For 50 years, Tephra ICA has extended the impact of contemporary art beyond the gallery walls, connecting artists with audiences through innovative experiences and supporting artists at every stage of their career. To promote deeper public understanding of the arts, each exhibition is accompanied by robust hybrid programming including artist talks with curators and professionals from other fields. Tephra ICA partners with Fairfax County Public Schools to provide the same depth and breadth; students also respond to exhibitions by creating and displaying their own work in the gallery. Family Days, weekly summer camp sessions, and drop-in activities make the arts accessible to the next generation, while an annual Arts Festival provides free, interdisciplinary arts experiences for all. Enriching the lives of 60,000 people every year, Tephra ICA ensures our region's cultural dialogue stays curious and diverse.
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