Family Events


Summer Magic Family Night

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


Sep 12 | Opera in the Park (Norfolk)
Sep 17 | Pre-K Art Day
Sep 19 | Lynnhaven River Now Fall Fest & Sustainable Living Expo
Sep 25 | ARTreach with the Virginia Beach Public Library
Sep 26 | National Museum Day
Sep 27 | FREE Family Fest & Prisms Reception
Oct 3 | First Saturday Conversations Tour
Oct 3 | Virginia Children's Festival
Oct 15 | Pre-K Art Day
Oct 16 |  Monster Mash Family Night
Oct 27-29 | ARTreach with the Virginia Beach Public Library
Nov 4 | ARTreach with the Virginia Beach Public Library
Nov 7 | First Saturday Conversations Tour
Nov 15 | Mini Make it with MOCA: Tunnel Books
Nov 19 | Pre-K Art Day
Dec 5 | First Saturday Conversations Tour 
Dec 6 | Holiday Craft Sale & FREE Family Fest
Dec 17 | Pre-K Art Day
Ongoing | MOCA Audio Tours
Ongoing | Geocache Scavenger Hunt