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Nicolas Lobo, image from Cash Me Out, 2017, at Nina Johnson Gallery, Miami.

ICA Miami Associate Curator Stephanie Seidel will moderate a panel discussion between Nicolas Lobo and Jillian Mayer, Miami-based artists whose practice explore the effects of technology and the increasing complexity and digitization of everyday life. Lobo and Mayer will discuss how science fact, science fiction, and the artists’ own social spaces inform their work. This artist panel discussion is free to attend with RSVP. Members receive priority seating. Become a member today.

About Jillian Mayer

Jillian Mayer (b. Miami; lives and works in Miami) is an artist and filmmaker. Her work explores how technology affects our identities, lives and experiences. Through videos, online experiences, photography, telephone numbers, performance, sculpture, painting and installation, her projects investigate the tension between physical and digital iterations of identity and existence.

Her video works and performances have premiered at galleries and museums internationally, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami; Brooklyn Art Museum; and Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach. Her work has shown at film festivals such as Sundance, SXSW, and the New York Film Festival. She was recently featured in Art Papers, ArtNews and Artforum discussing identity, Internet and her artistic practices and influences. In 2010, her video Scenic Jogging was one of the 25 selections for the Guggenheim’s Youtube Play: A Biennial of Creative Video and was exhibited at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy; Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain; and Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany.

Mayer is a recent recipient of the prestigious Creative Capital Fellowship for 2015, the South Florida Cultural Consortium’s Visual/Media Artists Fellowship 2011 and 2014, Cintas Foundation Fellowship 2012, and was named one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film” by Filmmaker Magazine. She is also a fellow of the Sundance New Frontiers Lab Program for 2014, the Elsewhere Residency as a NEA Southern Constellation Fellow and the Zentrum Paul Klee Fellowship in Bern, Switzerland for 2013.

About Nicolas Lobo

Nicolas Lobo (b. Los Angeles; lives and works in Miami) has exhibited at institutions such as the Pérez Art Museum Miami; American University Museum, Washington, D.C; Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara, CA; and The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA.

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On December 1, 2017, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami will open in its new home in the heart of the Miami Design District at 61 NE 41st St. Dedicated to the exchange of art and ideas, our three-story, 37,500-square-foot museum will expand the museum’s ability to engage the most important artists of our time.

Aerial view of ICA Miami, South Façade. Courtesy Wolfberg Alvarez. Photo: Smith Aerial Photos.

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Location of the new Institute of Contemporary Art in the Miami Design District on NE 41st St between N Miami Ave and NE 1st Ave.

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The Everywhere Studio
Dec 1, 2017 – Feb 26, 2018

“The Everywhere Studio” explores the evolution of the artist’s studio from the post-war period to present day and features over 100 works by 50 artists from the past five decades including Roy Lichtenstein, Bruce Nauman, Carolee Schneemann, Matthew Barney, Rosemarie Trockel, Neïl Beloufa, Yves Klein, among others. Click to learn more.

Roy Lichtenstein, Artist's Studio with Model, 1974. Oil and Magna on canvas, 96 x 128 in. Collection of Irma & Norman Braman.

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Chris Ofili
Dec 1, 2017 – May 5, 2019

A new installation of paintings by internationally renowned artist Chris Ofili will reflect the artist’s practice of employing historical and cultural references to comment on contemporary society.

Chris Ofili, Post Black (Love, Life, Liberty), 2015. Oil on linen. Courtesy the Artist and David Zwirner, New York/London.

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Tomm El-Saieh
Dec 1, 2017 – May 14, 2018

Haitian-born, Miami-based artist Tomm El-Saieh will inaugurate ICA Miami’s new project gallery with a series of new paintings exploring the connections between abstraction and the Haitian tradition of narrative icon painting.

Tomm El-Saied, Tete Foumi (Ants Tits), 2015. Acrylic on canvas. Private collection, Miami. Courtesy the Artist and Central Fine, Miami Beach.

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Charles Gaines
Dec 1, 2017 – Nov 4, 2018

Activating the staircase’s vertical cantilevers, the site-specific installation by Charles Gaines will explore the artist’s application of seriality on a massive scale. Gaines’s practice places him within the legacy of conceptualism, evidenced by works such as his gridded, serial images of trees painted on Plexiglas.

Charles Gaines, Numbers and Trees IV, #2 Xeno (orange), 1988. Acrylic sheet, acrylic paint, wood. Courtesy the Artist and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Photo: Jeff Mclane.

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Mark Handforth
Dec 1, 2017 – June 26, 2021

On view in the sculpture garden, a major sculpture by Miami artist Mark Handforth depicting a bent telephone pole-star will embody the artist’s signature use of industrial materials and pop iconography.

Mark Handforth, Pink Panther, 2016. Sculpture, aluminum, painted. Courtesy the Artist and Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich.

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Abigail DeVille
Dec 1, 2017- Oct 14, 2018

Bronx-born artist Abigail DeVille will create new work for the sculpture garden reflecting on Miami’s rich and diverse social history. DeVille is known for multimedia installations that involve deep social engagement and historical investigation.

Abigail DeVille, Half Moon, 2016. Reclaimed lumber, plastics tarps, accumulated debris. Courtesy Socrates Sculpture Park. Photo: Nate Dorr.

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Allora & Calzadilla
Dec 1, 2017 – Aug 18, 2018

Puerto Rican artist duo Allora & Calzadilla will create a large-scale installation for the sculpture garden. The artists are renowned for their radical approach to the medium.

Allora & Calzadilla, Track and Field, 2011. 54th Biennale di Venzia. Photo: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images.

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Weds, Nov 29, 8:30pm
Preview Celebration

ICA Miami welcomes its Donors Circle for a special first look at Miami’s newest home for cutting-edge contemporary art.

Thurs, Nov 30, 1–6pm
Preview Day

Be among the first to experience Miami’s newest museum and enjoy a full day of preview access!

Fri, Dec 1, 9:30am
Grand Opening Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting

Miami’s cultural, civic, and philanthropic leaders will gather to celebrate free and open access to the most innovative art of our time at ICA Miami’s Official Grand Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting!

Dec 1, 12–8pm
Opening Day!

ICA Miami officially opens its new permanent home with year-round free admission! Come celebrate free and open access to the most innovative art of our time.

Sat, Dec 2, 7pm
The Next Garden Party Presented by MINI

ICA Miami Board Members Alexis and Izzy Havenick, Daphna and Ariel Bentata and the ICA Next Committee invite Next-level members and above to enjoy cocktails, a special music performance, and dancing in the Petra and Stephen Levin Sculpture Garden. This event is presented by MINI, ICA Miami’s official Innovation Partner.

Sun, Dec 3, 12–5pm
ICA Miami + Miami Design District Family Day

ICA Miami and the Miami Design District welcome families and visitors of all ages to a special Family Day Kick-Off Celebration marking the grand opening of ICA Miami’s new permanent home. Guests will enjoy a day of interactive art activities, storytelling sessions, and special performances reflecting the cultures of our community.

Tues, Dec 5, 7pm
The Everywhere Studio Opening Night!

Join ICA Miami as we inaugurate our new permanent home with a major group exhibition exploring the significance of the artist’s studio, from the postwar period to the present day.

Dec 6–10, 9am–8pm
Miami Art Week Special Hours

Enjoy extended viewing hours of ICA Miami’s new permanent home during Miami Art Week.

October 13-15, 2017
Thank You For Making "The Ship" a Destination During III Points 2017!
Sun, Aug 13, 1–3pm
August Family Day!
Sun, July 9, 1–3pm
July Family Day!
Sun, June 11, 1–3pm
June Family Day!
Members see the new ICA Miami first!

Be among the first to experience our city’s newest venue for contemporary art!

Join before October 1, 2017 for:

  • Advance invites to our grand opening celebration
  • VIP access to Miami Art Week
  • Invites to exhibition previews
  • Exclusive networking events
  • Personalized membership card
  • 20% discount at ICA Miami Shop
  • Reserved seating at all ICA Public Programs
  • Free enrollment to Art + Research Center seminars
  • Free Parking in the Miami Design District
  • And so much more!

All memberships are 100% tax-deductible and valid for one year from the date of purchase.

Sustaining Memberships

ICA Sustaining Memberships are core support for the museum, and allow ICA to advance its mission of presenting the most innovative art of our time.


Our most popular membership level! ICA NEXT members are immersed in today’s global art scene, and are provided with unique opportunities to experience an insider’s view of ICA Miami, network with fellow art enthusiasts, and engage in the museum’s program calendar in new and expanded ways.

ICA Donor Circle

ICA Donor Memberships offer exclusive opportunities and access to the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami. Through art trips, artist dinners, and private tours, Donors find themselves at the center of an enthusiastic group of art collectors and patrons.


Stay connected with the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami as it moves into its new building in the Design District. Don’t forget to sign up for ICA Miami’s newsletter to receive up to date news, event invites, media, and more.

Thank you!

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) is dedicated to promoting continuous experimentation in contemporary art, and to the exchange of art and ideas throughout the Miami region and internationally. The museum is deeply committed to providing open, public access to artistic excellence by offering year-round free admission.

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