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- Special Pay-What-You Wish Admission
Fri, Jan 20 | 10 AM–9 PM
Artists, though their work, bring people together to question and make sense of the world. At the ICA, we believe strongly in the role of museums to advance discourse and engagement with the aim of creating a more open and just society, and we invite all in our community to join us in reflection and conversation on January 20 and in the weeks, months, and years to come. Please join us at the museum this Friday, January 20, between 10 AM and 9 PM and pay what you wish.
- Boston Women’s March for America
Sat, Jan 21 | 11 AM–3 PM
Take a stand for values of human dignity, equal rights, and freedom from discrimination at a peaceful, nonpartisan march. The program will showcase nationally recognized advocates, performing artists, thought leaders,and the passionate voices of community leaders.
Fri, Jan 20 + Sat, Jan 21 | 8 PM
San Francisco’s groundbreaking ODC/Dance presents innovative, exuberant, and fearless contemporary dance. Internationally acclaimed for its athleticism, passion, and intellectual depth, ODC makes its Boston debut with the Boston premieres of KT Nelson’s Dead Reckoning, a powerful work that explores a world transformed by climate change with original music by celebrated Kronos Quartet cellist Joan Jeanrenaud, and Triangulating Euclid, a physical, insightful, and emotive work created by ODC founder Brenda Way, resident choreographer KT Nelson, and renowned New York–based choreographer Kate Weare.
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- Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women
Fri, Jan 20 + Sat, Jan 21 | 7:30 PM
Drawn from dozens of interviews conducted around the world, Trans Scripts uses the real words of women to shed light on the rich and diverse experiences within the transgender community. Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)) directs a cast of seven in the US premiere of this moving, humorous, and timely work that received a Fringe First Award for new writing at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
- The Artist’s Museum
On view through Mar 26, 2017
The Artist’s Museum begins with the impulse to collect and connect, bringing together large-scale installations, photography, film, and videos that employ artworks from the past as material in the present. These works animate existing artworks, images, and histories to reveal art’s unexpected relationships and affinities. How do artists work with other artists’ work? Come investigate with us.
Now on view
- Ashes To Ashes: The Heroes Tribute to David Bowie
Sat, Jan 21 | 10 PM–2 AM
Honoring the man whose song (and album) graces the name of the night, in the month of his birth and 1 year anniversary of his passing. Put on your red shoes and dance the blues
- Material Matters
Sat, Jan 21 + Sun, Jan 22 | 1 PM
See how contemporary artists transform our experience of found and everyday materials in this free tour. Meet your Guide in the 1st floor lobby.
Expert’s eye view
- Share Your Collection
Share your childhood collections with us by using #ICAobjectproject. Or see what unexpected things others have amassed.
The ICA collects. Artists collect. What do you collect?
- Re_Volt_Ing: An Art Show in Protest
Fri, Jan 20 | 7 PM–10 PM
With curated spaces by: Pat Falco, Tory Fair, Rory Bledsoe, Gabriel Sosa, Kevin Lucey, J.R. Uretsky, Brian Christopher Glaser and John Roy.
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- Get Cozy + Explore Our Collection
Dive into the ICA’s collection from the comfort of your coziest spot. Sounds like an ideal winter vacation activity to us!
Get your art on
Sat, Jan 21| 11 PM
The best old school dance party in Boston. The brains behind Disco-nnection brings stacks of funk, soul, and disco vinyl to Soulelujah.
Get your booty on the floor
- The Society of Arts + Crafts
Visit our new neighbors and check out their current exhibitions, shop, or learn more about CraftBoston. The mission of the Society of Arts and Crafts is to support excellence in crafts by encouraging the creation, collection, and conservation of the work of craft artists and by educating and promoting public appreciation of fine craftsmanship.
Seaport Beer Run
Sat, Jan 21 | 10 AM–1 PM
Starting and finishing at the Harpoon Brewery in Boston’s Seaport District, this 6.5-mile guided running tour takes runners at an easy pace through historic sights including the Old North Church and the final resting place of beer brewer and patriot Samuel Adams.
Brews + views