25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston, MA 02210
Date Posted: July 09, 2019
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
Tour Guides program includes a dynamic community of volunteer members within the
Education Department with a shared interest in the art of our time. Through
discussion-based tours, the Tour Guides encourage visitors of all ages to make
meaningful connections with contemporary art and culture. ICA Tour Guides come
from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds. There is no formal art
or art history training is required.
ICA is currently accepting applications for the fall 2019 Tour Guide training
applications should complete an application form:https://www.icaboston.org/ica-volunteer-tour-guide-application
accepted for the Tour Guide training class beginning September 12, 2019.
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis throughout the summer.
Applicants will be notified upon acceptance to the program. All accepted
applicants will participate in a 10-week training class every Thursdays from
1-3 pm. The training classes cover an introduction to the ICA, our iconic building,
and collection; an overview of themes in contemporary art; touring strategies
and basic learning theory; and audience considerations.
The ICA Tour Guide program does not accept applications from current high
school or college students. For more information, please firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Tour Programs Manager
at (617) 478-3178.
Institute of Contemporary Art strives to share the pleasures of reflection,
inspiration, provocation, and imagination that contemporary art offers through
public access to art, artists, and the creative process.
ICA’s primary activities are to present outstanding contemporary art in all medium,
including visual art exhibitions, music, film, video, and performance that is
deserving of in depth public attention to Boston audiences. To provide
innovative experiential learning opportunities for people of all ages through
direct encounters with artists and art making. To design interpretative
programs that provide context for, develop appreciation of, and add meaning to
contemporary art and culture
Homepage banner image: Detail of glassworks by Carrie Gustafson (Mass Cultural Council Crafts Fellow ’11).
¹ Americans for the Arts. (2017). “Arts & Economic Prosperity 5: The Economic Impact of Nonprofits and Cultural Organizations and Their Audiences in the State of Massachusetts.” Retrieved from www.AmericansForTheArts.org
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