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. ICA LA is committed to making contemporary art relevant and accessible for all.
Admission is free.
Alternative cultural history of industrialized food production in the 20th century
Sculpture and assemblage refer to acts of eating, sleeping and keeping warm
Large-scale installation addressing racist stereotypes
30 paintings, drawings and collages that visually articulate social dynamics