Nonmember tickets have SOLD OUT.

Step into the jazz age for an evening of live music, contemporary art, improv-inspired artmaking, classy cocktails and more! Dress in your swankiest style—it’s gonna be the cat’s meow.

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


DJ Knife | 6-10 PM
Theater, Second Floor
Bop to lo-fi beats in “The Lounge” with DJ Knife!

Leland Baker Trio | 6:30 + 8 PM
First Floor
Swing to live jazz performances from the Leland Baker Trio!

Paperclip Symphony | 6-10 PM
Theater, Second Floor
Make instruments out of paperclip art!

ICA Store | 6–7 PM
First Floor
Jazz up your night with some shopping! All purchases at the ICA Store or help support exhibitions and programming at the museum.

ICA Galleries | 6–9 PM
Fourth Floor, Food + Drink Not Permitted
Explore the galleries, including recently opened Wordplay, and visit Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s–Today one last time before it closes this month!

Sips + Snacks  | 6–9 PM
Bars on First  + Second Floor + Food on First Floor
Sip mulled wine, our specialty cocktail, and enjoy Parisienne-inspired bites!

*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. University members are not eligible for free admission to this event. 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 9:30 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.