July 29, 2017: The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston Hosts FREE Family Play Date in Seaport & East Boston

139

WHEN and WHERE:

Saturday, July 29, 2017
12–3 PM in Piers Park (95 Marginal St) and 10 AM–4 PM at the ICA (25 Harbor Shore Dr). 
All activities are free for all, with free water transportation across the harbor.

WHAT:

In anticipation of the ICA’s expansion to East Boston in 2018, ICA Play Dates—the museum’s monthly program for families—will take place on both sides of Boston Harbor for one Saturday in July.

Activities kick off at the ICA at 10 AM. From NOON to 3 PM families can board a boat and head over to East Boston’s Piers Park, where the fun includes a special concert and art activities.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

SAIL THE HARBOR WITH PIERS PARK SAILING CENTER | 12–2:30 PM

Check in at the Sailing Center for timed tickets. Space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Life jackets provided.

ART-MAKING | 12–3 PM

Decorate binoculars or make message stones in activities led by our staff and educators.

LIVE MUSIC | 1–3 PM

Enjoy performances by DiverCity and Odaiko New England.


WATER TRANSPORTATION:

Water taxis will travel from Fan Pier (right in front of the ICA) to Piers Park every 15 minutes from noon to 3:30. Questions about accessibility? Call 617-478-3103.


NOTES:

Admission is FREE for up to 2 adults per family when accompanied by children ages 12 and under. Youth 17 and under are always admitted free to the ICA. All ages welcome; programs best-suited for ages 6 and older.

Learn more about the ICA’s family programs at icaboston.org

Play Dates are sponsored by Vivien and Alan Hassenfeld and the Hassenfeld Family Foundation, and Holly and David Bruce.