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ICA First Fridays - Forever Young

Posted by Susie Callahan on Wed, Mar 02, 2016


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+

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ICA After 5: Tarot + Tea

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Tue, Feb 23, 2016

Join the ICA for tastings, artisan demonstrations, DIY workshops, and more every Friday from 5-8 PM in the Water Café. 

This Friday February 26th is Tarot + Tea : "Delve into divination at this mystical incarnation of ICA After 5. See what’s in store with a complimentary tarot reading and warm up with your favorite brew of tea."

Click here for the full ICA Calendar!

Admission to ICA after 5 is included in the regular admission price.

 

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Boston Wine Expo

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Boston Wine Expo

"Discover an extraordinary world of great wine and food at the 25th Anniversary of the Boston Wine Expo. The 2016 Boston Wine Expo will be pouring more than 1,800 wines from over 200 wineries from around the world, as well as featuring amazing food from some of Boston’s best restaurants, making this anniversary year a feast for the senses. With their Silver Anniversary theme you’ll learn about what’s happened with wine over the last 25 years and more importantly what wine and food trends are emerging for the next 25 years!


Watch Boston’s best chefs cook on our two celebrity chef stages and learn about the world of wines. With great food and great wine it’s the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, and with President’s Day falling on the Monday after the Expo you can extend your weekend an extra day!

For more details visit them online at www.WineExpoBoston.com"
 
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ICA After 5: Love Lettering

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Join the ICA for tastings, artisan demonstrations, DIY workshops, and more every Friday from 5-8 PM in the Water Café. 

This Friday February 12th is Love Lettering : "Up your valentine game with DIY card-making! Craft the perfect love note for your sweetie or friends (or frenemies?) and get artsy with Lettering by Liz, who will walk us through calligraphy basics to give your valentine that extra something.

ABOUT THE ARTIST & TEACHER
Liz Roessler is a life-long Bostonian and professional lettering artist with a design studio / classroom in the city’s Leather District. After many years of perfecting her self-taught method, styles, and forms, Liz began offering custom calligraphy design work, including envelope art, seating cards, menus, programs, monogram and logo design, hand-lettering on chalkboards and mirrors, and more. For 25 years, she has provided professional hand-lettering work to a wide variety of clients, including individuals, companies and non-profits of all types and sizes, and some wicked famous people."

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Admission to ICA after 5 is included in the regular admission price.

 

 

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ICA First Fridays - Cabin Fever

Posted by Susie Callahan on Wed, Feb 03, 2016


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, February 5th is White Hot: 

Don’t let the cold keep you inside all winter long! First Fridays gets cozy with Cabin Fever. Channel the flannel and embrace your inner lumbersexual (plaid and facial hair welcome!).  DJ Knife will create some heat on the dance floor – prepare to get toasty and dance your ax off. And what cabin campfire would be complete without some scary stories (and a spiked drink)? We’ve got you covered with a montage of spooky film favorites. And as always, cuddle up with compelling contemporary art. Don’t forget to bring the scruff for our best beard contest (home grown or crafted, all are eligible).

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 ask questions yourself. Galleries close at 9:30 PM.

MUSIC | 5–10 PM
Check the long johns and stave off the wintry boredom with scorching dance party led by DJ Knife.

PHOTO BOOTH | 6–9 PM
Pose in your winter woolens for a snapshot with your chums.

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+

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ICA After 5: Knitters Night Out

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Join the ICA for tastings, artisan demonstrations, DIY workshops, and more every Friday from 5-8 PM in the Water Café. 

This Friday January 29th is Knitters Night Out : "Looking for that push to finally learn how to use your knitting needles? Or are you a seasoned crafting pro looking for a Friday night knitting scene? Drop by Knitters’ Night Out for casual instruction, fellow knitters (or crocheters!) and some tea and cookies."

Click here for the full ICA Calendar!

Admission to ICA after 5 is included in the regular admission price.

 

 

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ICA After 5: Trivia & Game Night

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Join the ICA for tastings, artisan demonstrations, DIY workshops, and more every Friday from 5-8 PM in the Water Café. 

This Friday January 22 is Trive & Game Night : "No pencils, no paper, no timers – this is lightning speed ad hoc fun with the “Professor of Trivia,” Morgan White, Jr. Plus, get nostalgic and sit down to your favorite childhood board games (sorry, not Sorry!)."

Click here for the full ICA Calendar!

Admission to ICA after 5 is included in the regular admission price.

 

 

 

 

 

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ICA After 5: New Year Yoga

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Fri, Jan 15, 2016

Join the ICA for tastings, artisan demonstrations, DIY workshops, and more every Friday from 5-8 PM in the Water Café. 

Today is New Year Yoga: "Refocus your zen for 2016 with PopUpAsana, who will lead three condensed yoga sessions in our stunning, ocean-side building.

Yoga sessions will take place at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30 PM. Don’t forget your mat!

  • 5:30 PM: Upper Body Release: Neck, Shoulders & Upper Back
  • 6:30 PM: Lower Body Release: Hips & Hamstrings
  • 7:30 PM: Softening the Spine: Gentle Twists and Forward Folds"

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Admission to ICA after 5 is included in the regular admission price.

 

 

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ICA After 5: All Wrapped Up

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Tue, Dec 15, 2015

Join the ICA for tastings, artisan demonstrations, DIY workshops, and more every Friday from 5-8 PM in the Water Café. 

All Wrapped UpThis Friday, December 18th is All Wrapped Up: "Warm up with a free mug of cider, get pro gift wrapping tips to make your presents shine inside and out, and take advantage of one-night-only discounts,. There’s still time to find that perfectly personal gift! Peruse the ICA Store, named one of “10 Great Gift Shops” by Boston Magazine, for everyone on your list."

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Admission to ICA after 5 is included in the regular admission price.

 

 

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ICA First Fridays: Wintry Mixer

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Thu, Dec 03, 2015

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, December 4th is Wintry Mixer: "It’s holiday party season and no one does it better than the ICA. First Fridays gets festive with spiced hot toddies, holiday song karaoke, art, and revelry. Watch out for the mistletoe."

 

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