Sep 5, 2023
HEEL: A Performance
Dancer, composer, and movement educator Sigrid Lauren activates exhibiting artist Hannah Levy’s meticulously crafted stainless steel stilts through a choreographed performance. This collaborative performance is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Moveables which brings together the work of five artists — including Levy — who are rethinking functional design and its intimate relationship to the…
Aug 10, 2023
“Angola Do You Hear Us?” Film Screening with Mural Arts
This compelling film tells the story of playwright Liza Jessie Peterson, whose acclaimed play “The Peculiar Patriot” was shut down midperformance at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, commonly known as Angola Prison. The film examines how one woman’s play challenged the country’s largest plantation prison and impacted the incarcerated men in the audience long after the…
Jul 20, 2023
Fall 2023 Exhibition Celebration
Celebrate the opening of Moveables and David Antonio Cruz: When the Children Come Home with an evening of music, performances, and refreshments! Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the Fall 2023 exhibitions in the company of the exhibiting artists and curators. 6:20 PM | Welcome Remarks by Daniel W. Dietrich, II Director Zoë Ryan  7:00…
Jun 5, 2023
ICA Gather: Infinite Swarm
ICA is excited to welcome neighbors, creatives, and families for an afternoon in celebration of Terence Nance: Swarm! Start the afternoon with guided meditation and participate in drop-in activities inspired by Nance’s genre-defying practice. Plus don’t miss another chance to see Swarm before it closes on July 9th! Full Schedule 12 pm | Yoga and Meditation…
May 10, 2023
Black Hippie Art: Sketch Club
Meet fellow artists and creatives in the city and sketch with us, no experience needed! Sketch Club is a programming series developed through Black Hippie Art to promote creativity and self care through drawing and sketching. Art supplies provided.  Registration Register to attend this event here.  If you require any accessibility accommodations such as audio description…
Apr 20, 2023
Jerron Herman on Long Take
In conjunction with Carolyn Lazard: Long Take, featured dancer and writer Jerron Herman will present a sketch of Lax – a solo performance he is currently developing on rest. Incorporating motifs of sleep, including references to the circadian cycle and textiles associated with bedding, Herman’s dance will extend their contribution to Long Take and activate…
Apr 12, 2023
JJJJJerome Ellis on Long Take
Please note: this hybrid performance originally scheduled for Saturday, June 24th has now been rescheduled as a virtual performance on Wednesday, June 28th at 6PM. Artist and proud stutterer, JJJJJerome Ellis, offers an improvised movement and musical piece in response to Carolyn Lazard: Long Take. The performance is an offering of gratitude to Carolyn for…
Apr 12, 2023
JJJJJerome Ellis on Long Take
Artist and proud stutterer, JJJJJerome Ellis, offers an improvised movement and musical piece in response to Carolyn Lazard: Long Take. The performance is an offering of gratitude to Carolyn for their work considering the aesthetic and material dimensions of dependency, care, and access. This performance will include audio description, CART and ASL interpretation. If you…
Apr 12, 2023
Extra Credit: Objects of Ritual
Guided by MFA candidates and ICA docents, Rain Gideon and Lin Li, participants will explore how ritual and personal relationships are central to their and Terence Nance’s artmaking practices through guided conversation and hands-on artmaking. Participants will create their own totems or ritual objects using found materials that draw inspiration from Terence Nance’s practice of…
Apr 10, 2023
Extra Credit: Short Cuts
Short Cuts: A Dance on Film Workshop in Response to Carolyn Lazard’s Long Take Explore movement and documentation techniques central to Carolyn Lazard: Long Take in this hands-on workshop led by MFA candidates and ICA docents, Catching On Thieves and Gayoung Lee. Learn about the history of dance and its documentation before improvising and captioning…