Films & Lectures

back

National Gallery 

PRICE AUDITORIUM - May 21 - August 16, 2015

Frederick Wiseman takes audiences behind the scenes of one of the great museums of the world, the National Gallery in London, UK. This film explores the personality of a museum inhabited by over 2400 masterpieces. The collection includes work from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century. National Gallery shows how this museum works and relates with the world, its staff and public, and its paintings.

Courtesy of Frederick Wiseman and Zipporah Films. 180 mins.

Loops daily during museum hours. Screenings are free with admission.

Note:  Daily screenings may be temporarily interrupted for educational programming and private events taking place in Price Auditorium.

Chihuly in the Hotshop

In 2006, the Museum of Glass in Tacoma invited Dale Chihuly to work in their state-of-the-art hotshop, with an amphitheater specifically designed to allow the audience to watch the action close at hand. Chihuly's residency soon became the idea for this documentary, as he set out on an ambitious program that would reflect the sum total of his work in glass over the last thirty years. Film courtesy of the Chihuly Workshop. 

This film loops daily in MOCA's Rodriguez Pavilion next to MOCA's Dale Chihuly Chandelier.
 

World Affairs Council Lecture Series

Great Decisions is a program developed by the Foreign Policy Association that provides the local community a unique opportunity to learn about issues of global importance in an engaging and interactive format. Lectures are delivered by well respected experts in the foreign policy field. Great Decisions begins in January and runs for eight consecutive Saturday mornings at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach. World Affairs Council |4501 N. Witchduck Road, Suite G | Virginia Beach, VA 23455 | Phone: (757)-363 3090

 

MOCA Audio Tours

Download for your device or borrow one at the museum!

click to learn more