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Bus Trip to VMFA: Fine Art and Flowers

Thursday, November 6th

Join MOCA trustees, staff and members and our friends at the McDonald Garden Center for a memorable trip to Richmond to see the Fine Art & Flowers exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Join MOCA trustees and staff on a special day trip to visit the Fine Art & Flowers at VMFA in Richmond! In November of 2014, VMFA will celebrate the 12th Fine Arts & Flowers, presented by The Council of VMFA. This four-day fundraising exhibition features floral interpretations of masterpieces from the permanent collection created by members of the Garden Club of Virginia, the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs, and Garden Clubs of Virginia. Fine art and floral mastery combine for a dazzling exhibition of beauty and creativity.


Start your day off right at MOCA and enjoy gourmet coffee, tea and bagels as you gather with MOCA trustees, members, friends and family. While travelling comfortably aboard a luxury tour bus, all guests can enjoy watching an art film or casual conversation with friends. Upon arrival at VMFA, enjoy an hour of exploration, during which, all guests can browse the permanent collection at their leisure. At noon, guests are welcome to dine on their own or in groups at BEST Cafe or VMFA's award-winning restaurant AMUSE (reservations required).  After lunch, MOCA guests will gather for a guided-tour of the Fine Art & Flowers exhibit. A trip to VMFA would not be complete without the opportunity to roam through the VMFA Shop or grab an afternoon snack at Best Cafe and you'll have ample time for both. At 4pm, guests will board to find a unique gift and the opportunity to win additional prizes during Flower Power Trivia, made all the more fun with a complimentary glass of wine! Trivia Grand prize: Two Tickets to MOCA's Wine by Design Fundraiser in February!

Trip includes breakfast, round-trip transportation to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond aboard a luxury tour bus, complimentary guided tour, admission to exhibit, flower-themed gifts, wine and cheese on return trip and more! Tickets are $90. MOCA Members $75. Join now and save.

Every guest gets an individual gift!


McDonald Garden Center members can also save $15 by calling 757-425-0000 x310 to register!