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exhibit hours - starting May 12:

Tue: 10am-9pm
Wed-Fri: 10am-5pm
Sat-Sun 10am-4pm
Closed Mondays 


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Adult Socials Exhibitions & Openings Film & Lectures Family Events Outdoor Events Just For Teens

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Summer Exhibitions Opening Reception

National Light it Up Blue Day

Artist Talk with Courtney Mattison and Kip Evans

Members-only: Meet and Greet with Courtney Mattison

Lynnhaven River Now Clean-up at MOCA

Teen Takeover: Bring it to Light

SweetArt Family Night

Legends of the Fly Benefit & Film

Winter Spring Exhibition Opening

Driftwood Jewelry Holder:Make it with MOCA

8th Annual Youth Poetry Festival

MOCA at the Central Library

National Museum Day

Deja Performs the Wall

Holiday Craft Sale & Family Fest

Mini- Make it with MOCA: Tunnel Books

Members Event : Meet-and-Greet with artist Amanda McCavour

Artist Talk: Amanda McCavour

Experimental Embroidery: Master Class with Amanda McCavour

A Mindful Night: Youth Panel Discussion + Pop-up Exhibition

An Evening with Robin Lane - "When Things Go Wrong"

House of Blues 2015

Make it with MOCA: Tunnel Books

Master Class with Heather Bryant

Papercutting: The Universal Cultural Craft

Family Fest at the Holiday Craft Sale

International Museum Mashup Day

Artist Talk with Jesse Albrecht

Artist Talk: Michelle Erickson

Annual Board of Trustees Meeting

Master Class with Michelle Erickson

Master Class with Eric Standley

Members Event: Meet-and-Greet with artist Eric Standley

A Shot in the Dark ARTini 2017

MOCA Trivia Night

Feb 14: Love Art Together

Studio School Classes begin today!

Artist Talk: Ryan McGinness

closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

MOCA Art Show at Coastal Virginia Wine Fest

#MOCAsnaps Instagram Challenge Launch

Day Without Art Film Screening

Exhibition opening at MOCA's Satellite Gallery

Bus Trip to VMFA: Fine Art and Flowers

SWEA Film Festival

Lizzie London Fashion Show

Closed for Labor Day


Last day of current exhibitions!

Mini Make it with MOCA: Holiday Craftstravaganza!

Make it with MOCA: Holiday Craftstravaganza!

Artists Application Deadline for Holiday Craft Sale

Art & Lit: Fresh & Local

Members only: Tour and Cream Tea

Master Class with Wade Mickley

Application Deadline for Teen Stylin'

Young Audiences at MOCA

Bloody Hilarious Films: Four Weddings and a Funeral

Bloody Hilarious Films: Dr. Strangelove

Bloody Hilarious Films: Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

Lyric Opera Musical Recital

Make it with MOCA: Recycled Magazine Bowls

VMFA Teen Stylin' at MOCA

Blind Date: A Master Class with Barnaby Barford

The British Are Coming!

Through the Lens: A Master Class with Matt Eich

MOCA Members-Only: Curator's Tour


Master Class with Brian Dettmer

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Slow Art Day 2013

Satellite Gallery Opening

Father's Day Tea Dance

Herat & Soul Wedding Event

Sounds and Rhythms: A Black History Month Celebration

Arts & the Mind: A Lecture with Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker Leo Eaton

Guest of Cindy Sherman: Film Screening

A Night of Comedy with The Pushers

Evening for Educators

Poetry Open-Mic at MOCA

Master Class: The Digital Portrait with Glen McClure

One-Day Teaser: Improv Comedy 101

Rachel Timmins Master Class

Wine by Design 2013: Sparkle!

Will Liverman and Melody Waters Concert

Sun, May 22 - 2pm: Q&A with Co-Founders of Hi-Fructose

Artist Talk with Beth Cavener

Artist Talk: War Toys with Brian McCarty

An Evening with Wayne White

Artist Talk with Martin Wittfooth

Artist Talk with Tara McPherson

Special Live Painting Event featuring Greg “Craola” Simkins

Mindful Panel Discussion + Community Resource Night

Wayne White: Beauty is Embarrassing Screening at MOCA Nights

In-Depth Process Talk with Beth Cavener

Wayne White: Beauty is Embarrassing Screening at MOCA Nights

House of Blues, Brews, and Stews

Wet Paint: Block Party and Live Painting Event featuring Greg "Craola" Simkins

MOCA + Story Exchange, Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art

Holiday Craft Sale & Family Fest

Military Family Day at MOCA

Master Class with Jesse Albrecht

Master Class with Rose Clancy

Artist Talk with Michael Janis

Artist Talk with Jamie Betts

A Tribute to Duke Ellington: Ms. Vinnie Knight and the Jazz and Blues Riders

Opening Reception, Blade Wynne: Yard Work

Teen Studio Workshop: The Abstract Self

Mini-Make it with MOCA: Galaxy Sensory Bottles

MOCA at THE MAIN: Mar 24-26 | Norfolk

Boardwalk Art Show Family Fest

Summer Magic Family Night

MOCA + Story Exchange: Muse

Artist Talk with Kate Medley & A Taste of the South

Artist Talk with Brian Palmer

Members Only Meet & Greet with Brian Palmer

1st Art: Second Saturdays

Workshop: Intro to Zentangle

Community Voices Panel Discussion: Moderated by Barbara Hamm Lee