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Kick back as a family and watch films for, by, and about kids! Enjoy a hand-selected collection of shorts films from the Boston International Kids Film Festival. The virtual cinema will be viewable from April 16 through April 25.

Short films are for ages 10 and younger and total runtime is roughly 1-hour long.

The virtual cinema is now closed.


Art Making at Home

On your own time, download and watch new hands-on artmaking activities and dive deeper into filmmaking!

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Home Movie Tips
by the Cote Family

Make movies


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And the Award Goes To

Make memories



April Play Date

Join us at the upcoming Virtual Play Date: Contemporary Practices in Animation + Filmmaking on April 24. Learn and make art with contemporary artists specializing in these practices! Learn more

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Plan your visit

The museum is open! Timed tickets are required and are available for April. While in-person family programs are currently suspended, we recommend printing either of these downloadable Art Lab activities! Great for the galleries: Conversation Starters + Slow Art Day for exercises in exploring and looking at art!

Reserve timed tickets

Your support helps keeps programs like this – both virtual and in-person – free and accessible in this time of uncertainty. If you are able, please consider becoming a member or making a one-time gift to support the ICA. 

ICA Kids and Family programs are supported, in part, by Vivien and Alan Hassenfeld, the Hassenfeld Family Foundation, the Willow Tree Fund, and Raymond T. & Ann T. Mancini Family Foundation.