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The Institute of Contemporary Art is an art museum and exhibition space located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. The museum was founded as the Boston Museum of Modern Art in 1936 with a mission to exhibit contemporary art. Since then it has gone through multiple name changes as well as moving its galleries and support spaces over 13 times. Its current home was built in 2006 in the South Boston Seaport District and designed by architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Wikipedia


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About the ICA/Boston: Visiting Tips for Teachers

Gabrielle Wyrick, Associate Director of Education, provides a wealth of practical tips on how educators can make the most of their ...

May 21, 2015

Art in the Age of the Internet at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston | Connecting Point

The World Wide Web has revolutionized how we communicate, shop, bank, and even how we access our healthcare. But how has ...

March 8, 2018

Studio Visit: Napoleon Jones-Henderson | Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

When Napoleon Jones-Henderson gets up in the morning, he gets busy. A founding member of AfriCOBRA (African Commune of ...

February 19, 2022

Doron Langberg: Bather | Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

New York–based artist Doron Langberg talks about painting the intimate "Bather," a response to Pierre Bonnard's "La Grande ...

May 9, 2022

Celeste Rapone: Pack Animals | Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Chicago-based artist Celeste Rapone talks about the story and inspirations behind her painting "Pack Animals," on view in the ...

May 9, 2022

Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today | The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

"Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today" explores the widespread cultural impact of the internet on art. Featuring a broad ...

January 31, 2018

Contemporary Art 101: Wedging | Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Learn about wedging, a fundamental ceramics technique, with an ICA/Boston visitor assistant and artist.

June 15, 2015

Studio Visit: Dell Marie Hamilton | The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Boston-based artist, writer, and curator Dell Hamilton, one of three winners of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston's 2021 ...

November 2, 2021

Studio Visit: Lavaughan Jenkins | Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Lavaughan Jenkins (b. 1976, Boston) is a painter, printmaker, sculptor, and graduate of Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

August 23, 2019

Stephen Hamilton on Indigo | Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Artist Stephen Hamilton talks about his project Indigo on view at the ICA Watershed in East Boston, traditional dying and weaving ...

August 18, 2021

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