Kick off Pride month, summer, and the return of outdoor First Fridays with seaside drinks, contemporary art, and a dance party to sets by local DJs from Boston’s queer underground house and techno party Boudoir.


Sun Stage | 5:30–9:30 PM
State Street Corporation Lobby, First Floor
Soak up Ms. Mango’s and Adam Unknown’s ecstatic sunbeam rhythms as you dance the night away.

Moon Stage | 5:30–9:30 PM
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater, Second Floor
Sway to Mx. Blaire and Math3ca as they cast their hypnotic lunar beats on the Moon Stage.

Drag Performances | 8 PM
Putnam Investments Plaza, Outside
Woven into the DJ sets, Boston drag queens Lilly Rose Valore and Kurt Fowl will put on a show you won’t want to miss!

Day + Night Self Portraits | 5:30–9 PM
Bank of America Art Lab, First Floor
Explore the contrasting aspects of your identity through this two-sided self-portrait!

ICA Store | 5:30–7 PM
First Floor
Shop the hottest, offbeat finds! All purchases at the ICA Store or help support exhibitions and programming at the museum.

ICA Galleries | 5:30–9 PM
Fourth Floor, Food + Drink Not Permitted
Explore the galleries! See exhibitions Firelei BáezWordplayIgshaan Adams, and Wu Tsang: Of Whales.

Sips + Snacks  | 5:30–9 PM
Bars on First + Second Floor; Food on First Floor
Enjoy refreshing drinks and delicious snacks for sale.

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 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 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 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.

First Fridays: Bold with Boudoir in partnership with

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