Take your time investigating the galleries bursting with artworks and artifacts from Black Mountain College, then visit the Bank of America Art Lab to try a hands-on project about color akin to one enjoyed by Black Mountain College artists. Don’t miss a super-fun dance demonstration at 1:30 PM by Judith Wombwell and Deadfall Dance—and maybe even get onstage yourself!


Books and Looks | 10:45, 11:15 + 11:45 AM     
Fourth floor galleries or Poss Family Mediatheque
ICA Staff led readings of picture books related to the art and ideas on view. Best for ages 3-8 with adult collaboration.
Ask our Visitor Assistants for the specific location.


Collage Color Experiments | 11-4 PM
Bank of America Art Lab, 1st floor
Try out a variety of color combinations and include uniquely colored leaves in your work. Today’s art making project is based on the ideas of Josef Albers who taught at Black Mountain College. For all ages with adult collaboration. First come, first served and space is limited.

Sketching and Drawing | 1:30-4 PM
John Hancock Founders Gallery, 4th floor
Relax and enjoy the view of Boston Harbor. Sketch what you see or from your imagination. For all ages with adult collaboration. First come, first served and space is limited.


Deadfall Dance | 1:30 PM
Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater. Enter via 3rd floor.
Today’s dance demonstration, inspired by the work of John Cage, takes you on an imagined journey full of surprises. Deadfall Dance performs at 1:30pm in the Barbara Lee Family Foundation theater. Audience participation will be invited. Doors open at 1:15. There will be no late seating for this event. 

Play Dates are sponsored by Vivien and Alan Hassenfeld and the Hassenfeld Family Foundation, and Holly and David Bruce.