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Multi-Faceted Art World Phenomenon, Wayne White, Explores the Battle of Hampton Roads in a Multi-Media Installation at Virginia MOCA

Monday, September 11, 2017
Dot Greene  PR & Marketing Specialist  757-425-0000 x321 Dot@VirginiaMOCA.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  (Virginia Beach, Va.) Aug. 18, 2017 — The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) announces the opening of their Fall/Winter Exhibitions on view Sep. 16, 2017 through Feb. 11, 2018 featuring an exclusive on-site installation; Wayne White: MONITORIUM. Artist, designer, author, entertainer and the subject of the 2012 documentary, Beauty is Embarrassing, Wayne White explores the 1862 Battle of Hampton Roads through a multi-media installation of the first battle of ironclad ships. Focusing on the intimate, human side of this game-changing moment in US naval history, the Unio…

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Multi-Faceted Art World Phenomenon, Wayne White, Explores the Battle of Hampton Roads in a Multi-Media Installation at Virginia MOCA

MOCA’s Boardwalk Art Show Awarded 3rd Best Art Show in the Nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine

Thursday, August 10, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Virginia Beach, Va.) August 8, 2017 — The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MOCA) Boardwalk Art Show was awarded third place out of 200 art shows nationwide by Sunshine Artist magazine in the Fine Art and Design Show category. The annual ranking appears in the September issue, distributing this week. Sunshine Artist magazine is the leading publication for art and craft show exhibitors, promoters and patrons. Sunshine Artist magazine has published the list of top 200 shows in the nation for 25 years. Art show designation is determined by artist subscribers of the magazine who are asked to list their top 10 shows from the past year (January 1, 2016 – December …

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MOCA’s Boardwalk Art Show Awarded 3rd Best Art Show in the Nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine

Internationally Renowned Artist MASER to Create Multiple Artworks in Virginia Beach

Friday, July 14, 2017
Dot Greene PR & Marketing Specialist 757-425-0000 x321Dot@VirginiaMOCA.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Internationally Renowned Artist MASER to Create Multiple Artworks in Virginia Beach   (Virginia Beach, Va.) Jul. 13, 2017 — The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and the ViBe Creative District in partnership with the City of Virginia Beach Office of Cultural Affairs will host internationally renowned artist, Maser, for an artist residency in July. Maser will create a large mural on the back of MOCA’s building (that faces I-264 heading west), a sculptural installation in the pop-up park across the street from the Convention Center and an entertainment stage, in ViBe Park…

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Internationally Renowned Artist MASER to Create Multiple Artworks in Virginia Beach

Virginia MOCA’s Summer Exhibitions Celebrate Contemporary Photography with Renowned Artist Mickalene Thomas and a Journey Through the South

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Dot Greene PR & Marketing Specialist 757-425-0000 x321Dot@VirginiaMOCA.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Virginia MOCA’s Summer Exhibitions Celebrate Contemporary Photography with Renowned Artist Mickalene Thomas and a Journey Through the South   (Virginia Beach, Va.) Apr. 13, 2017 — The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) announces the opening of their Summer Exhibitions on view May 12 through Aug. 13, 2017, celebrating the art form of photography with renowned artist Mickalene Thomas in, Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête. In addition, MOCA presents Southern Routes, an exhibition that captures the culture and landscape of the American South through photogr…

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Virginia MOCA’s Summer Exhibitions Celebrate Contemporary Photography with Renowned Artist Mickalene Thomas and a Journey Through the South

MOCA receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

Friday, March 18, 2016
Dot Greene PR & Marketing Specialist 757-425-0000 x321Dot@VirginiaMOCA.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing (Virginia Beach, Va.) Mar. 8, 2015 — Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) received $50,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) Marketing Leverage Program grant fund. In total VTC awarded more than $812,000 for 39 tourism marketing projects across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism. The grants are designed to help local and regional tourism entities attract more visitors by l…

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MOCA receives  Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing