the evening. Don’t miss the final ICO at the ICA of the summer season!

Voguing Competitions
Strike a pose! Voguers go head-to-head in a voguing competition in the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater. Performances at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 pm. Access to the theater on the 2nd floor only.

Beatboxing Performances
Vocal percussion takes center stage with special thirty-minute performances by beatboxing busker GVSBeatbox at 7 and 8pm.

DJ Knife gets the dance party started, spinning tunes from 5-10 pm.

Spotlight Talks & Gallery Hours
Take a look at the key transformations in painting since the 1970s, with spotlight talks in Expanding the Field of Painting every 30 minutes from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Galleries open until 9:30 pm!

MINI Lounge
Exclusive seating for ICA members and MINI Cooper owners. Redeem your drink ticket for a complimentary Harpoon Brewery tasting (while supplies last)!
ICA First Fridays are 21+

After Party
Continue the festivities at the high-energy neighborhood spot, Tavern Road (343 Congress Street), where the open kitchen churns out global street-food inspired fare from 10:00 pm -- 1:00 am with beer, wine and artful cocktails flowing until 2:00 am!

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

Additional support for ICA First Fridays is provided by

Photo: Liza Voll

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September 06, 2013 10:00 PM
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