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Pre-K Art Days

Third Thursdays:  Mar 16 | Apr 20

MOCA members $5, Non-members $7, parents free

Foster a love of art from an early age!

Join MOCA for an hour long program which combines inquiry-based gallery tours, literacy, creative movement exercises and hands-on art making activities. Early experiences with the arts help young learners develop critical thinking, fine motor skills, communication, and social skills. Each Pre-K Art Day is developed to cover a wide range of Virginia’s Foundation Blocks for Early Learning; as well Virginia Standards of Learning for Kindergarten. Help your Pre-K learner begin their school career with a strong foundation! 

March 16 Pre-K Art Day

Art Moves Me. 

This month we will be reading “Giraffes Can’t Dance.”  Gerald the giraffe feels left out, because all of the other animals dance so well.  Will Gerald listen to his heart and dance to the beat of his own music?  Moving to the galleries we will discover how dancers were inspired by artist Sophia Jung-Am Park’s sculptures.  After the tour artists will create sculptures that will move them to dance.

April 20 Pre-K Art Day

Art Builds Excitement.

If you could build a house, what kind of house would you build? Will it be tall or small?  How many rooms will it have?  We will discover lots of new ideas when we read the book “If I Built A House.”  After visiting the sculpture by artist Bob Morehead you will be ready to create your very own house.

Register Online:

Member Registration (Log in required, discount available at check-out.)
Non-Member Registration

To register by phone, please call 757.425.0000 x310 to speak with Visitor Services.

Only register in the student's name, parents are free and do not need to register.

Looking for more art experiences for your toddler? Check out MOCA's 1st Art classes on Tuesday mornings or second Saturdays for ages 2-5.