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San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

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Went for the Music, Blown Away by the Art!

The ICA teamed up with Opera San Jose for a preview talk and performance of Jake Heggie’s opera... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2019
DigitalRabbit
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Los Gatos, California
Casual stop

We had some time to kill after an event and before another so we stopped by and went through the... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2012
ImaCATraveler
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Morgan Hill, California
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Jan 30, 2019
“Went for the Music, Blown Away by the Art!”
Sep 7, 2015
“Modern Art collection”
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The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) is an energetic art space located in downtown San Jose dedicated to making contemporary art accessible and exciting to audiences of all ages and backgrounds.The ICA has long been committed to...more
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Reviewed January 30, 2019

The ICA teamed up with Opera San Jose for a preview talk and performance of Jake Heggie’s opera Moby Dick. The opera happens to coincide with an exhibit by Diane Samuels who created a visual artwork called Moby Dick. Although I enjoyed the musical preview,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 7, 2015

The building is nice and well designed, but art collection is not that big and represents only represents only modern Art and is not that impressive.

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed December 29, 2012

We had some time to kill after an event and before another so we stopped by and went through the museum. This was not our first trip by any means and we always enjoy the exhibits. While some contemporary art may not be my personal...More

Date of experience: December 2012
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

It's worth a visit to San Jose, if only to take in the art at the ICA (ok, you should stop in at the SJMA as well!). ICA has interesting, challenging exhibitions that never fail to engage their audience. Exhibitions draw artists from the Bay...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed April 6, 2012

Small, but everytime I visit an exhibit I'm impressed. Interested shows. Check on line before you go at their website to make sure what they are currently exhibiting is of interest to you.

Date of experience: May 2011
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Reviewed June 13, 2011

My Mom and I went to see the latest exhibit, Size Matters. This is the 3rd time we've been here and each time the exhibit is thought-provoking. Even more because there was a docent-tour given by the artists themselves. It adds a few layers of...More

Date of experience: June 2011
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Reviewed March 23, 2011

We were visually overwhelmed by the Urgency and Size Matters exhibits. They were very impactful both through size and medium. We will return as the exhibits change. There is a lot of creativity and force packed into this small space.

Date of experience: March 2011
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