People dancing outside at night at the ICA.
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, 6:30–10 PM
DJ sets by NomaNomz + Wez Live performance by Vintage Lee Visual installations by Furen Dai, Derek Hoffend, and Julia Emiliani Artist Furen Dai presents a large-scale installation using mylar balloons and handmade lanterns to address the immigrant...More
DANCE_Summer Stages_Will Rawls Open Rehearsal
Sun, Jul 22, 2018
Boston-born choreographer Will Rawls returns to his hometown for a weeklong Summer Stages Dance @ ICA residency. While at the ICA, Rawls and his collaborators will investigate cultural violence and disappearance through movement, language,...More
Niu Raza
Thu, Jul 26, 2018, 6–8:30 PM
Blending huge jazzy vocals with soul, African groove, a touch of Caribbean beats, and pop, Niu Raza’s sound is full and alluring. Accompanied by a performance by dancer by Avery Gerhardt. There is no place better to be in Boston on summer Thursdays...More
Lorna Simpson, Waterbearer, 1986
Thu, Jul 26, 2018, 6 PM
Assistant Curator Jessica Hong shares her perspective from coordinating this presentation of We Wanted a Revolution, an exhibition on black women artists who worked at the intersection of political activism and avant-garde art-making. From painting...More
Portrait of Helada Nergro in a black tshirt
Fri, Jul 27, 2018, 6:30–10 PM
The son of Ecuadorean immigrants, Helado Negro (Roberto Carlos Lange) was born in South Florida in 1980, his childhood suffused with tropical heat, humidity, and hurricanes, all refracted through the various Latin American cultures there. He brings...More
Kids making art outside
Sat, Jul 28, 2018, 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. See the range of contemporary art on view at the ICA (and the Watershed) while enjoying...More
Visitors sit on the floor, watching a performance.
Wed, Aug 1, 2018, 6–9 PM
Hosted by the Teen Arts Council Teens take over the museum with art-making, youth performances, a photo booth, an open mic and an epic dance party. Come experience the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, create art based...More
Portrait of the band Ajna in front of colorful wall
Thu, Aug 2, 2018, 6–8:30 PM
ANJA combines indie, electronic, and glitch music to create glimpses of physical reality through sound. Triple Tea steeps listeners in cinematic and progressive jazz. There is no place better to be in Boston on summer Thursdays than the ICA. Take a...More
Crowd at FF White Hot Vol 3
Fri, Aug 3, 2018, 5–10 PM
Get waterfront in your summer whites and enjoy seaside dancing, cocktails, and contemporary art. Join us the first Friday of every month from 5 to 10 PM for an evening of art, music, fun activities, specialty cocktails, and dancing all night. This...More
Diana Thater, Untitled Videowall (Butterflies), 2008
Sat, Aug 4, 2018, 11 AM
Sat, Sep 1, 2018, 11 AM
Sat, Oct 6, 2018, 11 AM
Join a bilingual ICA educator on the first Saturday of the month for a free tour in Spanish at the ICA Watershed. These conversational tours will include an introduction to the history of the Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina and close looking at...More

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