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Membership at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art is not only a wonderful way to support the Arts, membership provides you with benefits to enjoy all year long. Whether you are interested in upcoming exhibitions, participating in studio school, or attending social events that match your cultural interests, MOCA connects you with the best contemporary community in Hampton Roads. Review the membership levels below and find the right way to experience the art of now at MOCA.

All MOCA members receive:

  • FREE museum admission!
  • $15 off all studio school art classes
  • Members only pre-registration dates for studio school and art camp
  • Curatorial walk through of exhibitions at openings
  • Free members access to all opening exhibition receptions
  • Discounts on select MOCA ticketed events
  • 10% off items in MOCA's shop
  • Subscription to e-newletter 
  • Access to "members only" events

Membership levels

Individual Membership- $50

Discounted Individual - $40

  • College students 18 to 24
  • Seniors 65+
  • Active Duty Military
  • Current Teachers with valid ID


Household Membership - $65

2 adults and children under 18

Discounted Household - $55

  • Seniors 65+
  • Active Duty Military
  • Current Teacher Households with valid ID


Associate Membership - $125

MOCA is a proud member of both NARM and ROAM which provide reciprocal benefits to over 700 museums nationwide. Members who join at this level and higher receive free admission during regular hours at all participating museums. Members also receive discounted pricing for select ticketed exhibitions and events and discounts in reciprocal museum shops. This is a great benefit and savings for museum lovers!

Click Here for a list of NARM Participating Museums

Click here for a list of ROAM Participating Museums

Patron Membership - $250

All the benefits listed above plus

  • Free admission for 1 guest each time you visit


Donor Membership - $500

All the benefits listed above plus

  • Free admission for 2 guests each time you visit

Collector’s Circle Membership - $1250

All the benefits listed above plus

  • Invitations to exclusive events, luncheons and symposia hosted by MOCA’s Executive Director
  • 2 tickets to the Boardwalk Art Show Artist Reception
  • 2 one-day passes to the Boardwalk Art Show Beach Club 
  • 15% off all original artwork in MOCA’s museum shop and galleries
  • 10% discount on 1 facility rental (limitations apply)

Chairman’s Circle Membership - $2500

All the benefits listed above plus

  • Free admission for 4 guests each time you visit
  • Half price Associate Memberships for family and friends
  • Private curator-led tour of for one exhibition for you and up to 10 guests of your choosing (by appointment only)
  • 10% discount on 2 facility rentals per year (limitations apply)


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All memberships are good for 1 year from date of purchase. Cards are provided to members at the reciprocal levels for admission to participating museums around the country. All others can use a photo ID for admission to MOCA. Membership acknowledgment letters will be sent out 4-6 weeks from date of purchase.


MOCA members receive FREE ADMISSION to exhibits year-round.
MOCA members receive discounts and early registration on all classes.
MOCA members recieve FREE curatorial walk-throughs of all exhibits.
MOCA members receive discounts to annual events, like House of Blues and Brews.
MOCA members receive 10% off all items in the Museum Shop.
Members at the Associate level and above receive FREE admission to 450+ museums.
Collector's and Chairman's Cirlce members receive discounts on facility rental.