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Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

2200 Parks Ave Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 425-0000

Region: Oceanfront Central (11-25), Virginia Beach

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The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art has brought the significant art of our time to the Hampton Roads area. Through regularly changing exhibitions by regional, national, and international artists, the Museum explores contemporary culture and brings it to life through educational programming and special events. The award-winning facility is also host to many regional events, performing arts programs, and family entertainment. This is a special place to visit while traveling or vacationing in Virginia Beach.

Thursday September 13th, 2018

Virginia MOCA

Opportunity for artists!Local artists: The crummy weather ahead is a great excuse to get out your sketchbooks and work on submissions for the Call to Artists: Proteus Festival Community Mural project! The deadline is Sept. 23, so don't miss this opportunity to showcase your talent in the Sandler Center Plaza! Details here: ow.ly/RdBk50iHVTx ... See MoreSee Less

Opportunity for artists!

Tuesday September 11th, 2018

Virginia MOCA

Please note that all classes and open studios are cancelled from this evening through Sep 16 due to #HurricaneFlorence. We will be scheduling make-up classes and will be in touch with registered participants as soon as possible.

Additionally, the MOCA building will be closing at 5pm tomorrow, Sep 12 and will remain closed until we have determined that our parking lot and facility can be accessed safely. Please stay tuned for the announcement of our reopening.

Thank you and stay safe!
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Monday September 10th, 2018

Virginia MOCA

Thanks Hi-Fructose Magazine! We're excited for the Fall Exhibitions Opening Celebration on Sep 21!Julie Heffernan Studio’s oil paintings imagine habitats and situations formed in response to environmental collapse. “When the Water Rises,” a new exhibition coming to the Virginia MOCA, offers these recent works: hifructose.com/2018/09/10/julie-heffernans-recent-oil-paintings-shown-in-when-the-water-rises/ ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks Hi-Fructose Magazine! Were excited for the Fall Exhibitions Opening Celebration on Sep 21!

Saturday September 8th, 2018

Virginia MOCA

Bring your young child to Sep: Pre-K Art Day on Thursday and discover space together! Not outer space 👾 - ART space!

"A Positively Great Time"
We'll learn about the art element, space. Create your own masterpiece showing an example of positive and negative space.
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Bring your young child to Sep: Pre-K Art Day on Thursday and discover space together! Not outer space 👾 - ART space!  A Positively Great Time
Well learn about the art element, space. Create your own masterpiece showing an example of positive and negative space.

Friday September 7th, 2018

Virginia MOCA

Do you have your ticket for the Fall Exhibitions Opening Celebration? The big event is less than two weeks away!

Catch all the fun and meet artists Todd Schorr, Julie Heffernan, and Andy Harris! Plus, DJ Lord Thomas playing vintage vinyl, Auntie's Pop-Up Tiki Bar.

Featured caterers:
Distinctive Gourmet www.distinctivegourmetvb.com/
Goodrich Gourmet Catering Company
Mermaid Catering
North End Catering & Incredible Edibles Bakery
Traditions Catering and Events

For every ticket sold, Tito's Handmade Vodka will make a matching donation, up to $1,500, to MOCA's educational programs!

Todd Schorr. Ape Worship, 2007. Acrylic on canvas. 96 x 120 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
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Do you have your ticket for the Fall Exhibitions Opening Celebration? The big event is less than two weeks away!  Catch all the fun and meet artists Todd Schorr, Julie Heffernan, and Andy Harris! Plus, DJ Lord Thomas playing vintage vinyl, Aunties Pop-Up Tiki Bar.  Featured caterers:
Distinctive Gourmet https://www.distinctivegourmetvb.com/
Goodrich Gourmet Catering Company
Mermaid Catering
North End Catering & Incredible Edibles Bakery
Traditions Catering and Events  For every ticket sold, Titos Handmade Vodka will make a matching donation, up to $1,500, to MOCAs educational programs!  Todd Schorr. Ape Worship, 2007. Acrylic on canvas. 96 x 120 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Friday September 7th, 2018

Virginia MOCA

Get over to the ViBe Creative District today and enjoy the beautiful art and weather!Happy #FirstFriday!! Check out the new pop of color on the corner of Parks Ave and 19th St here in the ViBe Creative District! This MASER ART public art installation is underway thanks to our partnership with Virginia Beach Arts and Virginia MOCA and some amazing local artists and volunteers! ... See MoreSee Less

Get over to the ViBe Creative District today and enjoy the beautiful art and weather!

Thursday September 6th, 2018

Virginia MOCA

Such a fun way for teens to gain event planning experience plus volunteer hours Virginia MOCA!

Teen Takeover Planning Committee meetings begin Sep 27. Sign up NOW and don't miss out!
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Such a fun way for teens to gain event planning experience plus volunteer hours Virginia MOCA!  Teen Takeover Planning Committee meetings begin Sep 27. Sign up NOW and dont miss out!
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