Warm up at First Fridays as we bring the alpine charm and the spirit of the slopes to the heart of the city! Show off your lodge look and dance with Boston’s hottest ski-Js, après-ciate contemporary art, warm up with a cozy cocktail, and get creative in our winter wonderland. Plus, don’t miss art, performance, and music from The Makers, WBUR’s cross-media cohort of Massachusetts-based artists of color. Ski you there!


DJ WhySham | 6–10 PM
LobbyFirst Floor
Dance the night away with sets from DJ WhySham.

The Babyfish Lounge by Rixy | 6–9:30 PM
TheaterSecond Floor
The Babyfish Lounge is an interactive structure by Rixy, meant to house the deep dreams and secrets of its guests. We invite you to dive into your iridescent waters, and share the treasures you find.

Performance by Floor Lords | 7:45 PM
Theater, Second Floor
Bust a move alongside the electrifying Floor Lords, a dynamic hip-hop dance collective.

Performance by Dzidzor | 8:30 PM
Theater, Second Floor
Catch a mesmerizing musical performance by Dzidzor.

Tabling by WBUR + Szu Chieh Yun | 6–9 PM
Common Room, First Floor
Want to chat with artists? Come meet with WBUR and Boston-based artist Szu Chieh Yun.

ICA Store | 6–7 PM
First Floor
Take a break from the dance floor for some shopping! For Member Appreciation Weekend, members will get 20% off at the ICA store. All purchases at the ICA Store or icastore.org help support exhibitions and programming at the museum.

ICA Galleries | 6–9 PM
Fourth Floor, Food + drink not permitted
Explore the galleries, including work from the 2023 James and Audrey Foster Prize artists, Tammy Nguyen, and Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990–Today!

Sips + Snacks  | 5–9 PM
Bars on First  + Second Floor; Food on First Floor

Food from: Curio Coffee Waffles, Tater Tot Poutine (veg & meat option), Mac n Cheese, Hot Chocolate, Coffee/Espresso Bar Service

Specialty Cocktail: Kir Royale, with Oishii berry garnish.

Please note: there will be no First Fridays in November or January.

If your company is a corporate member or sponsor, you may receive additional First Friday benefits. Please contact corporatepartners@icaboston.org for more information. 

*Subject to availability. Doors close at 9:30 PM.

This 21+ event does sell out; advance tickets are highly recommended. $3 fee applies and is waived for ICA members. Discounted rates are available for packages of 10 or more. Please contact Visitor Services at visitorservices@icaboston.org or 617-478-3100 during open hours for more information. The museum will not be open to visitors outside of the First Fridays event. Discounts, promotions, and admission vouchers do not apply toward First Fridays admission. The ICA store will close at 7 PM. Galleries close at 9 PM. Bars, Art Lab, doors close at 9:30 PM. Re-entry permitted. Food and drink will be available for purchase at our cashless bars—we accept all major credit cards, Apple Pay, and Google Pay.