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Follow Friday: The ICA

A photo posted by ICA/Boston (@icaboston) on Jan 23, 2015 at 8:50am PST Follow Friday, at a Glance Connect with the ICA on Social Media: […]

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Barbara Lee: Wonder Woman

Barbara Lee has ­wagered her fortune on building the ICA and getting a woman elected to the White House. Will this finally be her year?

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ICA Launches Book Club Linking Art and Literature

Art and books have long since been partners in the storytelling business. Now the ICA in Boston is making the connections a central focus with their […]

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ICA Opens ‘When the Stars Begin to Fall,’ ‘Sonic Arboretum’

In the summer of 2010, Andrew Bird, the singing, whistling, violin-wielding “one-man orchestra of imagination,” debuted “Sonic Arboretum” in a sold out, one-night only performance at […]

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Matthew Ritchie Concludes ICA Residency with ‘The Long Count’

For the last year and a half, artist Matthew Ritchie has presented a number of exciting projects in Boston. From a multi-sensory mural in the lobby […]

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ICA Receives Largest Gift in Museum History from Barbara Lee

The Institute of Contemporary Art just received its largest gift ever, the museum announced Friday. Philanthropist and political activist Barbara Lee is gifting 43 artworks […]

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ICA Hosts First Solo Adriana Varejão Exhibition in the U.S.

Even after spending two years organizing an entire exhibition dedicated to Adriana Varejão, ICA assistant curator Anna Stothart still sometimes struggles to find the words […]

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Artist Bea Camacho Will Knit Herself into a Yarn Cocoon at the ICA

If you’re the type who likes to see creative, wild, and weird things in person before everyone else, then mark your calendars for November 13 […]

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ICA Curator Uncovers Key Works of Fiber Art in New Exhibit

With about 50 years’ worth of experience in creating fiber art, Sheila Hicks is behind both one of the earliest pieces in the ICA’s exhibition “Fiber Sculpture: […]

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Summer Events at the ICA

Few waterfront properties in Boston can hold a candle to the Institute of Contemporary Art. Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the building is as unique as […]

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MFA, ICA, More Offer Free Admission, Special Events for Boston Marathon One-Year Anniversary

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, many cultural institutions around Boston will open their doors to the public for free and […]

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Q&A: Nick Cave at the ICA

Nick Cave is known for the unquestionably unique, ornate Soundsuits he creates, but his show, opening at the Institute of Contemporary Art on Wednesday, February […]

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What If We Put the Hilltop Steakhouse Cactus Atop the ICA?

An absurd, photoshopped suggestion for how to save the giant Hilltop Steakhouse cactus sign actually inspires some interesting thoughts about preserving iconic—if kitschy—roadside attractions. @ICAinBOSTON […]

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ICA Senior Curator Jenelle Porter’s Favorite Things

The ICA senior curator reveals her go-to cheese shop, iPhone app, and getaway spot.

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What You Missed at Jason Wu’s ICA Chat Last Night

[Jason Wu in conversation with ICA chief curator Helen Molesworth / All photos by Lisa Richov] Taiwanese-born designer Jason Wu stopped in town last night […]