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Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

City Life

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 […]


ICA Senior Curator Jenelle Porter’s Favorite Things

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


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 […]


Boston Fashion Week: ICA Fashion Forward

(Models getting ready backstage before the ICA fashion show / Photo by Rebecca Santiago) In one of Boston Fashion Week’s final festivities, Brazilian urban art […]

City Life

Photos: Divers Plunge from the ICA into Boston Harbor

The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series made its fifth stop at the ICA over the weekend, marking the second year in a row that […]

City Life

A Bird, a Plane … Men Jumping Off the ICA?

Steven LoBue dives from the ICA during a 2011 training session. (Photo courtesy of Red Bull) U.S. diver Kent de Mond makes a pretty good […]

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The Rise of the Seaport

As yet another wave of high-profile development kicks off, we highlight the 10 game-changing moments for the hottest neighborhood in town.

The Exhibitionists

When the new ICA opened its doors five years ago, the museum was heralded as Boston’s gleaming shrine to serious, provocative contemporary art. Instead it’s been home to a disappointing string of shallow, blingtastic displays.