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VCU Student Preview Night

Join us April 19 for an exclusive, VCU student event. Explore the ICA’s new building, designed by Steven Holl Architects. Preview Declaration, our inaugural exhibition. Screenprint a postcard with Studio Two Three. Contribute to VCU student Andrew Bell’s Collective Declaration. Music by Shanel the DJ. Free pizza and dessert. Free t-shirt for the first 100… Read more »

VCU Community Preview Day

  Join us April 19 for an exclusive, VCU Community event! Join us as we come together to celebrate the launch of the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU. Explore the Markel Center–the ICA’s new building designed by Steven Holl Architects–and preview Declaration, our inaugural exhibition. See a dance performance in the galleries from 5–7… Read more »

ICA on the Road

As the VCU men’s basketball team travelled to Washington, DC for the Atlantic 10 tournament, the ICA was there to cheer on the Rams and to explore contemporary art in our nation’s capital. Keeping with our tradition, the ICA development team worked closely with curatorial staff to identify the most exciting places to engage with… Read more »

ICA Rocks the Stu!

Monday, November 13, 7 pm Stuart C. Siegel Center 1200 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23284 Tickets on sale Oct 25! Excitement is building for our grand opening, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to cheer on the Rams as they take on North Florida! Stop by our table on… Read more »

Designing the ICA’s Interiors

The ICA team is working with a group of architects and interior designers from BCWH to help develop a vision for the interiors of the ICA. BCWH was chosen in part because they are the architects of record for the ICA construction project, and also because they have a staff filled with many, talented VCUarts… Read more »

MBA Strategic Dilemma Project

ICA Director Lisa Freiman engaged a group of MBA students in Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Business to provide research and recommendations during an early phase of planning the development team and fundraising goals for the ICA. The project offered opportunities for students to conduct an environmental scan within contemporary art fundraising, to determine appropriate benchmarks for… Read more »