THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART/BOSTON

Program Info

Friday, August 15
10 am -- 9 pm


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FREE museum admission all day



Please note: Wavelengths featuring Juliana Huxtable and Venus X on August 15 is a separate, ticketed event. It is not part of Free Fun Fridays.

  

SPECIAL EVENT

Free Fun Friday

Sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation


Thanks to the sixth annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation, the ICA opens its doors at no cost to visitors all day long on Friday, August 15! Activities for the whole family will take place from 10 am to 4 pm.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

10 AM – 4 PM | Activity: Sculpted Flowers
Choose from our materials bar to create artwork inspired by Jim Hodges. For all ages; children must have adult supervision.

11 AM – 3 PM | Activity: Harbor Drawing
Join us by the Harbor to consider the idea of framing outside-the-box. Available while supplies last.

11 AM | Performance: Boston City Lights
Dance and theatrical performances by Boston youth and professionals. Audience participation invited; for all ages. Free tickets required. Doors open at 10:45am.

12:15 PM | Film Screening
Enjoy a selection of short films – live action, animation and documentary – for all ages. Duration of program 35-40 minutes.

1:15 PM | Performance: Jason Anderson
Join singer-songwriter Jason Anderson for unique compositions including songs about the ICA. Audience participation invited; for all ages. Free tickets required. Doors open at 1pm.

2:30 PM | Performance: Rainbow Tribe
Performances including hip-hop by the street dance ensemble. Audience participation invited. Free tickets required. Doors open at 2:15pm.

3:30 PM | Film Screening
Enjoy a selection of short films – live action, animation and documentary – for all ages. Duration of program 35-40 minutes.

6 PM | Public Tour: Summer Architecture
Enjoy an exciting look at some of the unique features of the ICA’s one-of-a-kind architecture.

6:30 – 8:30 PM Pop-Up Talks
Join ICA Education staff for mini art talks in the galleries, offered every 30 minutes. 

7 PM | Public Tour: Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take
Join one of our tour guides for a lively conversation and closer look at the exhibition Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take.


PLAN YOUR VISIT

Directions & Parking

The ICA is located at 100 Northern Avenue on Boston’s Waterfront, a short walk from downtown and easily accessible by public transportation. We are also just two blocks from the I-93 and Mass Turnpike off-ramps. There is parking in the area and limited on-street parking. Please refer to Directions + Parking for more detailed information. 

Groups

Groups of 15 or more are encouraged to visit the ICA on a different day to fully enjoy the museum’s galleries. To schedule your tour or to visit on another day, please see Group Visits.

If your group plans to attend Free Fun Friday, please contact the Education Department in advance so our educators will be ready to greet you. Arrangements can be made by calling 617.478.3136 or emailing tours@icaboston.org.   

One adult chaperone per each ten students is required of all youth groups. Chaperones must carefully monitor their students at all times.

Buses

Buses are welcome to unload and load Free Fun Friday guests at the ICA. Museum personnel will be on hand to direct buses on Northern Avenue. Please note that bus parking is not available at the ICA.

Dining

Between the ICA's Water Café and the myriad neighborhood restaurants, there are plenty of dining options for your ICA visit. 
Restaurants are located throughout the neighborhood and at the ICA. 

Free Fun Fridays is a program that involves over 60 museums and cultural venues across Massachusetts. Each Friday this summer, there will be six venues open for free. The program runs from Friday, June 27, through Friday, August 29. For the full program schedule and to learn more about Free Fun Fridays, please visit www.highlandstreet.org.

 

Click here to see highlights from Free Fun Friday 2013.
 


Free Fun Friday is sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. 


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