Sat, Aug 18, 2018
Galleries closed for installation.
Gallery Hours
Lobby
Elixr Coffee Bar
reopens on September 14.
Admission
ICA is always Free. For All. Free admission is courtesy of Amanda and Glenn Fuhrman.
Address
Institute of Contemporary Art,
University of Pennsylvania
118 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Contact
Phone: (215) 898-7108
Directions

Take city bus #21 to 36th and Walnut Streets.

Take any green line trolley (except #10) to 36th Street.

Walk west on Market Street to 36th Street, then south to Sansom green line trolley (take any except #10) to 36th and Sansom Streets. Market/Frankford Subway west to 34th and Market Streets.

Walk west on Market Street to 36th Street, then south to Sansom green line trolley (take any except #10) to 36th and Sansom Streets. Market/Frankford Subway west to 34th and Market Streets.

Starting off on 676 West, follow signs for 76E/Philadelphia International Airport. Take Exit 345 toward 30th Street/ Market Street, take Market Street to 36th Street. Turn Left onto 36th Street, cross Chestnut Street. ICA is on your right at the next corner, 36th and Sansom Streets.

Take New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 4 and get on 295 South. Follow signs to Walt Whitman Bridge and cross the bridge. Take I-76 West to 30th St. exit and make a left on Market St. to 36th St.

Take I-76 East to Philadelphia. Follow I-76 to 676 East to Exit 345 (3oth Street Station Exit). Keep right to stay on ramp and take ramp to Market Street. Follow directions from Market Street above.

Take I-95 North to 676 West. Follow directions from 676 West above. From South Jersey/Atlantic City. Proceed to Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Cross Bridge and merge onto 676 West. Follow directions from 676 West.

Public parking lots are located adjacent to the museum and in the surrounding area, and metered parking is available on the street. ICA is located on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania at the corner of 36th and Sansom Streets (between Chestnut and Walnut Streets), seven blocks west of the Schuykill Expressway (I-76) from the 30th Street or South Street Exits.

ICA tours are led by professional educators and Penn graduate students. ICA tours are designed to help you connect more intimately with the art on display. Guided tours require a minimum two-week advance booking.

Scheduling Your ICA Tour

Tours are available during regular ICA gallery hours.

ICA Gallery Hours

Wednesday 11AM–8PM, Thursday through Sunday 11AM–6PM

Schedule a Tour

Please fill out this Tour Form.

  • ICA also accepts tour requests via email if needed.
  • If you do not have access to email, please feel free to call 215-898-5307.
  • Please note that an alternate date must be included in all requests.

Grade School Visitors

Please bring chaperones for visitors under the age of 18. We recommend 1 adult for every 5–7 students.

Teachers are strongly urged to preview exhibitions prior to a tour.

Cost

Guided tours are $50 to non-Penn or non-Philadelphia School District groups. If you would like to discuss a waiver please contact Jessica Johnson (johje@ica.upenn.edu).

The Le Méridien Philadelphia, a boutique hotel located in Center City Philadelphia is ICA’s official Unlock Art partner hotel. Originally a YMCA, the hotel is housed in a 10-story Georgian revival-style structure with historical flair and is located in the heart of the city’s business district and less than one block from the Pennsylvania convention center.

Our galleries and restrooms are handicap accessible.

Thinking of bringing your class, club, office or alumni group to ICA? If your group is ten persons or more you must fill out a Group Visit Form at least 24 hours in advance of your arrival at ICA.

Due to gallery size and security concerns admittance cannot be guaranteed without receiving your form 24 hours prior to your arrival. You can use this same form to schedule a guided tour.

Group Visits are available during regular ICA gallery hours.

Gallery Hours

Wednesday 11AM–8PM, Thursday through Sunday 11AM–6PM

Grade School Visitors

Please bring chaperones for visitors under the age of 18. We recommend 1 adult for every 5-7 students.

Plan a Group Visit

Jessica Johnson, Visitor Services Coordinator
johje@ica.upenn.edu
(215) 898-5307

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