Celebrated for many years for its openness the building of Institute of Contemporary Art comes across as willing to embrace the beautiful backdrop its set against. The building came in to being in 1999 when the lake front property was reserved for the ICA with the purpose of building a new museum that would be the cultural cornerstone of Boston.
Weaving together its interior and exterior this magnificent building offers space for public enjoyment and excels in capturing the true culture of contemporary art and stands in itself a masterpiece to an onlooker.
With the loyalty of its dedicated fans individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies ICA is able to excel as Boston’s premiere exhibition space for enthralling and thoughtful contemporary art. The ICA has a variety of performances and exhibitions catering to a large fan base of from educational programs offered over 6,000 Boston youth annually to the Pioneering performances in the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theatre. There is a permanent collection of art as an initiative that was taken in 2000 to represent the very best art being made today collected from artists featured in ICA exhibitions at focal points of their career and makes up an important resource of the culture Boston has to offer.
The building is conveniently located between the Courthouse and World Trade Centre stations on the MBTA Silver Line. Close to many a Boston hotels this property provides an exciting opportunity for visitors to experience international and local culture at its bests. From luxury Hotel in Boston to motels that offer convenient lodging, accommodation options are many.
The langham Boston is one such hotel that offers the dedicated Art activists its own works of art, inclusive of original oil paintings by N.C. Wyeth, antique-style furnishings, and a collection of 18th century maps at this downtown Boston Hotel. Breathtakingly located within close proximity of the Institute of Contemporary art the hotel is an experience of its own with its marble entryways, and coffered gold-leaf ceilings.
Various packages ranging from B&B options to weekend stays at these fine hotels make experiencing the Institute of contemporary arts all the more enthralling.