Start your weekend off with a bang at the Institute of Contemporary Art. On the first Friday of each month, from 5pm-10pm, the ICA hosts an after hours event, themed around the current gallery exhibitions. First Fridays feature DJs, live performances, gallery talks, specialty cocktails, and more. The Water Cafe at the ICA offers a small bites menu and full bar - this is where you can find the cocktails inspired by the current exhibitions
This, Friday, March 4th is Forever Young:
Feel like a kid again at First Fridays: Forever Young. Featuring roving magic, comic books, and a game room. Pull up a seat for a round of Beyoncé musical chairs! DJ Frank White will run the dance floor, harkening back to hits of yesteryear along with today’s chart-toppers. As Picasso says “Youth has no age.” PLUS Walid Raad’s brand new exhibition will be on view!
POP-UP TALKS | Every 30 minutes from 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Trained ICA gallery staff lead 15-minute “talk backs” about single works in our exhibitions. Get the inside scoop on a work’s context, process, and significance – and indulge your childhood curiosity by raising your hand and asking questions. Galleries close at 9:30 PM.
MUSIC | 5–10 PM
Want to be forever young? Let’s dance for a while.
COMIC CREATION | 5–9 PM
Release your creativity and get crafty in the Bank of America Art Lab. Materials and inspiration provided.
CITIZENS BANK + ICA MEMBERS VIP LOUNGE | 5–10 PM
Exclusive bar for ICA members and Citizens Bank card holders! Redeem your drink ticket here for a complimentary Harpoon tasting, while supplies last.
Admission is completely free for members of the ICA and only $15 for nonmembers.
These events are 21+