Institute of Contemporary Art

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Cheryl B. ·
Reviewed September 26, 2012
This is a great museum! They have great exhibits, First Friday events, amazing views of the Harbor and a cafe with a good beer and wine selection.


Joseph G. ·
Reviewed June 20, 2012
the agent who filled out my membership application was friendly and helpful. wonderful experience.


Marina W. ·
Reviewed June 3, 2012
The gallery overlooking the water would be a tremendous place to hang large art - along the lines of the Metropolitan Opera House in NYC. Perhaps you could install two large screens and present a slide show of art in your current collection? it would be great to sit on the benches in the gallery and watch the reflection of the art displayed across the expanse of the water.

What You'll Get

Without frequent exposure to art, viewers may struggle to discern whether they’re looking at an impressionist masterpiece or out a heavily smudged window. Start your eye-training with today’s Groupon to The Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. Choose from the following options:

  • For $32, you get an individual annual membership (a $65 value), including:
  • One membership card for free gallery admission
  • Invitations to exhibition openings and member viewing hours
  • Subscription to the ICA newsletter and eNews
  • Discounts at the ICA Store and café and at ICA public programs and performances<p>
  • For $42, you get a dual or family annual membership (a $95 value), including:
  • All individual-membership benefits
  • Two membership cards
  • Free admission for children younger than age 18 and invitations to family events with family membership<p>
  • For $60, you get an associate-level membership (a $125 value), including:
  • All dual membership benefits
  • Four guest-admission passes ($60 value)
  • Invitation to member-appreciation event
  • Advance ticket sales to ICA public programs, films, and performances
  • Reciprocal admission to the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City

Overlooking Boston Harbor, The Institute of Contemporary Art’s stark glass façade houses a well-curated permanent collection of contemporary art as well as a rotating selection of exhibitions and performances. Visitors meander galleries lined in works of various mediums, such as the currently running video installation Isaac Julien: Ten Thousand Waves, an exploration of color and form in Figuring Color, and Anthropocene Extinction, a new work by street artist Swoon that takes over the first floor of the ICA. Promoting dance, theater, and musical arts, the museum’s calendar of performances gives patrons a chance to kick back and relax as art unfolds before their eyes. Various interactive programs, such as the family art-making workshops and vacation-week activities keep members in tune with their own creative drives by encouraging artistic exploration.

Photo credit: Iwan Baan

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jun 20, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Valid only for option purchased. Must activate by 6/20/12, membership expires 1 year from activation date. New members only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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