Wangechi Mutu's artwork A Promise to Communicate
Thu, Mar 8, 2018, 7 PM
Artists Wangechi Mutu and Okwui Okpokwasili each uncover narratives on collective actions and struggles in projects on view at the ICA this season. Okpokwasili’s multidisciplinary performance Poor People’s TV Room explores resistance...More
Okwui Okpokwasili, Poor People's TV Room
Fri, Mar 9, 2018, 8 PM
Sat, Mar 10, 2018, 8 PM
Bessie Award–winning artist Okwui Okpokwasili and director-designer Peter Born use an interdisciplinary approach to examine gender, culture, and identity in the lives of four women. Poor People’s TV Room recovers buried histories and forgotten...More
Person holding ICA Harbor Market tote bag
Sat, Mar 10, 2018, 11 AM – 4 PM
Artisans, food, music, games, art-making. Stop by ICA Harbor Market, an artisan takeover of the museum’s first floor, and shop Boston’s boldest local vendors. Plus grab food and drink samples from some of our favorites! Stay tuned for...More
HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?, thewayblackmachine.net, 2014–ongoing
Sun, Mar 11, 2018, 2 PM
The collective HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN? includes activists, writers, historians and artists across disciplines who created an archive of black engagement in social media composed of algorithmically-generated, electronically processed images and...More
Dancer's from DanzAbierta
Fri, Mar 16, 2018, 8 PM
Sat, Mar 17, 2018, 8 PM
The award-winning pioneer of contemporary dance in Cuba, DanzAbierta performs the Boston premiere of Malson, a sharp and melancholic love letter to Havana based in a virtual world of relationships and conflict. Cuba’s bustling streets, colorful...More
Nam June Paik, Charlotte Moorman II, 1995
Sun, Mar 18, 2018, 2–5 PM
Tour both the MIT List Visual Arts Center and the ICA as part of the Boston area–wide Art and Technology collaboration. The tour will begin at the List, considering works on view in Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974–1995, a...More
Portrait of Rudresh Mahanthappa
Sun, Mar 18, 2018, 7:30 PM
Rudresh Mahanthappa creates a mesmerizing and fiery brand of jazz blended with eastern Indian roots music. The vibrant presence of Indian rhythmic and melodic elements is supercharged in modern improvisational framework born of the New York jazz...More
Ellen Gallagher, DeLuxe, 2004-2005
Thu, Mar 22, 2018 4:15 PM – Sat, Mar 24, 4:15 PM
This important three-day conference led by the Hutchins Center for African American Research and institutions of higher-education explores new ideas and research on imaging of the black body. The ICA will be a participant in the conference, which...More
HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?, thewayblackmachine.net, 2014–ongoing
Thu, Mar 22, 2018, 6 PM
Gain deeper insight into how Eva Respini, Barbara Lee Chief Curator at the ICA, selected and organized the works in this extensive exhibition. Respini will lead visitors through the galleries, discussing how new technologies have influenced art-...More
Image of The Great Outdoors performance
Sat, Mar 24, 2018, 2 PM
Sat, Mar 24, 2018, 4 PM
Sun, Mar 25, 2018, 2 PM
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The Great Outdoors takes us on a sublime journey through inner space in the darkness of a planetarium. A lone performer reads texts culled from internet comments and fed through an algorithm, giving voice and body to the thoughts of countless...More

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