Download Membership Form and Fax or Mail to MOCA. Questions? Contact: Kay Barbini at 757-425-0000 x319 or or call Visitor Services at 757-425-0000 x310.

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 studio school art classes above $50; $5 off studio school art classes $50 or less
  • 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

All of the above benefits for one adult.

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


Household Membership - $65

All of the above benefits for 2 adults and children under 18 living in household.

Discounted Household - $55

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


Associate Membership - $125

Discounted Associate - $100

All of the above benefits listed above plus reciprocal benefits to NARM and ROAM. 

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
  • Access to an additional 34 museums nationwide via the MARP Participating Museums.  


Donor Membership - $500

All the benefits listed above plus:

  • Recognitition in the Annual Report
  • Free admission for 2 guests each time you visit

Collector’s Circle Membership - $1,250

All the benefits listed above plus:

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

Chairman’s Circle Membership - $2,500

All the benefits listed above plus:

  • Unlimited access to the Museum
  • Invitation to an exclusive dinner with the artist(s)
  • Opportunity to participate in special art trips
  • Free admission for 4 guests each time you visit
  • Half price Associate Memberships for family and friends
  • 50% off two studio school classes
  • 10% discount on 2 facility rentals per year (limitations apply) 
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.