This new, non-collecting contemporary art institution designed by Steven Holl Architects is intended as a gateway between university and city. With nearly 41,000 square feet of flexible space, the ICA will feature a dynamic slate of exhibitions, performances, films, and interdisciplinary programs. Its fluid spaces are designed to support the diverse practices characteristic of the art of today, mirroring VCU’s interdisciplinary approach and supporting the varied needs of contemporary art. The ICA’s inaugural exhibition, ‘Declaration’, will explore contemporary art’s power to respond to pressing social issues through work in an array of media by over 30 emerging and established artists. The exhibition will remain on view until 9 September 2018. Find out more about the new Institute of Contemporary Art from its website.
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