Nov 30, 2020
Day With(out) Art 2020: TRANSMISSIONS
About ICA Philadelphia is proud to partner with Visual AIDS for Day With(out) Art 2020 by presenting TRANSMISSIONS, a program of six new videos considering the impact of HIV and AIDS beyond the United States. The video program brings together artists working across the world: Jorge Bordello (Mexico), Gevi Dimitrakopoulou (Greece), Las Indetectables (Chile), George…
Nov 17, 2020
ICA closed until January 6, 2021
In compliance with city and state regulations, ICA will be closed through January 6 in an ongoing effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Please continue to check our ongoing calendar of virtual events.
Nov 4, 2020
Experience at ICA:
SHIP Intern Annie Ma
This summer, I was a Public Engagement and Curatorial intern with the Institute of Contemporary Art. Because these were two separate positions, I essentially split my time between both departments, under the Director of Public Engagement and the Director of Curatorial Affairs, respectively. Being able to work in these two different but equally essential areas…
Sep 24, 2020
Mondays with Milford
Bi-weekly screenings of rare digital footage from Milford Graves’s archives will be shown throughout the run of the exhibition, along with additional video selections and dialogues that contextualize Graves’s practice. The themes and dates for each digital release are listed below. Screenings begin at 6PM EST and will remain online until the next program begins.…
Sep 21, 2020
Schedule Your Visit
For everyone’s health and safety, we’ve made some changes and are limiting capacity. Entry is by timed ticket only. Schedule your visit below. Before scheduling your visit, please make sure to read our latest safety protocols and guidelines. Schedule your visit for January 2021 here.
Sep 10, 2020
  ICA is proud to be partnering with Plan Your Vote, a 2020 visual arts initiative aiming to promote and empower citizens in the exercise of their voting rights. In collaboration with several artists, the initiative harnesses the power of art to connect and mobilize our communities, encouraging citizens to have a voting strategy. By…
Aug 3, 2020
Our Plans to Reopen on September 26
We have been thoughtfully preparing to welcome you back! Our new health and safety measures are designed to prioritize the well-being of our staff and visitors to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit. This has been a thorough process which carefully considers many variables and takes into account state and city guidelines, health experts and…
Jun 19, 2020
Reparative Inaction
The Institute of Contemporary Art is taking this time to pause for a brief period of reparative inaction as an entire institution, to rest and regroup, and to self-reflect and educate. Through June 21, no public programming or activity will take place during this time. We also recognize that this Friday, June 19, marks the…
Jun 12, 2020
Solidarity with Racial Justice Movements
June 15, 2020 ICA is committed to the work of anti-racism. We are also proud to showcase and support the work of black artists and makers. Like many cultural institutions, we have benefited immeasurably from black cultural production, but we need to do more to support the black community. In conversations over the last week…
Apr 26, 2019
I is for Institute
I is for Institute presents the question: What’s in a name? This is the question underlying our investigation into ICA: how it came to be, what it means now, and how we might imagine it in the future. Find out more here.