Featured Events

Photography: Alternative Processes

Virginia MOCA

In this workshop, we’ll learn the basic techniques of breaking, cutting, shaping, assembling, and finishing damaged ceramic tableware under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

First Art: Textiles and Textures

Virginia MOCA

Get inspired by the art on view in our galleries, and work with a local artist to create textile art with texture! 

Stained Glass

Virginia MOCA

Get inspired by the art on view in our galleries, and work with a local artist to create your own stained-glass suncatcher!  

Artful Insights: Made in VA Biennial

Virginia MOCA

Join Made in VA exhibiting artists as they discuss their work in the exhibition and share insight into their artistic practice. This is a great opportunity to meet new artists and learn about contemporary approaches to artmaking. 

Professional Development for Artists: Art Dialogue, Development, and Critique

Virginia MOCA

In this class led by Made in VA Biennial exhibiting artist Nadd Harvin, we will study the work and processes of artists from across the state and critically explore their motives for creating. We will learn how to “read” the work of contemporary artists to understand how to engage with, interpret, and be inspired by their intentions.

STEAM: Weaving with Weather

Virginia MOCA

Get inspired by the art on view in our galleries, and work with a local artist to create your own circular weaving!

Ceramics: Form and Pattern

Virginia MOCA

Get inspired by the art in our galleries and work with a teaching artist to create functional and sculptural ceramic objects with a focus on form and pattern.  

Prisms Art Camp Exhibition Opening Celebration

Virginia MOCA

The Prisms: Art Camp Exhibition demonstrates the creative achievements of our art campers. On view in the Fleming Gallery, this exhibition is a celebration of a fun-filled, imaginative, and educational summer in the studios.