Feb 21, 2019
Book Launch: Raquel Salas Rivera’s while they sleep
Join Philadelphia’s Poet Laureate Raquel Salas Rivera & friends to celebrate the launch of their new book while they sleep (under the bed is another country) from Birds, LLC. With readings & performances by: Denice Frohman Noor Ibn Najam Ryan Eckes Cynthia Dewi Oka Frank Sherlock Husnaa Hashim Wes Matthews Yolanda Wisher Kirwyn Sutherland Sham

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Feb 19, 2019
Artist Talk: Look at Art. Get Paid.
ICA and Haverford College’s Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboratives (PACC) present “Artist Talk: Look at Art. Get Paid.” Maia Chao and Josephine Devanbu speak about their socially engaged art project, Look at Art. Get Paid., with Carol Zou. They will discuss art’s capacity to model counter-institutions, alternative spaces, and redistribution. Reframing museum attendance as labor, artist

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Feb 14, 2019
Mindfulness at the Museum with Shesheena Bray
Mindfulness at the Museum is a series of drop-in guided meditation sessions facilitated by skilled holistic practitioners. Our exhibitions serve as the backdrop, as you learn how to become present in the “here and now.” Research shows mindfulness meditation can increase memory skills, foster compassion, and reduce stress. Each encounter is unique from the last,

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Feb 14, 2019
Mindfulness at the Museum with Kate Johnson
Mindfulness at the Museum is a series of drop-in guided meditation sessions facilitated by skilled holistic practitioners. Our exhibitions serve as the backdrop, as you learn how to become present in the “here and now.” Research shows mindfulness meditation can increase memory skills, foster compassion, and reduce stress. Each encounter is unique from the last,

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Feb 14, 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. Our exhibitions serve as the backdrop, as you learn how to become present in the “here and now.” Research shows mindfulness meditation can increase memory skills, foster compassion, and reduce stress. Each encounter is unique from the last,

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Feb 14, 2019
Mindfulness at the Museum with Hariprasad Kowtha
Mindfulness at the Museum is a series of drop-in guided meditation sessions facilitated by skilled holistic practitioners. Our exhibitions serve as the backdrop, as you learn how to become present in the “here and now.” Research shows mindfulness meditation can increase memory skills, foster compassion, and reduce stress. Each encounter is unique from the last,

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Feb 13, 2019
Screening: Sorry to Bother You
ICA presents a free screening of Sorry to Bother You, in advance of Penn Social Justice/Global South’s conversation with director Boots Riley. “REVOLUTION IS THE SOLUTION”: A Public Conversation on Art, Activism, and Organizing with Boots Riley will take place at Lightbox Film Center on April 3 at 6PM. For more information about the conversation

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Feb 5, 2019
ICA x Penn Class of 2019 Feb Club
ICA welcomes Penn’s Senior Class of 2019, as it enjoys its annual Feb Club festivities. A time-honored Senior Class tradition, Feb Club is a series of daily events throughout February that explore Philadelphia’s cultural institutions. On Sunday, February 10, ICA’s galleries will be open late, exclusively for Penn Seniors. Explore the exhibitions and enjoy free

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Jan 29, 2019
Performative Lecture with Dave McKenzie
McKenzie’s past performances include Furtive Movements (2018) at Frieze Art Fair New York; Darker Than the Moon, Smaller Than the Sun (2014) at The Studio Museum in Harlem and All the King’s Horses…None of His Men at Third Streaming, New York (2013). He has exhibited in group exhibitions including the 2014 Whitney Biennial and The

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Jan 29, 2019
Screening and Conversation with Kevin Jerome Everson and Maori Karmael Holmes
In his films, Kevin Jerome Everson explores poignant and profound moments that can be uncovered in the ordinariness of daily life. Drawing from his experiences growing up in the American Midwest, Everson examines black life at the intersection of class, race, and history. His films often incorporate found footage gathered from news media, film, and

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