Apr 4, 2024
Student Week: Screen Printing Workshop
Join us this Thursday afternoon for a Screen printing workshop led by ICA student board members, Ivanna Dudych(’26) & Saige Park (’26). Perfect for beginners and enthusiasts alike, this immersive session will teach you the fundamentals of screen printing techniques on tote bags, and preparing screens to applying inks and creating stunning designs. Ivanna Dudych…
Apr 4, 2024
Student Week: DJ Workshop
Join us this Wednesday afternoon for a DJ workshop led by student DJs, Mason Perry (’24) & David Alvarez (’24). Whether you’re a beginner or looking to refine your skills, this hands-on workshop offers practical techniques, insider tips, and personalized guidance to elevate your DJing game. Bring your laptops! Mason Perry (’24) is senior at…
Apr 3, 2024
(deep) Listening: Reflection
Inspired by the musical connotations sprinkled throughout our current exhibition, Tomashi Jackson: Across the Universe, this soulful (deep) listening session will contain spacious and sultry explorations of jazz, R&B, and Hip-hop histories by a range of exciting experimental artists. The evening features singer-songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist keiyaA with supporting performances by St. Sol & DJ…
Apr 1, 2024
ICA Benefit 2024
ICA’s Benefit 2024 is more than just a celebration; it’s a chance for us to come together as a community, honor our illustrious 60-year history, and raise pivotal support for inspired learning and meaningful engagement with art and ideas. On May 2, the 2024 ICA Benefit will honor our legacy of bold experimentation, deep connection,…
Mar 28, 2024
In Conversation: Tomashi Jackson and Hallie Ringle
Exhibiting artist Tomashi Jackson and Hallie Ringle, Daniel and Brett Sundheim Chief Curator reflect on the paintings and videos featured in Across the Universe –the first exhibition to bring together paintings, video, prints, and sculpture from the past eight years of Jackson’s practice. Together they will explore Jackson’s distinct use of materials as well as…
Mar 26, 2024
Student Week: After Dark – Under the Stars
Dance with us under the stars, below the sea & across the universe! On this magical night of stargazing, enjoy after-hours access to ICA’s exhibitions, receive personalized readings from an astrologer, and decorate your own oracle & tarot cards. Explore our photobooth and don your most dazzling 90s prom attire—think Never Been Kissed, 10 Things…
Mar 26, 2024
Student Week: BiFocal Film Screening & Mixer
Calling all student filmmakers and artists! Join the ICA Student Board & UPenn’s student-run film festival, Bifocal Film Festival, for an opening night of connection and community among students interested in entertainment in Philly. The evening begins with three film screenings carefully selected by the BiFocal committee, showcasing the talent of undergraduate students from across…
Mar 13, 2024
Leeway Foundation Grantee Panel
Join Leeway Foundation for an in-person Leeway Transformation Award (LTA) Guest Grantee Panel + Info Session at the Institute of Contemporary Art. During the panel, previous LTA grantees Denice Frohman (LTA ’12; WOO ’23, ’20,’19), Queen Jo (LTA ’23), and Rea Tajiri (LTA ’20) will discuss their art for social change practices and share their…
Feb 20, 2024
(deep) listening: Dislocation
Taking up themes from our current exhibition, Dominique White and Alberta Whittle: Sargasso Sea, this (deep) listening session features Chuquimamani-Condori with supporting performances by Kat Nzingha & DJ bbBasura. Together, they will sonically explore the profound impact displacement and forced migrations have had on both physical landscapes and their own cultural identities.  This series is…
Jan 17, 2024
Weitzman Spring 2024 Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Jessica Vaughn
The Institute of Contemporary Art and the Stuart Weitzman School at the University of Pennsylvania are pleased to present a lecture with conceptual artist, Jessica Vaughn. Vaughn’s practice centers around mass-production and image-making cultures as she uncovers interrelations of labor, politics, and site–prompting a (re)consideration of how we must work within, and even between, the…