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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.

Upcoming Major Events at Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

These are major events that draw hundreds or even thousands of people to Virginia Beach each year. They are events that you definitely want to think about when you are planning your vacation.
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Military Family Day at MOCA

Apr 6
10:00am - 1:00pm
Gallery Exhibits, Military or Patriotic Events

Friday March 22nd, 2019

Virginia MOCA

Congratulations to the New Waves 2019 award winners! Thank you to our juror Carmen Hermo!

Best in Show:
Caitlin Blomstrom, The Artists' Wives, 2017

Second Place:
Mahari Chabwera, Self Portrait of Nanu Buluku as Isis, In Eden, Calling the Earth to Witness, 2018.

Third Place:
Sandy Williams IV, I Get It From My Mama, 2018.

Honorable Mention
Megan Angolia, Friends Ask Why I Don't Get My Nails Done, 2016

Honorable Mention
Elizabeth Lowney, VA Code 32.1-370, 2018

Photo of Carmen Hermo by Victor Castro
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Congratulations to the New Waves 2019 award winners! Thank you to our juror Carmen Hermo!  Best in Show:
Caitlin Blomstrom, The Artists Wives, 2017  Second Place:
Mahari Chabwera, Self Portrait of Nanu Buluku as Isis, In Eden, Calling the Earth to Witness, 2018.  Third Place:
Sandy Williams IV, I Get It From My Mama, 2018.  Honorable Mention
Megan Angolia, Friends Ask Why I Dont Get My Nails Done, 2016  Honorable Mention
Elizabeth Lowney, VA Code 32.1-370, 2018  Photo of Carmen Hermo by Victor Castro

Friday March 22nd, 2019

Virginia MOCA

We're getting ready to announce the New Waves 2019 awards! ... See MoreSee Less

Were getting ready to announce the New Waves 2019 awards!

Friday March 22nd, 2019

Virginia MOCA

Special thanks to Gina Adams, Charles Williams, and Annie Layne for giving our staff and Gallery Teachers a tour of The Rest of History and Annie Layne: Brazen. We had a fascinating look at their work today.

Join us at the Spring Exhibitions Opening Celebration tonight for art, music, and delicious food! PLUS the New Waves 2019 awards for Virginia artists!
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Special thanks to Gina Adams, Charles Williams, and Annie Layne for giving our staff and Gallery Teachers a tour of The Rest of History and Annie Layne: Brazen. We had a fascinating look at their work today.  Join us at the Spring Exhibitions Opening Celebration tonight for art, music, and delicious food! PLUS the New Waves 2019 awards for Virginia artists!

Friday March 22nd, 2019

Virginia MOCA

It's not too late to join us for the Spring Exhibitions Opening Celebration tonight, starting at 6:30PM! We'll have tickets available at the door, so bring a friend!

Photo by Fresh Look Photography
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Its not too late to join us for the Spring Exhibitions Opening Celebration tonight, starting at 6:30PM! Well have tickets available at the door, so bring a friend!  Photo by Fresh Look Photography

Thursday March 21st, 2019

Virginia MOCA

Join us on Saturday for a Letter Cutting Session with Gina Adams!

Participate in cutting letters for one of Adams' Broken Treaty Quilts, then visit the TowneBank Galleries to see her work in The Rest of History exhibition.
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Thursday March 21st, 2019

Virginia MOCA

Get your advance tickets by 5pm TODAY! Join us for the opening on Friday and avoid the purchasing line for tickets at the door.

tinyurl.com/mocaopening2019

Celebrate the opening of The Rest of History, New Waves 2019, and Annie Layne: Brazen.

@ViBeCreativeDistrict @VirginiaBeachArts @VisitVirginiaBeach
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Get your advance tickets by 5pm TODAY! Join us for the opening on Friday and avoid the purchasing line for tickets at the door.  https://tinyurl.com/mocaopening2019  Celebrate the opening of The Rest of History, New Waves 2019, and Annie Layne: Brazen.  @ViBeCreativeDistrict @VirginiaBeachArts @VisitVirginiaBeach

Wednesday March 20th, 2019

Virginia MOCA

Join us this Friday to celebrate the opening of The Rest of History, New Waves 2019, and Annie Layne: Brazen!

Advance tickets are recommended and available until 5pm tomorrow. Register: tinyurl.com/mocaopening2019
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Join us this Friday to celebrate the opening of The Rest of History, New Waves 2019, and Annie Layne: Brazen!  Advance tickets are recommended and available until 5pm tomorrow. Register: https://tinyurl.com/mocaopening2019

Tuesday March 19th, 2019

Virginia MOCA

Congratulations to artist Richard Hollant, the African American Cultural Center of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach Arts, City of Virginia Beach and everyone involved in bringing the new public art installation Portraits from a Place of Grace to reality.

Resting at the future home of the African American Cultural Center of Virginia Beach the immersive design celebrates Virginia Beach’s historic African American neighborhoods and their residents.

Visit the work at the future site of the AACCVB at 744 Hampshire Lane in Virginia Beach.

Richard Hollant Images
#publicart #community #makinghistory #virginiabeach
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Congratulations to artist Richard Hollant, the African American Cultural Center of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach Arts, City of Virginia Beach and everyone involved in bringing the new public art installation Portraits from a Place of Grace to reality.  Resting at the future home of the African American Cultural Center of Virginia Beach the immersive design celebrates Virginia Beach’s historic African American neighborhoods and their residents.  Visit the work at the future site of the AACCVB at 744 Hampshire Lane in Virginia Beach.  Richard Hollant Images
#publicart #community #makinghistory #virginiabeach

Monday March 18th, 2019

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Hello! $7.70 adults, $5.50 students/seniors 65+/military with ID. Children 4 and under are free. The new exhibitions will be open this Saturday. You can find more details at VirginiaMOCA.org.

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