Pause to reflect this month with current exhibitions, take-home art kits, and downloadable activities. Request free admission tickets for the family to explore exhibitions Deana LawsonRenée GreenThe Worlds We Make: Selections from the ICA CollectionRaúl de Nieves: The Treasure House of Memory, and final days of 2021 James and Audrey Foster Prize. Pick up a free art kit at the end of your visit to continue the journey (limited quantities). Keep creating at home with a curated selection of downloadable activities that encourage reflection. 

On Saturday, January 29, museum admission is FREE for families when accompanied by kids ages 12 and under, with up to 2 adults per family. Use the code PLAYDATE when checking out. Timed tickets must be reserved online in advance. Please request your ticket at least 24 hours in advance so our team has time to process your order. Tickets requested day-of are not guaranteed. 
Please note there are no virtual or in-person workshops this month, and the Bank of America Art Lab is currently closed. 

New Activity 

This month’s featured activity will be available as free take-home art kits on-site at the ICA (quantities are limited), and available to download on the website beginning on January 29. 

Graphic of a black tote with the ICA displayed on it carrying art making supplies

More Activities 

Dive into more reflective activities to welcome the new year with artist-designed Art Lab at Home activities:   

Illustration of sun and cloud with mindfulness tips
An illustration of a young girl looking into a compact makeup mirror and writing "look at you grow" in green marker.
A watercolor painting of a budding flower.
Boston skyline
A cut-out fabric shaped like the sun

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ICA Kids and Family programs are supported, in part, by Vivien and Alan Hassenfeld, the Hassenfeld Family Foundation, the Willow Tree Fund, and Raymond T. & Ann T. Mancini Family Foundation.