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.

Summer Children & Family Events

Click here to see all summer programming at MOCA. 


May 20 | Exhibition Opening
May 21 | Pre-K Art Day 
June 5 | First Friday Conversations Tours
June 6 | First Saturday Conversations Tours
June 18 | Pre-K Art Day                          
June 20 | FREE Family Fest 
July 16 | Pre-K Art Day 
July 16 | Summer Magic Family Night
Aug 1  | First Saturday Conversations Tours 
Aug 3-7 | Art Investigators: Art Camp Class
Aug 7 | First Friday Conversations Tours
Aug 16 | FREE Family Fest
Aug 20 | Pre-K Art Day
Ongoing | Blue Star Museums Program 
Ongoing | Geocache Scavenger Hunt