Pop Up Talk in Gallery James and Audrey Foster Prize
Mon, Oct 9, 2017, 10 AM – 5 PM
The ICA is offering FREE admission for all on Columbus Day, Monday, October 9. ART MAKING From 11 AM to 4 PM, check out interactive installation Salty > Sour Seas, which uses the ICA’s unique site to consider what Boston Harbor might look...More
Mark Dion, New Bedford Cabinet, 2001
Thu, Oct 12 – Fri, Oct 13, 2017
This symposium takes place in conjunction with Mark Dion’s survey exhibition Misadventures of a 21st-Century Naturalist at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. Since the 1990s, Dion has employed the methods of fieldwork, excavation, and...More
Gamelan Galak Tika
Thu, Oct 12, 2017, 8 PM
Performing Suite for Violin and American Gamelan, Concerto for Piano with Javanese Gamelan, and By the Numbers The ICA and MIT present a centennial celebration of composer Lou Harrison. MIT’s Gamelan Galak Tika joins forces with violinist Johnny...More
Teens dancing in theater
Fri, Oct 13, 2017, 6–9 PM
Hosted by the Teen Arts Council Join the ICA Teen Arts Council—15 students from Boston area high schools—for an unforgettable Teen Night! Organized by teens for teens, the evening features teen-led art tours, art-making activities, and youth...More
FayeDriscoll, PLAY
Fri, Oct 20, 2017, 8 PM
Sat, Oct 21, 2017, 2 PM
Sat, Oct 21, 2017, 8 PM
Faye Driscoll and company return to the ICA with the second installment of her Thank You For Coming series. Play revisits Driscoll’s ongoing concerns about the experience and performance of self, of being among others and being alone. Rambunctious...More
Arditti Quartet
Sun, Oct 22, 2017, 3 PM
“The world’s pre-eminent contemporary music quartet, ” (The Guardian), the acclaimed Arditti Quartet returns to the ICA in collaboration with the Boston University Center for New Music. Founded in 1974 by Irvine Arditti, the quartet’s concerts and...More
Kid's play date
Sat, Oct 28, 2017, 10 AM – 4 PM
Kids rule the ICA the last Saturday of every month, when the museum fills up with fun, creative, and even zany activities for kids and adults to do together. Ignite your imagination just in time for Halloween! Today’s activities explore ways...More
Artist Mark Dion and Curator Ruth Erickson
Mon, Oct 30, 2017, 6 PM
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the ICA’s major fall exhibition Mark Dion: Misadventures of a 21st-Century Naturalist. The ICA galleries are open late to Director’s Circle members for a curator-led tour by Ruth Erickson, Mannion Family Curator...More
Garden Party
Wed, Nov 1, 2017, 11:30 AM
In thanks for their thoughtful planning and generosity, members of the James Sachs Plaut Society are invited to attend the annual Legacy Luncheon—an intimate lunch in the Barbara Lee Family Foundation theater—followed by a curator-led...More
Girls Dancing at Showtime First Fridays
Fri, Nov 3, 2017, 5–10 PM
In a nod to Mark Dion’s exploratory exhibition on view at the ICA, get your urban adventure on with a museum scavenger hunt, art making activities, drinks, dancing, and more. Join us the first Friday of every month from 5 to 10 PM for an evening of...More