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Institute for Contemporary Art

The ICA is poised to become a cultural linchpin for the city of Richmond. The non-collecting museum will showcase a fresh slate of changing innovative exhibitions, performances, films and special programs.

Art is intended to prompt interaction and discussion, to evoke emotion and drive experiences. As a non-collecting institution, we will showcase an ever-changing slate of exhibitions, performances, films, and special programs that translate our world into every medium. Admission is free and open to all.

601 West Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220

Place Type

Art Center





Upcoming Events

First Friday at ICA VCU: Nadah el Shazly
2/3 7pm

Join us for a musical performance by Nadah el Shazly, a producer, vocalist and sound artist from Cairo, Egypt. Her debut album “Ahwar” radically reinvents...

Spring '23 Season Premiere: So It Appears
2/24 5pm

Celebrate the unveiling of the ICA’s Spring 2023 season as we open Navine G. Dossos: McLean and the group exhibition So it appears, featuring over 40 works...

Making Sense of Contemporary Art: Can Art be Anything?
2/28 6pm

Join the first session included in a series of classes at the ICA at VCU where we will explore together how to see and understand contemporary art. A work...

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