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An Evening with Michael Kagan + Leland Melvin


MOCA Members FREE | Non-members Auditorium Seating $10

Non-members Overflow Live Screening $5 - These tickets do not include access to the auditorium or participation in the Q&A. You will be able to watch the event live from a screen in the Rodriguez Pavilion.


On stage at Virginia MOCA, exhibiting artist Michael Kagan is joined by astronaut, author, and STEAM education advocate Leland Melvin. Kagan and Melvin will have a conversation about art, space, and the importance of curiosity and exploration of the world around us followed by a Q&A and book signing by both featured speakers. Kagan’s monograph, with foreward by Pharrell Williams and introduction by Virginia MOCA’s own Alison Byrne, Michael Kagan: I Was There When It Happened, and Melvin’s memoir Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances will be available to purchase.

Seating is limited. Reserve your spot today.

Become a MOCA Member TODAY and join us for a special Members Only reception with Michael Kagan + Leland Melvin at 5:30PM before the talk!

Photo by Fresh Look Photography

photo by Fresh Look Photography