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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.

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Join Virginia MOCA Curator Heather Hakimzadeh for a conversation with Virginia photographer Matt Eich. Next Friday, Jun 5 at 4PM. Instagram Live Chat Matt Eich Photography #museumfromhome #museumathome #photography #VirtualVAMOCA #VisitVABeach Virginia Beach Arts ViBe Creative District Visit Virginia Beach
Take a #MakeBreak and practice your mark making skills with us! Get inspired by I Was There When It Happened, Michael Kagan’s first solo museum exhibition that debuted at Virginia MOCA in 2019. https://tinyurl.com/MakeBreakmarks Follow us at @VirginiaMOCA and at VirtualVAMOCA.org for weekly art making ideas. Tag us and share what you create! #makebreak #museumathome #museumfromhome #VirtualVAMOCA #VisitVABeach Virginia Beach Arts ViBe Creative District Visit Virginia Beach
6:30PM on Zoom! See you soon! New Waves 2020: Contemporary Approaches to Art Making Susan Thompson, Associate Curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and New Waves 2020 artists Diana Antohe, Mariana Parisca, and LaRissa Rogers New Waves 2020 installation photo: Echard Wheeler ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome
Check out NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration's coverage of the space shuttle launch today and you might just recognize someone. Astronaut Leland Melvin who spoke at Virginia MOCA with Michael Kagan earlier this year, is the host! Tune in around 4:30pm: https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive NASA Langley Research Center Michael Kagan
The looking requires thought, it requires engagement, it requires awareness, and it requires presence. —Ebony G. Patterson Take a closer look at ...He by artist Ebony G. Patterson from the exhibition Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction Of The Black & Hispanic Body In Contemporary Art. Patterson explores the idea of masculinity within Jamaican popular culture. She references many aspects of her culture, including dancehall culture, living in an inner-city, violence, bling funerals, and its current cultural transformation. Visit VirtualVAMOCA.org to learn more about the artwork from Virginia MOCA Curator of Education Truly Matthews. Ebony G. Patterson, …He, 2016. Mixed media on hand-cut jacquard woven photo tapestry with beads, appliques, embellishments, broaches, plastic, glitter, fabric, and embellished shoes. Collection of Robert B. Feldman. #ebonygpatterson Monique Meloche Gallery ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome
Join us on Zoom tomorrow at 6:30 PM! New Waves 2020: Contemporary Approaches to Art Making A conversation with juror Susan Thompson, Associate Curator at the Guggenheim Museum and artists Diana Antohe, Mariana Parisca, and LaRissa Rogers. New Waves 2020 installation photo by Echard Wheeler Photography Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome
Learn about inspiration, process, and approaches to art making with us on Zoom. Register soon! New Waves 2020: Contemporary Approaches to Art Making with Guggenheim Museum Associate Curator Susan Thompson and artists Diana Antohe, Mariana Parisca, and Larissa Rogers​ Guggenheim Museum ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome
TOMORROW at 11AM! Join us on Zoom with New Waves 2020 artists Katie Barrie and Megan Angolia. Virtual Coffee + Conversation ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome
Join us Thursday, May 28 at 6:30PM in celebration of the 25th anniversary of New Waves! Juror Susan Thompson, Associate Curator at the Guggenheim Museum and New Waves 2020 artists Diana Antohe, Marina Parisca, and Larissa Rogers will speak on Zoom about inspiration, process, and approaches to art making. Registration required. New Waves 2020: Contemporary Approaches to Art Making Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome
On this Memorial Day, we honor the U.S. military who have died while protecting our country, and ALL of our service members. It's also an opportunity to recognize their families. Thank you all. We look forward to being able to host another Military Family Day once we reopen.
Join us for Instagram Live Chat TOMORROW at 1pm with artist Inka Essenhigh and Virginia MOCA Curator Heather Hakimzadeh! Miles McEnery Gallery Kavi Gupta Gallery Baldwin Gallery Victoria Miro Gallery ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome Photo: Carlin Mayer. Courtesy of Inka Essenhigh
Remember the Virginia MOCA exhibition, Inka Essenhigh: A Fine Line from 2018? Meet the artist this Friday, 1pm on Instagram! Instagram Live Chat Inka Essenhigh, Fairy Procession, 2016. 78 x 80 inches. Oil and enamel on panel. Courtesy of the artist and Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY Miles McEnery Gallery Kavi Gupta Gallery Baldwin Gallery Victoria Miro Gallery ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome
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Friday May 29th, 2020

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Join Virginia MOCA Curator Heather Hakimzadeh for a conversation with Virginia photographer Matt Eich. Next Friday, Jun 5 at 4PM.

Instagram Live Chat

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Join Virginia MOCA Curator Heather Hakimzadeh for a conversation with Virginia photographer Matt Eich. Next Friday, Jun 5 at 4PM. Instagram Live Chat Matt Eich Photography #museumfromhome #museumathome #photography #VirtualVAMOCA #VisitVABeach Virginia Beach Arts ViBe Creative District Visit Virginia Beach

Friday May 29th, 2020

Virginia MOCA

Take a #MakeBreak and practice your mark making skills with us!

Get inspired by I Was There When It Happened, Michael Kagan’s first solo museum exhibition that debuted at Virginia MOCA in 2019.

tinyurl.com/MakeBreakmarks

Follow us at @VirginiaMOCA and at VirtualVAMOCA.org for weekly art making ideas. Tag us and share what you create!

#makebreak #museumathome #museumfromhome #VirtualVAMOCA #VisitVABeach Virginia Beach Arts ViBe Creative District Visit Virginia Beach
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Take a #MakeBreak and practice your mark making skills with us! Get inspired by I Was There When It Happened, Michael Kagan’s first solo museum exhibition that debuted at Virginia MOCA in 2019. https://tinyurl.com/MakeBreakmarks Follow us at @VirginiaMOCA and at VirtualVAMOCA.org for weekly art making ideas. Tag us and share what you create! #makebreak #museumathome #museumfromhome #VirtualVAMOCA #VisitVABeach Virginia Beach Arts ViBe Creative District Visit Virginia Beach

Thursday May 28th, 2020

Virginia MOCA

Virginia MOCA is celebrating the 25th anniversary of New Waves, an annual juried exhibition of artwork by Virginia artists. Join this year’s juror Susan Thompson, Associate Curator at the Guggenheim Museum and New Waves 2020 artists Diana Antohe, Mariana Parisca, and LaRissa Rogers for a conversation about inspiration, process, and approaches to art making. ... See MoreSee Less

Thursday May 28th, 2020

Virginia MOCA

Please join us online this Saturday, 11 AM with Eastern Virginia Medical School EVMS Art Therapy and Counseling, Master of Science.

Healing VB: An Expressive Arts Project

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Thursday May 28th, 2020

Virginia MOCA

6:30PM on Zoom! See you soon!

New Waves 2020: Contemporary Approaches to Art Making

Susan Thompson, Associate Curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and New Waves 2020 artists Diana Antohe, Mariana Parisca, and LaRissa Rogers

New Waves 2020 installation photo: Echard Wheeler

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6:30PM on Zoom! See you soon! New Waves 2020: Contemporary Approaches to Art Making Susan Thompson, Associate Curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and New Waves 2020 artists Diana Antohe, Mariana Parisca, and LaRissa Rogers New Waves 2020 installation photo: Echard Wheeler ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome

Thursday May 28th, 2020

Virginia MOCA

Executive Director Gary Ryan gives an update on the exhibitions that will be on view when the Museum doors reopen.

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Wednesday May 27th, 2020

Virginia MOCA

Check out NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration's coverage of the space shuttle launch today and you might just recognize someone.

Astronaut Leland Melvin who spoke at Virginia MOCA with Michael Kagan earlier this year, is the host!

Tune in around 4:30pm: www.nasa.gov/nasalive

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Check out NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administrations coverage of the space shuttle launch today and you might just recognize someone. Astronaut Leland Melvin who spoke at Virginia MOCA with Michael Kagan earlier this year, is the host! Tune in around 4:30pm: https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive NASA Langley Research Center Michael Kagan

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Well, we sure have had a lot of rain on the East Coast lately! Cross your fingers for clear weather so the rescheduled launch can happen this Saturday at 3:22PM.

Wednesday May 27th, 2020

Virginia MOCA

The looking requires thought, it requires engagement, it requires awareness, and it requires presence. —Ebony G. Patterson

Take a closer look at ...He by artist Ebony G. Patterson from the exhibition Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction Of The Black & Hispanic Body In Contemporary Art. Patterson explores the idea of masculinity within Jamaican popular culture. She references many aspects of her culture, including dancehall culture, living in an inner-city, violence, bling funerals, and its current cultural transformation.

Visit VirtualVAMOCA.org to learn more about the artwork from Virginia MOCA Curator of Education Truly Matthews.

Ebony G. Patterson, …He, 2016. Mixed media on hand-cut jacquard woven photo tapestry with beads, appliques, embellishments, broaches, plastic, glitter, fabric, and embellished shoes. Collection of Robert B. Feldman.

#ebonygpatterson Monique Meloche Gallery ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome
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The looking requires thought, it requires engagement, it requires awareness, and it requires presence. —Ebony G. Patterson Take a closer look at ...He by artist Ebony G. Patterson from the exhibition Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction Of The Black & Hispanic Body In Contemporary Art. Patterson explores the idea of masculinity within Jamaican popular culture. She references many aspects of her culture, including dancehall culture, living in an inner-city, violence, bling funerals, and its current cultural transformation. Visit VirtualVAMOCA.org to learn more about the artwork from Virginia MOCA Curator of Education Truly Matthews. Ebony G. Patterson, …He, 2016. Mixed media on hand-cut jacquard woven photo tapestry with beads, appliques, embellishments, broaches, plastic, glitter, fabric, and embellished shoes. Collection of Robert B. Feldman. #ebonygpatterson Monique Meloche Gallery ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome

Wednesday May 27th, 2020

Virginia MOCA

Join us on Zoom tomorrow at 6:30 PM!

New Waves 2020: Contemporary Approaches to Art Making

A conversation with juror Susan Thompson, Associate Curator at the Guggenheim Museum and artists Diana Antohe, Mariana Parisca, and LaRissa Rogers.

New Waves 2020 installation photo by Echard Wheeler Photography

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome
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Join us on Zoom tomorrow at 6:30 PM! New Waves 2020: Contemporary Approaches to Art Making A conversation with juror Susan Thompson, Associate Curator at the Guggenheim Museum and artists Diana Antohe, Mariana Parisca, and LaRissa Rogers. New Waves 2020 installation photo by Echard Wheeler Photography Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum ViBe Creative District Virginia Beach Arts Visit Virginia Beach #VisitVABeach #VirtualVAMOCA #Museumfromhome #Museumathome

Tuesday May 26th, 2020

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Omg! Truly!?! That’s you! Wow!!!! I watched the episode with Hampton and I was like gosh that girl looks familiar. Hickory represent lol

The zoom logo is over the title of the piece, what is it?

Thank you for this!

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Is that a common thing? The same artists winning over and over

Beautiful surface finish

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