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Family Events


Summer Magic Family Night

Experience the magic of summer with MOCA and featuring magician Rob Westcott. MOCA's fun-filled Family Night with a mix of hands-on art activities, a gallery scavenger hunt and a photo booth. Enjoy light refreshments, a brownie bar and a cash bar for grown-ups.

Family Fests

MOCA hosts FREE Family Fests six times a year. Enjoy hands-on art activities inspired by current exhibitions, scavenger hunts, refreshments and fun for the whole family. 

Pre-K Art Days

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 tours, hands-on art activities and creative movement exercises.


Oct 8 | Family Fest & PRISMS Closing Reception
Oct 14 | Second Saturday Conversations Tours
Oct 20 | Monster Mash: Family Night

Nov 11 | Second Saturday Conversations Tours

Dec 3 | Family Fest at the Holiday Craft Sale
Dec 9 | Second Saturday Conversations Tours

Jan 13 | Second Saturday Conversations Tours
Jan 20 | Military Family Day

Feb 11 | Family Fest

Ongoing | Blue Star Museums Program
Ongoing | Geocache Scavenger Hunt



1st Art and Pre-K Art Days
1st Art and Pre-K Art Days include hands-on learning.
Family Fests at MOCA
Family Fests at MOCA includes free admission.
Local partnerships offer additional programs for children.
Local partnerships offer additional programs for children.