First Fridays

The ICA will close at 5 PM tonight for First Fridays: Après Ski. This 21+ event is sold out. 

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Advance tickets are recommended and are available for visits through December. Book now

During the first weekend of December, the ICA is celebrating our members! Kick off the weekend with First Fridays: Aprés Ski on December 1 (free for members!). The fun continues on Saturday, December 2, and Sunday, December 3, with double the discounts around the museum.

Thank you to our members for providing vital support to the museum and the arts in Boston.

ICA Store

During Member Appreciation Weekend, members receive double the discount at the ICA Store for a total of 20% off both onsite and online. All store proceeds support the ICA’s artistic and educational programs.

Wine + Coffee Bar

Members enjoy double the discount at the ICA Wine + Coffee Bar for a total of 20% off food purchases during Member Appreciation Weekend. Keep an eye out for special seasonal treats on these days!

Not an ICA member? Join today!

Join us for an in-depth look at the work included in Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s–Today. This member-exclusive curator-led tour will take you beyond the wall text and provide expert insight and context for the exhibition.  

Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s–Today was organized by Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. The exhibition was originally presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and was curated by Carla Acevedo-Yates, Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator, with Iris Colburn, Curatorial Assistant, Isabel Casso, former Susman Curatorial Fellow, and Nolan Jimbo, Susman Curatorial Fellow. The ICA/Boston presentation is coordinated by Jeffrey De Blois, Associate Curator and Publications Manager.

Major support for Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s–Today was provided by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

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With warmest thanks, we gratefully acknowledge the generosity of the ICA’s Avant Guardian Society in making this exhibition possible.

Join friends and supporters of the ICA to celebrate the opening of three new exhibitions, Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s–Today, 2023 James and Audrey Foster Prize and Tammy Nguyen. Enjoy a special look at the exhibitions and complimentary refreshments at this exciting evening event!  

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Not a member? Join now to attend the opening.  

Free for ICA Members

For Director’s Circle Leaders + above 

For more information on this benefit or on joining the Director’s Circle, please contact Katie Mayshak, Director of Development, at 617-478-3198 or

The Northern Trust Company is proud to sponsor the Director’s Circle.

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Get an insider’s look at New York’s always-evolving art scene on this three-day trip available exclusively to ICA members.

The ICA, in collaboration with EF/Go Ahead, a world leader in handcrafting meaningful travel experiences, is excited to announce a series of curated visits to sites of great significance to contemporary art open to all ICA members. Our inaugural tour will be a three-day adventure to New York City and Storm King Art Center, one of the largest outdoor sculpture parks in the country, only an hour outside of the city.

On this exclusive tour, you’ll get an insider’s look at New York’s always-evolving art scene as you admire some of the most acclaimed contemporary art the country has to offer. With visits to the Whitney Museum of American Art, Storm King, the High Line, and some of the most sought-after Chelsea galleries, you’ll experience New York’s art scene from all angles.

EF/Go Ahead is a world leader in international education, with more than 50 years of experience designing travel experiences across the globe. 

Deadline to enroll is February 15, 2018. Open to all ICA members, but capacity is limited!

See a full itinerary and reserve your spot now

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Join ICA curators and fellow supporters for a sneak peek at artist Steve Locke’s process and works in progress. Space is limited; contact for more information.

For Director’s Circle leader members + above and Acquisitions Circle members

Take a sneak peek of the newest exhibition of the ICA Collection, Entangled in the Everyday, in this private tour led by Ruth Erickson, Mannion Family Curator.

For Gifts of Art donors and Acquisitions Circle members

Celebrate the opening of Nina Chanel Abney’s new work on the Sandra and Gerald Fineberg Art Wall with a private reception, and discuss the installation with the artist and Assistant Curator Ellen Tani. 

For Friend members + and corporate members

Join fellow supporters and Ruth Erickson, Mannion Family Curator, for a private studio visit with Josephine Halvorson, Boston-based artist, Professor of Art and Chair of Graduate Studies in Painting at Boston University, and recipient of the ICA’s 2019 James and Audrey Foster Prize.

Transcribing her perceptions in real time, Halvorson connects with the world around her through the medium of paint. Join Ruth Erickson and Josephine Halvorson to learn more about the artist’s work, concepts, and practice.   

For Director’s Circle Leader members + and Acquisitions Circle Members

The Northern Trust Company is proud to sponosr the Director’s Circle 

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Enjoy lunch and a private screening of John Akomfrah: Purple with Eva Respini, Barbara Lee Chief Curator, and fellow Director’s Circle members.

For Director’s Circle and Corporate members + above


The Northern Trust Company is proud to sponsor the Director’s Circle.

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