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MOCA offers a wide range of activities for families to enjoy ranging from our FREE Family Fests to Pre-K Art Days, Family Nights and Studio School classes.
Family Fest offers a unique opportunity to create, explore, enjoy art, and most important, have fun together! Themed around current exhibitions, families can play detective in a gallery scavenger hunt, experience the interactive ARTlab and create art together. Family Fests are always free!
Offered 3 times a year, one inspired by each new set of exhibitions, Family Nights offer a unique and special nighttime experience for familiies at the museum. Each Family Night offers something new to see and do. It could be a live musical performance, a magician, or a family-friendly film screening as well as hands-on art activities and themed refreshments to engage and inspire the entire family. Family Nights are both fun and educational and spark creativity in the whole family.
Bring your little ones for an art adventure at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art! Kids ages 3-5 learn about the elements of art through storytelling, gallery visits, hands-on art activities and creative movement exercises.
Free with museum admission. Visitors of all ages can get hands-on with interactive art stations that riff on the current exhibits.