exhibit hours

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

now on exhibit

September 11 - December 31, 2015
October 2 - November 16, 2015
September 11 to December 31, 2015
September 11 - December 31, 2015
September 11 - December 31, 2015
on display year round.
September 11 - December 31, 2015
August 7 - November 21, 2015
on display year round.
October 2015 - TBD

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

Virginia Beach General Elections


Current Exhibitions Close

New exhibitions open

Opening reception

Holiday Craft Sale & Family Fest

Wine by Design 2012: Warhol and Wine!

ARTlab Unveiling

Homeschool Open House

Studio School Winter Semester Starts Today.

FREE Family Fest

Professional Practices for the Visual Artist

Parish Day School Presents SteveSongs

Election Day - Polling at MOCA

CHARACTER STUDY: Gallery Tour + Matinee: Freaks (1932)

Robert Sites Exhibition Closes

Black History Month Programming

Contemporaries: Warhol Dress and Draw

closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Race to Nowhere Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Third Thursday Tattoo Showcase

Studio 54 party

Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion

National Museum Day

The Big Dance to Fight Cancer

Alive! A Night of Music, Dance & Art.

DJ Workshop with DJ Cornbread

MOCA Members-Only: Curator's Tour

Uncle Andy’s: FREE Family Fest and Book Signing with James Warhola

Studio 5 1/2 Family Dance Party

A Night with Andy: Talk with James Warhola and Thomas Kiedrowski

MOCA Trivia Night

Women + Pop: Lecture and Film Screening

I Shot Andy Warhol: Film Screening & Lecture

Woman on the Run 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk

The Crystal Ball For a Cure



Power of WOMEN event

Fuchsia the Mini Witch Family Night

Teen Takeover: Nightmares Are Made of These

Woman on the Run: A Night of Fiction and Song

Family Film Screening

VMFA Artist Workshop

Wine by Design 2013: Sparkle!

Contemporaries present: Lance Mountain & Steve Olson

New Waves 2013 Deadline

Fuchsia the Mini Witch Movie Screening

Studio School Registration

Beach Town Records USA

Will Liverman and Melody Waters Concert

SweetArt Family Night

Sounds and Rhythms: A Black History Month Celebration

A Night of Comedy with The Pushers

One-Day Teaser: Improv Comedy 101

Poetry Open-Mic at MOCA

Guest of Cindy Sherman: Film Screening

Master Class: The Digital Portrait with Glen McClure

Evening for Educators

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

Rachel Timmins Master Class

Father's Day Tea Dance

Herat & Soul Wedding Event

HRYP Slam Fest for teens

Slow Art Day 2013

Satellite Gallery Opening

Monster Mash Family Night!

Breakfast at Tiffany's


Master Class with Brian Dettmer

Pretty in Pink

Annual Board of Trustees Meeting

MOCA Contemporaries: Masquerade de la Lune.

The British Are Coming!

Through the Lens: A Master Class with Matt Eich

Blind Date: A Master Class with Barnaby Barford

Members only: Tour and Cream Tea

Art & Lit: Fresh & Local

Bloody Hilarious Films: Dr. Strangelove

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

Bloody Hilarious Films: Four Weddings and a Funeral

VMFA Teen Stylin' at MOCA

Make it with MOCA: Recycled Magazine Bowls

Make it with MOCA: Holiday Craftstravaganza!

Mini Make it with MOCA: Holiday Craftstravaganza!

Lyric Opera Musical Recital

Young Audiences at MOCA

Application Deadline for Teen Stylin'

Master Class with Wade Mickley

SWEA Swedish Film at MOCA

Artists Application Deadline for Holiday Craft Sale

Deja Performs the Wall

Cozy Up with Kristin Skees: Members Only Event

Bus Trip to VMFA: Fine Art and Flowers

Last day of current exhibitions!


Closed for Labor Day

Lizzie London Fashion Show

Day Without Art Film Screening

SWEA Film Festival

Exhibition opening at MOCA's Satellite Gallery

Wine by Design 2015: Havana Nights

House of Blues 2015

MOCA Art Show at Coastal Virginia Wine Fest

#MOCAsnaps Instagram Challenge Launch

Fall 2015 Exhibition Opening & Artist Talk with Trenton Doyle Hancock

Artist Talk: Ryan McGinness

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

Studio School Classes begin today!

Feb 14: Love Art Together

National Light it Up Blue Day

Slow Art Day 2015

Artist Talk: Eric Standley

Artist Talk: Michelle Erickson

Master Class with Michelle Erickson

Master Class with Eric Standley

Family Fest at the Holiday Craft Sale

Mini- Make it with MOCA: Tunnel Books

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

Teen Studio Workshop with Heather Bryant

Artist Talk: Amanda McCavour

Make it with MOCA: Tunnel Books

Papercutting: The Universal Cultural Craft

Master Class with Heather Bryant

Experimental Embroidery: Master Class with Amanda McCavour

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

Day With(out) Art 2015