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It may be cold outside, but First Fridays are getting red hot. Sip a spicy signature cocktail, be dazzled by contemporary art, catch performances and lessons from Salsa y Control, and show off your finest red attire on the dance floor. Are you red-y? 

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


Salsa Lessons with Salsa y Control | 7 + 8 PM 
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater, Second Floor
Learn to salsa dance with Boston’s hottest dance company.

Bachata Lesson with Salsa y Control | 8 PM
State Street Corporation Lobby, First Floor
Discover bachata dancing from some of Boston’s finest choreographers.

Salsa y Control Performances
8:20 PM
 Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater, Second Floor
9 PM | State Street Corporation Lobby, First Floor
Watch world-class performances that will ignite your inner dancer.

Passion Post-ItsFirst Floor
What are you passionate about? Write it and see what others are passionate about in this interactive installation!

ICA Store | 6–7 PM
First Floor
Shop the the hottest, offbeat finds! 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 and see our newest exhibitions WordplayIgshaan Adams, and Wu Tsang: Of Whales.

Sips + Snacks | 6–9:30 PM
Bars on First  + Second Floor + Food on First Floor
Sip our signature cocktail, a spicy blood orange margarita and enjoy tasty snacks by El Pelón Taquería.

*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.