Upcoming Exhibitions

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Open (C)all 2016 Exhibition

June 1 - September 4, 2016
The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) invites Hampton Roads artists of all ages to participate in our upcoming Open (C)all 2016 exhibition. This is a unique opportunity for artists — including you — to have their work on display in MOCA’s Fleming Gallery.   MOCA will feature the exhibition Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose in our galleries. Ten years ago, two San-Francisco-based artists, Annie Owens and Daniel "Attaboy" Seifert started the magazine Hi-Fructose to share the type of art they loved. Over the years, Hi-Fructose magazine has become an influential publication with a devoted international readership, celebrating diverse art that transcends genres fro…

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Open (C)all 2016 Exhibition

Christine K. Harris: Awake

May 22 - September 4, 2016
Artist Christine K. Harris wants us to wake up. Too often we move through life, head down, involved in our personal problems in our minds and on our screens. But, if we just look up and around, there is a possibility for deep insight. We have the opportunity to recognize the ties that bind everything together into a whole: People, plants, insects, and animals. Everything that lives has connection to everything else. Learning to pay close, thoughtful attention to the natural world is a process whose story continues to unfold. Christine K Harris is a sculptor and part time art therapist. She earned a Master’s Degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in art therapy.  She has practiced art…

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Christine K. Harris: Awake

Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose

May 22, 2016 – Dec 31, 2016
The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) will feature some of the foremost contemporary artists through a ten year retrospective of the art magazine, Hi-Fructose. This exhibition is a unique opportunity to bring a broad spectrum of artwork by over 50 artists from the pages of magazines and computer screens to the walls of a contemporary art museum dedicated to educating on the significant art of today. Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose is a collaborative initiative by two like-minded organizations – MOCA in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Hi-Fructose The New Contemporary Art Magazine in San Francisco, California. Both are committed to creating an awareness of contempora…

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Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose

Olek: Public Art Installation

June 2016
In October 2015, the internationally known artist Olek visited the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) for a three day site visit to meet community members and plan for a large scale community-based public artwork that will raise awareness about the waters near Virginia Beach. This public art exhibit will be part of MOCA's Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose exhibition in May-December 2016. Community members who are experienced at crocheting are welcome to participate in this program. Click here for more details.    Media: Hi-FructoseSouthside Daily   OLEK Olek was born Agata Oleksiak in 1978 in Poland. In 2000, she received a BA in Cultural Studies from Adam Mickiewi…

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Olek: Public Art Installation