People at an ICA party

Photo by Natasha Moustache 

Jan 16, 2017

Artful ways to spend your days: art, events, and fun for you, your family, and friends all around Boston. 

People in ICA Mediatheque

Photo by Natasha Moustache

Jan 01, 2017

Planning to see more art in 2017? Make new friends? Expand your horizons? Boost your creativity? We’ve got you covered. Check those resolutions off your list at the ICA!

Shimmer by Claudia Ravaschiere and Michael Moss
Dec 15, 2016

Bundle up for a seasonal stroll through the burgeoning Boston seaport.

Gallery Games

Photo by Kris Wilton

Dec 15, 2016

There’s something for everyone this vacation week at the ICA: three celebrated exhibitions, a bunch of fun, creative + FREE activities, wintry waterfront views, and many more reasons to spend the holidays with us!

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Dec 12, 2016
Exterior of ICA at night

Photo by Iwan Baan.

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Dec 01, 2016
William Ruhl
Nov 30, 2016

“I want to do my part, humble as that part might be!”

RACHEL HARRISON Voyage of the Beagle

Rachel Harrison, Voyage of the Beagle (detail), 2007. Pigmented inkjet prints. Fifty-seven parts, each 18 7/16 x 13 3/8 x 1 3/16 inches (46.8 x 34 x 3 cm). Edition of 6, +2 APs. Courtesy the artist and Greene Naftali, New York. Photo by John Kennard. © 2016 Rachel Harrison

Doris Salcedo, Atrabiliarios, 1996

Doris Salcedo, Atrabiliarios, 1996. Drywall, shoes, cow bladder, and surgical thread, 47 x 83 1/16 inches (119.4 x 211 cm). Gift of Barbara Lee, The Barbara Lee Collection of Art by Women. Courtesy Alexander & Bonin. © 2016 Doris Salcedo

Oct 28, 2016

Works that have especially moved (or impressed or confused or startled or surprised) us

Big Dance Theater

Photo by Paula Court

Sep 20, 2016

From interpreting classical Greek plays to choreographing for David Bowie and David Byrne, iconoclast Annie-B Parson creates work like none other. 

Bryony Roberts at Pinkcomma

Bryony Roberts at Pinkcomma

Sep 19, 2016

ICA staff share their recommendations for the best art, music, talks, film, participatory art projects, and pancakes to check out this fall.

Faye Driscoll, Thank You For Coming: Play.

Faye Driscoll, Thank You For Coming: Play. Photo by Maria Baranova.

Sep 19, 2016

David Henry, the ICA’s Bill T. Jones Director of Performing Arts, shares his picks for the best dance in Boston and beyond this fall.

Installation view, First Light: A Decade of Collecting at the ICA,

Installation view, First Light: A Decade of Collecting at the ICA, The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, 2016-17. Photo by Kristyn Ulanday.

Sep 09, 2016

The collector and benefactor reflects on art, empowering women, and how her life’s work aligns with the ICA’s mission.

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Aug 05, 2016

Four impressive (and supremely cool) ICA teens active in this week’s Teen Convening share their experiences working with the ICA, finding themselves, making art + meeting Whoopi Goldberg. These teens have got it going on.

Big Dance Theater

Big Dance Theater in Short Form. Photo by Liz Lynch, courtesy of American Dance Institute (ADI)

Jul 27, 2016

Your guide to a new season of music, dance + film at the ICA featuring Bill T. Jones, Kara Walker, Meredith Monk + more!

LaToya Ruby Frazier, "Momme," 2008

LaToya Ruby Frazier, Momme, 2008. Gelatin silver print, 30 × 40 inches (76.2 × 101.6 cm). Gift of the artist and Michel Rein, Paris/Brussels. Courtesy the artist and Michael Rein, Paris/Brussels. © 2016 LaToya Ruby Frazier

Jul 08, 2016

Current exhibitions and recent acquisitions at the ICA show photography’s diversity and how our relationship with it has evolved over recent decades.

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Jun 15, 2016
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Photo by Darial Sneed

May 24, 2016

The groundbreaking choreographer discusses her daring movement installation ON DISPLAY, coming to the ICA in June.

#hldondisplay

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