Modern. Artistic. Brilliant.

The Institute of Contemporary Art offers an electrifying and unique space anchored by impeccable service and innovative food. Amplified by modern and inventive art collections, the ICA lends itself to those looking to make a vibrant splash.

Venue Spaces

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State Street Corporation Lobby

Drama is certain when you choose to welcome your guests to the State Street Corporation Lobby. Just one look at the breathtaking impact of the Sandra and Gerald Fineberg Art Wall ensures it, while the glass elevator and incredible harbor views enhance it.

The Common Room

Nothing is common about this elegant waterfront space. With floor-to-ceiling glass doors facing the water, this room is perfect for relaxing with your bridal party. Its proximity to the Putnam Investments Plaza makes it a breathtaking addition to your reception space.

Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater

There’s nothing quite as dramatic as the Boston skyline at night. This Seaport gem, with glass on two sides, offers a roomy dance floor with two stunning vantages for moonlit dancing: the city and the sea.

Putnam Investments Plaza

Celebrate your catered event in the heart of the vibrant Seaport District. Seaport is Boston’s new bustling neighborhood with unique cultural appeal.

Availability for private entertaining on the Plaza is limited.

All Event Space

The venue is one of the city’s most exciting and celebrated artistic institutions and revitalization projects, making it one of the most desirable waterfront venues. With its sleek design and dramatic setting, offers a particularly refined ambiance for a seated dinner or a cocktail reception. Take advantage of innovative experiential opportunities in an array of unique and multifaceted spaces for after-hours entertaining, indoors and out.

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston is one of the first museums in the country devoted to the art of our time. Founded as a “renegade offspring” of New York’s Museum of Modern Art in 1936, it was originally called the Boston Museum of Modern Art.

Director’s Circle Membership

Along the eastern interior wall of the lobby is the Sandra and Gerald Fineberg Art Wall, a space dedicated to original work commissioned from a new artist each year.

In this new commission, Untitled (Hope/Fear), 2022, Barbara Kruger uses the wall’s unique architecture to create bold artwork. Kruger has been a consistent, critical observer of contemporary culture.

Current Exhibition

Thank you for a fantastic night! We had an unbelievable time, and many of our guests shared it was the best wedding they have ever attended. It truly surpassed our expectations!