Jan 29, 2019
Tuesdays with Tony
From his early experiences working with the artist Jack Smith in the early 1960s to his later investigations with film’s sculptural and performative properties, Tony Conrad’s contributions to filmmaking were emblematic of the artist’s experimental and wide-ranging career. In conjunction with Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective, this screening series brings together a selection of Conrad’s

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Jan 29, 2019
Symposium- Stuff: Anxieties and Aspirations of the Material World
This symposium asks us to reconsider our relationship with stuff: the materials and matter that surround us on a daily basis. Stuff speaks to both the promises and perils entangled in things. Through the lenses of aspiration and anxiety, the program will reflect on the creation, use, preservation, discarding, and collection of stuff across geographic

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Jan 25, 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 infancy to 24 months old. The museum will be filled with moments of respite for all guests, including stroller tours of our exhibitions, light refreshments, designated

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Jan 23, 2019
Public Opening Celebration: Winter 2019 Exhibitions
This winter, the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania will mount three exhibitions that challenge convention and offer alternative narratives for reframing and responding to social and political issues. “We are thrilled to present this incredible range of thought-provoking exhibitions and to create a space for our audiences that confronts some of

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Jan 23, 2019
Members-only Preview: Winter 2019 Exhibition Openings
This winter, the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania will mount three exhibitions that challenge convention and offer alternative narratives for reframing and responding to social and political issues. The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania invites you to join us for a conversation between the artists and curators,

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Jan 17, 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, drawing synthesis between

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Jan 17, 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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Jan 17, 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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Jan 17, 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, drawing synthesis between

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Jan 15, 2019
Curator-Led Tour of Colored People Time: Mundane Futures
Join ICA’s Assistant Curator Meg Onli on a public tour of her exhibition Colored People Time: Mundane Futures. ICA’s Curator-Led Tours offer a unique opportunity to learn about our current exhibitions from the curators themselves. These tours cover the overarching themes and broader contexts of the exhibitions, highlight key works, and give insight into the

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