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Ryan McGinness: Studio Visit

January 31 - April 19, 2015
Ryan McGinness: Studio Visit explores the creative process of a Virginia Beach native and artist.  In 2009, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) commissioned a work inspired by the museum’s collection. The result is a 16-panel painting containing 200 icons that reference works from the VMFA.  We now have an opportunity to see how McGinness conceived and created this stunning work. There are three parts to this exhibition. The first provides a glimpse of McGinness’ studio practice. Listen to his favorite playlist as you see the artist screenprint the final work! The second shows early artworks he made while growing up in Virginia Beach. Finally, you can see some of the objects McGinn…

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Ryan McGinness: Studio Visit

Prisms 2014

September 7-23, 2014
A collection of student artwork from MOCA's Summer Art Camp!   …

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Prisms 2014

Hampton Roads Student Gallery 2015

February 2015
For over 30 years Student Gallery has provided students in 11th and 12th grade the opportunity to exhibit their artwork in leading museums and institutions in the Hampton Roads Region of Virginia. Students participate annually through teacher and school administrator solicitation.  Student Gallery significantly impacts schools and communities throughout the Hampton Roads Region. Participation for the project comes from the following cities: Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach.  A panel of knowledgeable art professionals are hired to act as un-biased jurors to review student work.  These experts select 6 student Finalists and 20 Hon…

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Hampton Roads Student Gallery 2015

Salem Visual Arts Academy Annual Juried Exhibition 2015

April 3- 19, 2015
Salem Visual Arts Academy 11th Annual Juried Exhibition  Over 75 works  by 57 students from Salem High School.  Click here for more information on the Salen Visual Arts Academy.   …

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Salem Visual Arts Academy Annual Juried Exhibition 2015

Teaching Artists 2015 Exhibit

May 4 - June 5, 2015
View 89 artworks by 46 art teachers from the following Virginia Beach Public Schools: Alanton Elementary School Bayside High School Centerville Elementary School Cooke Elementary School Cox High School Diamond Springs Elementary School Fairfield Elementary School First Colonial High School Great Neck Middle School Green Run Collegiate Indian Lakes Elementary School Juvenile Detention Center Kemps Landing/Old Donation School Linkhorn Park Elementary School Newtown Elementary School Plaza Middle School Point O'View Elementary School Salem High School Seatack Elementary School Strawbridge Elementary School Tallwood High School Virginia Beach Middle School White Oaks Elementary School Windsor Oa…

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Teaching Artists 2015 Exhibit