ICA: Institute of Contemporary Arts

Courtesy of the ICA
The ICA focuses on promoting contemporary arts through exhibitions, screenings and events.


The ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts) is a cultural centre for international contemporary arts situated on The Mall, just off Trafalgar Square.

Founded in 1946, the ICA promotes the understanding of radical art through exhibitions, film screenings, talks and events. The institute encourages new generations to engage with contemporary art, and is a fundamental reference point for artists, art critics and researchers.

Venue Details & Map

ICA: Institute of Contemporary Arts

Nash House
The Mall
+44 (0)20 7930 3647
Public transport:
Piccadilly: exit station, walk down Lower Regent St to Waterloo Place, descend Duke of York steps, turn left. Charing Cross: turn left, cross Trafalgar Sq bearing left

Facilities & Accessibility

Access into the Building
Flat routes from parking area to entrance

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