Posts Tagged: behind the scenes

ICA Q&As: Meredith Carrington

Senior Graphic Designer Meredith Carrington sat down to answer a few questions about her work at the ICA. What’s your role at the ICA? I’m the gatekeeper of the visual brand for the ICA. There’s an amazing visual identity that was created by a number of folks, including the VCUarts staff and John Paolini, a… Read more »

Marketing Students Use the ICA for Experiential Learning

Since its inception, VCU School of Business students have worked on a myriad of different projects with the ICA, and in spring 2017, Associate Professor Jodie Ferguson, Ph.D. gave her Experiential Marketing (MKTG 430) class the opportunity to participate in some experiential learning with us. “We’ve been very fortunate to have a great relationship with… Read more »

Radical Listening

Community Conversations with the Institute for Contemporary Art Maggie Walker Governor’s School — 3rd Floor Forum Wednesday, May 31, 5:30-7pm We want to hear about your hopes and dreams for what the Institute for Contemporary Art — ICA for short — can do to be a convener and catalyst for VCU, Richmond and beyond. Join… Read more »

Radical Listening

Community Conversations with the Institute for Contemporary Art VCUarts Depot Building, 814 W Broad Street Monday, May 22, 5:30-7pm We want to hear about your hopes and dreams for what the Institute for Contemporary Art — ICA for short — can do to be a convener and catalyst for VCU, Richmond and beyond. Join us… Read more »

Radical Listening

Community Conversations with the Institute for Contemporary Art VCUarts Depot Building, 814 W Broad Street Thursday, May 18, 5:30-7pm We want to hear about your hopes and dreams for what the Institute for Contemporary Art — ICA for short — can do to be a convener and catalyst for VCU, Richmond and beyond. Join us… Read more »

Radical Listening

Community Conversations with the Institute for Contemporary Art Richmond Public Library – Main Branch, Gellman Room Thursday, May 11, 5:30-7pm We want to hear about your hopes and dreams for what the Institute for Contemporary Art — ICA for short — can do to be a convener and catalyst for VCU, Richmond and beyond. Join… Read more »

Radical Listening

Community Conversations with the Institute for Contemporary Art Richmond Public Library – Main Branch, Auditorium Monday, April 24, 5:30-7pm We want to hear about your hopes and dreams for what the Institute for Contemporary Art — ICA for short — can do to be a convener and catalyst for VCU, Richmond and beyond. Join us… Read more »

Impact Planning: Letter from Lisa Freiman and Johanna Plummer

Dear ICA Supporters and Friends, After many months of intensive conversations, we are thrilled to share our new mission and impact statements with you: MISSION: (what the ICA will do) The Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at Virginia Commonwealth University presents the art of our time and provides an open forum for dialogue and collaboration across the… Read more »

Behind the Scenes: Building Interdisciplinary Relationships

Erin Hanas, associate curator of academic programs, shares her goals for coordinating faculty and student engagement. 1. What is a typical day for you and/or your team?   Planning meetings and conversations — often related to programming ideas we are developing — but every day brings something new and different and creatively challenging. This ranges… Read more »

Behind the Scenes: Building a Donor Base for a New Institution

Carol Anne Baker LaJoie, director of development, shares the challenges and rewards of fundraising — from the potential to the planning — for a new art institution. What is your favorite aspect of fundraising for the ICA? Being with donors, hands down. I have a deep belief in the power of philanthropy because I’ve seen… Read more »