Sep 21, 2020
Schedule Your Visit
ICA’s Fall 2021 season launches September 17 with Ulysses Jenkins: Without Your Interpretation. Reserve a ticket for your in-person visit below. For everyone’s health and safety, we’ve made some changes and are limiting capacity. Entry is by timed ticket only. Before scheduling your visit, please make sure to read our latest safety protocols and guidelines.…
Sep 10, 2020
PlanYourVote.org
  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.
Mar 22, 2018
In Memoriam: Keith L. Sachs (1945–2018)
The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania mourns the loss of Keith L. Sachs (1945–2018), whose 2016 transformative gift with wife Katherine Sachs, the largest ever made in support of the arts at Penn, created the Sachs Program for Arts Innovation, to empower and energize artistic expression and innovation at Penn. In…
Dec 12, 2017
Call for Philadelphia-Area Graduate Students: Lecturers and Committee Members
The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania (ICA) is opening a call for Philadelphia-area graduate students to serve as lecturers in ICA’s Coffee & Conversation series, or to serve on its Graduate Student Committee. These applications are open to graduate students at any Philadelphia-area university. CALL FOR GRADUATE STUDENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS (Application…