ICA will be closed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day
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 Kate Johnson
Move your way into mindfulness with 20 minutes of gentle stretching, awareness-based movement and breathing practices, before settling into the stillness of a 20 minute guided sitting meditation session. We’ll continue with a brief discussion of the practice, guided by the themes of the current exhibition, and close with setting an intention to guide the…
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,…
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…