The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) is a new museum showing exhibitions of work by international artists, with dynamic public programs and inclusive community partnerships that reflect the diversity of Los Angeles and the world.
The 12,700 square-foot museum was designed by the interdisciplinary practice wHY, with 7,500-square-feet of exhibition space. Founded in 1984 as the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA), ICA LA builds upon a distinguished history of fostering artistic experimentation with bold curatorial choices, and connecting with various communities via timely, meaningful, and engaging public programs.
Admission is free.
Work inspired by feminist and queer liberation movements, and subcultures ranging from punk to kink