Ignite your creativity with local artists in the Bank of America Art Lab. Projects will include collage, mixed media, and more. All art making activities welcome all ages and are designed for children and adults working together. Very young children will need adult support. Activities are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, and space is limited.

Please note there is no Play Date for the month of December.

Timed tickets are required for entry to William Forsythe: Choreographic Objects on weekends, December vacation week, and free holiday Mondays. ICA Members are always guaranteed entry into the exhibition. Time tickets are not required evening hours 5–9 PM on Thu, Dec 27 + Fri, Dec 28.


Art Making Activities

Make/Made: Character Study
Thu, Dec 27 + Fri, Dec 28 | 11–4 PM (closes at 4pm) 
Bank of America Art Lab, 1st Floor
Don’t miss our latest art lab installation by Dennis Nance, then imagine, invent and draw your own characters inspired by everyday life. For more fun, go further by working with cloth to create something special to go with your character.

Pop-up Art Making
Thu, Dec 27 | 1–4 PM (closes at 4pm)
Common Room, 1st Floor

Film Screenings

Family Friendly Short Films
Wed, Dec 26–Sat, Dec 29 | 1 + 2:30 PM
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater, 3rd Floor
60 min program duration with 7 short films. A selection of international live-action, documentary and animated films will be featured. Included in the program are Fly Lady Fly, The Mountain of SGaanaa, and One Small Step.

Best for ages 6+, some films have subtitles. We encourage all kids 12 and under to have adult accompaniment in the theater.


Public Tours

ICA Highlights
Thu, Dec 27 | 1 + 2:30 PM, 6 + 7 PM
Fri, Dec 28 | 1 + 2:30 PM

Explore highlights from current exhibitions and some of the unique features of the ICA’s one-of-a-kind architecture.

On Thursday, meet your tour guide on the 1st floor lobby. Fri—Sun, meet on the fourth floor in Entangled in the Everyday in front of Chantal Joffe’s Self-Portrait with Esme.


The ICA December Holiday Week Family Film Program is made possible in part by

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Miyu Distribution