Join us for a day of family fun! Explore the new Bank of America Art Lab installation Can you see me? by local artist Elisa Hamilton and new exhibitions in the galleries. Engage in activities designed for families with kids to work on together! Request free admission tickets online in advance*.  

*On Saturday, October 29, museum admission is FREE for families when accompanied by kids ages 12 and under, with up to 2 adults per family. Timed tickets must be reserved online in advance. Use the code PLAYDATE when reserving your ticket(s). Advance tickets are strongly recommended; day-of tickets are not guaranteed.

Handmade Envelopes, 1st Floor Lobby & Art Lab, 11 AM–4 PM

Celebrating the opening of the new Art Lab installation, Can you see me? by local artist Elisa Hamilton, engage in envelope-making and self-reflection. Work with Elisa to create your own custom envelope, then capture your identity with a photo transfer. 

Books + Looks, 4th Floor, Mediatheque, 10:30-11AM, 1:30-2PM 

Join for a staff led reading of family-friendly storybooks and make connections to artworks on view. Drop-in, first come, first serve, space is limited. 


In the Galleries, 4th Floor, 10 AM–5 PM

Our Visitor Assistants (VA) are always eager to talk about the artworks and answer your questions. Pick up a gallery game card to explore the museum as a “Thinker, Maker, Explorer, or Performer.” Great for a variety of ages and for intergenerational audiences to play together. Cards are available on the 4th floor. Questions? Ask a VA on the 4th floor. Only #2 pencils allowed in the galleries. 


Free Admission for Youth

Youth 18 and under always receive FREE museum admission. The ICA is committed to providing access to the art and artists of our time—and we do this with the incredible support of our community. Explore the +1 Membership: A free ICA membership program for youth 0-18.

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Your support helps keeps programs like this – both virtual and in-person – free and accessible in this time of uncertainty. If you are able, please consider becoming a member or making a one-time gift to support the ICA. 

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