I have been to the ICA Institute of Contemporary Art and its a cool, neat, fun, ever changing museum with a great view of Boston Harbor. web site: http://www.icaboston.org/
Thursday nights admission is FREE! after 5PM. Also there are Free Public guided tour - take a closer look at ICA's current exhibitions and architecture of the building.
FREE THURSDAY NIGHTS SCHEDULE : I plan for us to take both tours below and we can wander off if it gets boring!)
6:00 PM | Process: Hand & Machine Made
7:00 PM | Fiber: Sculpture 1960-present
Here are the 4 artist we’ll experience this Thursday Night:
1. West Gallery on view Oct. 1 – Jan. 4, 2015 is: Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present: Crisscrossing generations, nationalities, processes, and approaches, this exhibition features 50 works by 34 artists—including Eva Hesse, Ernesto Neto, Rosemarie Trockel, Anne Wilson, and Haegue Yang—that range from small-scale weavings to immersive environments, all made in fiber.
2. ALSO ON VIEW Nov. 19 – Apr. 5, 2015 in the Fotene Demoulas Gallery + Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser Gallery is ADRIANA VAREJÃO: Adriana Varejão’s work mines the history of Brazil referencing the history of art, architectural ruins, Baroque church interiors, Portuguese azulejos, scenes of colonialism, and Brazilian indigenous paganism.
3. Kim and Jim Pallotta Gallery ICA COLLECTION: IN CONTEXT Ongoing: Works featured in this exhibition explore social and political issues as well as the transformation of genres such as landscape, and the expansion of the medium to encompass drawing, photography, sculpture, and video.
4. Sandra and Gerald Fineberg Art Wall Through June 2015 is MATTHEW RITCHIE: REMANENCE in Remanence, painting escapes its traditional confines both dimensionally—by extending across the art wall to the adjacent bay of windows—as well as materially—through the inclusion of sound.
We’ll do a post follow-up Meteup event for an Art Dinner at the No Name Restaurant about a 7 minute walk from the ICA: 15 1/2 Fish Pier St W, South Boston, MA 02210 (617)[masked] – they offer free parking for dinner. Hours Monday - Saturday: 11am - 10pm Sunday: 11am - 9pm - Free Parking http://www.nonamerestaurant.com/
Directions + Parking+ public transportation. : ICA located at 100 Northern Avenue on Boston’s Waterfront, a short walk from downtown and easily accessible by public transportation. We are also just two blocks from the I-93 and Mass Turnpike off-ramps. For directions by train, bus, car, or ferry, click http://www.icaboston.org/visit/directions-and-parking/
Please be aware that parking availability is limited, especially on weekdays. We encourage visitors to use public transportation whenever possible.
PARKING: Due to construction in the surrounding areas, paid-lot parking options have changed. There are numerous parking spaces both facing and adjacent to the ICA. On-street metered parking can be found along Northern Ave., Seaport Ave. (adjacent and in front of the ICA), and several side streets in the surrounding neighborhood.