Make a statement at First Fridays: The Bold Type featuring music and art from local creative collective allyoucaneatllc and inspired by Barbara Kruger’s new art wall installation. Be among the first to see the work, show your boldest looks, take in streetwear styles, and dance with local DJs. Plus, check out contemporary art and amplify your voice with Barbara Kruger–inspired word art.


DJs Towfu + Mozes | 5–9:30 PM 
Lobby, First Floor 

Live Screen Printing by AntiDesigns | 5:30-8:30 PM
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater, Second Floor
Special designs made by local artist Tianna Rivera

Art Making | 5–9 PM 
Bank of America Art Lab, First Floor

Walk the Runway | 8 PM 
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater, Second Floor
Prizes for the boldest looks! 

Movie Lounge | 5–9 PM 
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater, Second Floor

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

This 21+ event does sell out; advance tickets are required. Discounted rates are available for packages of 10 or more. Please contact Visitor Services at 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. LOVE IS CALLING will be closed during First Fridays. The ICA store will close at 7 PM. Doors and bars close at 9 PM.


First Fridays are generously supported, in part, by the Richard K. Lubin Family Foundation.

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