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Virtual Screening: Museum Town

Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Online/Virtual Space

Dec 28 2020
Jan 14 2021
Virtual Screening: Museum Town

Directed by Jennifer Trainer and narrated by Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, Museum Town tells the story of MASS MoCA and the great risk, hope, and power of art to transform a desolate post-industrial city.

Today, MASS MoCA is the largest museum for contemporary art in the world—but just three decades ago, its vast brick buildings were the abandoned relics of a shuttered factory. This documentary tells how such a wildly improbable transformation came to be. Museum Town also looks at the artistic process itself—not only how museums work but how artists create, tracking celebrated artist Nick Cave as he builds the monumental installation “Until,” a reflection on gun violence, race, and the

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All films are individually priced at $8 general admission; Free for ICA members.​

ICA members! Contact for redemption code, or find it in your ICA email with subject line: “ICA at Home (for the Holidays).”

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