Free Youth Admission and Access at the ICA

Each year, the ICA welcomes nearly 7,000 youth visitors to the museum—for Play Dates, Teen Programs, school vacation weeks, tours, and art-making activities in our Bank of America Art Lab. While we are not able together as a group onsite, we are working hard to ensure that our virtual doors are open to the young people and families we serve, with online art-making activities and workshops modeled after ICA Play Dates; creative prompts for teens that are accessible remotely, with limited at-home resources; Virtual Teen Nights, and summer learning programs that are free for Boston Public School students.

Become a +1 Member 

As members, kids and teens 18 and under can visit the ICA for free and also invite a friend (their +1) for free! +1 Members are the first to know about FREE Teen Arts courses, Teen Nights, Play Dates, and more at the ICA! Find out more about +1 Youth and Teen Membership  

Want to support this work?

The ICA is able to do this work with help and support from our members and visitors. These donations are 100% tax-deducible and provide critical funds for youth access, arts education, and learning. We couldn’t do it without you!

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Show your support year-round by becoming an ICA member! Join today


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Youth 18 and under receive FREE admission year-round


Children and their caregivers enjoy Play Dates, a FREE program for families


Children and their caregivers take part in FREE week-long school vacation activities


Boston Public School students participate in ICA Teen Programs for FREE


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