Exterior of ICA at night

Photo by Iwan Baan.

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. © 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. © 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.

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. © 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.

Jun 15, 2016

Photo by Darial Sneed

May 24, 2016

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


Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs

Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs

Photo by Holly Andres

Students doing a writing exercise within the exhibition Walid Raad.

Photo by Kristyn Ulanday.

Apr 20, 2016

A Guggenheim curator dives in to daily life at the ICA – and is inspired by what she finds.

Artist Dave Ortega in the Bank of America Art Lab with kids

Photo by Liza Voll

Mar 29, 2016

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

Maria Molteni, O Et E (O And E Glued), 2016.

Maria Molteni, O Et E (O And E Glued), 2016. Gouache and fringe on mesh fabric, 18 x 18 inches. Courtesy How’s Howard? and the artist. 

Mar 22, 2016

What ICA staff are seeing and doing around town this spring.

An ICA fan's take on Nick Cave's Soundsuits
Mar 08, 2016

Inspired by Play Dates and the artist Nick Cave, a talented young ICA fan finds new possibilities in creative expression.