Jun 12, 2019
VIP Hours – Visiting Infants & Parents
Visiting infants and parents are VIPs at ICA! Every first Saturday of each month, ICA hosts a family-friendly art experience exclusively for parents, caregivers, and their children ranging from birth to 5 years old. The museum will be filled with moments of respite for all guests, including tours of our exhibitions, light refreshments, designated areas…
Jun 3, 2019
Open Video Call Rush Screening 2019
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Open Video Call, ICA will accept RUSH SUBMISSIONS: The first 10 artists to bring video work of up to 10 minutes on June 26th, beginning at 11AM, will have their works screened in the ICA auditorium starting at 6:30PM! Join us on the ICA terrace for an evening…
May 24, 2019
Extra Credit: New Media and Technology in Contemporary Art
This session is devoted to exploring digital technology’s influence in contemporary art. We will examine works by artists considered to be groundbreaking in their use of new media, giving special attention to methodologies such as code-based design, physical computing, and Big Data. Our session will shift from interpreting the work to discussing its impact on…
May 24, 2019
Extra Credit: Propaganda is Public Relations, Public Relations is Social Practice
Without regard to hierarchies of high versus low culture, Ricky Yanas will present a loose chronology of propaganda’s deployment in service of centers of power and its negation/ appropriation by artists and counter-cultural movements. Comprising important innovations and landmark campaigns including Virgil’s Aeneid (19 BC), the origin of the term “public relations” (1919),”bacon and eggs”…
May 24, 2019
Extra Credit: justifying my actions to my parents and confessions to my cat
This session will address performance art and the struggle to understand it. CAITLIN COCCO is a Philadelphia-based artist. She received a MFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in 2013, a Post Baccalaureate from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2010, and a BA from the University of Mary Washington in 2009. Cocco…
May 24, 2019
Mindfulness at the Museum with Shesheena Bray
Each session will create intentional space for personal reflection, guided meditation, and silent meditation. All levels welcome, simply bring your breath. Mindfulness at the Museum is a series of drop-in guided meditation sessions facilitated by skilled holistic practitioners. Shesheena creates an intentional space for personal reflection, providing participants with multiple entry points to engage with…
May 24, 2019
Mindfulness at the Museum with Sandi Herman
Mindfulness at the Museum is a series of drop-in guided meditation sessions facilitated by skilled holistic practitioners. Join us as we consciously connect with the breath—and with the light, colors, shapes, and textures of the museum. This meditation workshop introduces participants to everyday mindfulness, focusing on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. We…
May 24, 2019
Mindfulness at the Museum with Hariprasad Kowtha
The session begins with a brief mindfulness instruction, whether it is a walking practice or a seated one. Next, we will practice mindfulness together in silence for around twenty to thirty minutes. Then, after brief introductions, we will read a small part of the curator’s notes together aloud, and begin a discussion about mindfulness practice,…
May 24, 2019
Mindfulness at the Museum with Hariprasad Kowtha
The session begins with a brief mindfulness instruction, whether it is a walking practice or a seated one. Next, we will practice mindfulness together in silence for around twenty to thirty minutes. Then, after brief introductions, we will read a small part of the curator’s notes together aloud, and begin a discussion about mindfulness practice,…
May 24, 2019
Mindfulness at the Museum with Hariprasad Kowtha
The session begins with a brief mindfulness instruction, whether it is a walking practice or a seated one. Next, we will practice mindfulness together in silence for around twenty to thirty minutes. Then, after brief introductions, we will read a small part of the curator’s notes together aloud, and begin a discussion about mindfulness practice,…