Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) is temporarily closed until further notice. Please check the venue's website for the latest details.

The ICA supports radical art and culture through a vibrant programme of exhibitions, films, events, talks and debates.

The Institute of Contemporary Arts was founded in 1946 by a group of artists and connoisseurs including Roland Penrose, Peter Watson and Herbert Read.

It continues to support living artists through exhibitions and residencies, and has hosted the debut solo shows of Damien Hirst, Steve McQueen, Richard Prince and Luc Tuymans. The ICA was also one of the first venues to present The Clash and The Smiths, as well as bands such as Throbbing Gristle.

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)

The Mall, LONDON, Greater London, SW1Y 5AH

020 7930 3647


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Temporarily closed

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