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exhibit hours

Tue: 10am-9pm
Wed-Fri: 10am-5pm
Sat-Sun 10am-4pm
Closed Mondays 


now on exhibit

May 22, 2016 – Dec 31, 2016
on display year round.
June 1 - September 4, 2016
April 1-July 23,2016
MAY 22 - SEPTEMBER 4, 2016
October 2015 - TBD
on display year round.

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Turn the Page: Opening Night Celebration

National Light it Up Blue Day

Artist Talk with Courtney Mattison and Kip Evans

Members-only: Meet and Greet with Courtney Mattison

Lynnhaven River Now Clean-up at MOCA

SweetArt Family Night

Legends of the Fly Benefit & Film

Winter Spring Exhibition Opening

Driftwood Jewelry Holder:Make it with MOCA

1st Art Open House

8th Annual Youth Poetry Festival

MOCA at the Central Library

National Museum Day

Deja Performs the Wall

Holiday Craft Sale & Family Fest

Mini- Make it with MOCA: Tunnel Books

Members Event : Meet-and-Greet with artist Amanda McCavour

Artist Talk: Amanda McCavour

Experimental Embroidery: Master Class with Amanda McCavour

Monster Mash Family Night!

An Evening with Robin Lane - "When Things Go Wrong"

House of Blues 2015

Make it with MOCA: Tunnel Books

Master Class with Heather Bryant

Papercutting: The Universal Cultural Craft

Family Fest at the Holiday Craft Sale

SWEA Swedish Film at MOCA

Artist Talk: Eric Standley

Artist Talk: Michelle Erickson

Annual Board of Trustees Meeting

Master Class with Michelle Erickson

Master Class with Eric Standley

Members Event: Meet-and-Greet with artist Eric Standley

Slow Art Day 2015

MOCA Trivia Night

Feb 14: Love Art Together

Studio School Classes begin today!

Artist Talk: Ryan McGinness

closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

MOCA Art Show at Coastal Virginia Wine Fest

#MOCAsnaps Instagram Challenge Launch

Day Without Art Film Screening

Exhibition opening at MOCA's Satellite Gallery

Bus Trip to VMFA: Fine Art and Flowers

SWEA Film Festival

Lizzie London Fashion Show

Closed for Labor Day


Last day of current exhibitions!

Mini Make it with MOCA: Holiday Craftstravaganza!

Make it with MOCA: Holiday Craftstravaganza!

Artists Application Deadline for Holiday Craft Sale

Art & Lit: Fresh & Local

Members only: Tour and Cream Tea

Master Class with Wade Mickley

Application Deadline for Teen Stylin'

Young Audiences at MOCA

Bloody Hilarious Films: Four Weddings and a Funeral

Bloody Hilarious Films: Dr. Strangelove

Bloody Hilarious Films: Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

Lyric Opera Musical Recital

Make it with MOCA: Recycled Magazine Bowls

VMFA Teen Stylin' at MOCA

Blind Date: A Master Class with Barnaby Barford

The British Are Coming!

Through the Lens: A Master Class with Matt Eich

MOCA Members-Only: Curator's Tour


Master Class with Brian Dettmer

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Slow Art Day 2013

Satellite Gallery Opening

Father's Day Tea Dance

Herat & Soul Wedding Event

Sounds and Rhythms: A Black History Month Celebration

Arts & the Mind: A Lecture with Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker Leo Eaton

Guest of Cindy Sherman: Film Screening

A Night of Comedy with The Pushers

Evening for Educators

Poetry Open-Mic at MOCA

Master Class: The Digital Portrait with Glen McClure

One-Day Teaser: Improv Comedy 101

Rachel Timmins Master Class

Wine by Design 2013: Sparkle!

Will Liverman and Melody Waters Concert

Sun, May 22 - 2pm: Q&A with Co-Founders of Hi-Fructose

Artist Talk with Beth Cavener

Artist Talk: War Toys with Brian McCarthy

An Evening with Wayne White

Artist Talk with Martin Wittfooth

Artist Talk with Tara McPherson

Special Live Painting Event featuring Greg “Craola” Simkins

Summer Magic Family Night: Pop Goes the Summer!

Teen Takeover: Down the Rabbit Hole

Wayne White: Beauty is Embarrassing Screening at MOCA Nights