Institute of Contemporary Art

Founded in 1936 as a sister institution to New York’s MoMA, the Institute of Contemporary Art became a laboratory where new approaches to art could be championed. Since then, the ICA has boasted a robust showing of contemporary art in a variety of medias, including visual arts, performance, film, video, and literature as well as educational programming that encourage appreciation for contemporary culture.

contact info

Hrs: Tues, Wed. 10 A.M.-5 P.M., Thu, Fri. 10 A.M.-9 P.M., Sat, Sun. 10 A.M.- 5 P.M.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Offering a diverse overview of national and international artworks in a range of media, the ICA permanent collection provides an important resource for contemporary culture in Boston. The ICA also offers age-appropriate and thematic docent-led tours as well as art-making sessions for student groups. Groups can tour highlights of the museum, including unique architecture and new works that the museum as acquired, or explore storytelling through creatively reimagined materials. Art-making sessions include a problem-solving activity followed by making memory boards or abstract pieces. Self-guided groups are welcome as well provided the students are high-school-aged or older.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, STEM.

topics covered:
Architecture, Art, Painting, Drawing, Science.

contact info
Phone: 617-478-3100
Email: tours@icaboston.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min., 50 max. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies, 75 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Picnic area available. Cost: Fee, Free, Title I Title I or Financial Support: Yes. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

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Institute of Contemporary Art

Founded in 1936 as a sister institution to New York’s MoMA, the Institute of Contemporary Art became a laboratory where new approaches to art could be championed. Since then, the ICA has boasted a robust showing of contemporary art in a variety of medias, including visual arts, performance, film, video, and literature as well as educational programming that encourage appreciation for contemporary culture.

contact info

Hrs: Tues, Wed. 10 A.M.-5 P.M., Thu, Fri. 10 A.M.-9 P.M., Sat, Sun. 10 A.M.- 5 P.M.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Offering a diverse overview of national and international artworks in a range of media, the ICA permanent collection provides an important resource for contemporary culture in Boston. The ICA also offers age-appropriate and thematic docent-led tours as well as art-making sessions for scout groups. Groups can tour highlights of the museum, including unique architecture and new works that the museum as acquired, or explore storytelling through creatively reimagined materials. Art-making sessions include a problem-solving activity followed by making memory boards or abstract pieces. Self-guided groups are welcome as well provided the scouts are high-school-aged or older.

supports scout badges in:
Art, Science.

topics covered:
Architecture, Art, Painting, Drawing, Chemistry.

contact info
Phone: 617-478-3100
Email: tours@icaboston.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min., 50 max. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies, 75 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Picnic area available. Cost: Fee, Free, Title I Title I or Financial Support: Yes. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

Institute of Contemporary Art

Founded in 1936 as a sister institution to New York’s MoMA, the Institute of Contemporary Art became a laboratory where new approaches to art could be championed. Since then, the ICA has boasted a robust showing of contemporary art in a variety of medias, including visual arts, performance, film, video, and literature as well as educational programming that encourage appreciation for contemporary culture.

contact info

Hrs: Tues, Wed. 10 A.M.-5 P.M., Thu, Fri. 10 A.M.-9 P.M., Sat, Sun. 10 A.M.- 5 P.M.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Offering a diverse overview of national and international artworks in a range of media, the ICA permanent collection provides an important resource for contemporary culture in Boston. The ICA also offers age-appropriate and thematic docent-led tours as well as art-making sessions for groups. Groups can tour highlights of the museum, including unique architecture and new works that the museum as acquired, or explore storytelling through creatively reimagined materials. Art-making sessions include a problem-solving activity followed by making memory boards or abstract pieces. Self-guided groups are welcome as well provided the campers are high-school-aged or older.

topics covered:
Architecture, Art, Painting, Drawing, Science.

contact info
Phone: 617-478-3100
Email: tours@icaboston.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min., 50 max. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies, 75 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Picnic area available. Cost: Fee, Free, Title I Title I or Financial Support: Yes. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

Institute of Contemporary Art

Founded in 1936 as a sister institution to New York’s MoMA, the Institute of Contemporary Art became a laboratory where new approaches to art could be championed. Since then, the ICA has boasted a robust showing of contemporary art in a variety of medias, including visual arts, performance, film, video, and literature as well as educational programming that encourage appreciation for contemporary culture.

contact info

Hrs: Tues, Wed. 10 A.M.-5 P.M., Thu, Fri. 10 A.M.-9 P.M., Sat, Sun. 10 A.M.- 5 P.M.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Offering a diverse overview of national and international artworks in a range of media, the ICA permanent collection provides an important resource for contemporary culture in Boston. The ICA also offers age-appropriate and thematic docent-led tours as well as art-making sessions for student groups. Groups can tour highlights of the museum, including unique architecture and new works that the museum as acquired, or explore storytelling through creatively reimagined materials. Art-making sessions include a problem-solving activity followed by making memory boards or abstract pieces. Self-guided groups are welcome as well provided the students are high-school-aged or older.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, STEM.

topics covered:
Architecture, Art, Painting, Drawing, Science.

contact info
Phone: 617-478-3100
Email: tours@icaboston.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min., 50 max. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies, 75 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Picnic area available. Cost: Fee, Free, Title I Title I or Financial Support: Yes. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

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