EVENTS

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Jan 27

Jiha Moon, Fortune Cookie Split, 2018. Earthenware, underglaze, glaze. Courtesy of Mindy Solomon Gallery.

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Artists and Curator Conversation: Shaping Memories: Expressions in Clay

Free Virtual Event

Join Alison Byrne, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Education for a conversation with Shaping Memories: Expressions in Clay artists Jiha Moon, Ehren Tool, and Pattie Chalmers. The artists will discuss their work on view at Virginia MOCA.

Thursday, January 27, 2022
6:30 PM

ZOOM

Jan 30

Colored wire contour portraits.

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Looking to Learn: Art & Storytime

Join us each month as we look, learn, and make in response to themes from our current exhibitions. This virtual family program will include close-looking at artwork, reading of a storybook, and a making activity inspired by the theme. Looking to Learn encourages valuable social emotional skills that help children ages 3–8 build and develop greater empathy, understanding and respect for their peers and community.

Sunday, January 30, 2022
10:00 AM

ZOOM

Feb 03

Photography by Fresh Look Photography

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Close Looking & Cocktails

Current members can join Virginia MOCA staff for an in-depth and interactive look at select works of art from our current exhibitions using close-looking techniques. Then, learn to make a signature cocktail from a local mixologist.

February 3, 2022
5:30 PM

ZOOM

Feb 10

Artist Agnes Grochulska.

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Coffee + Conversation with Agnes Grochulska

Join us for a casual conversation exploring current exhibitions, led by Virginia MOCA staff and guest lecturers. Meet artist Agnes Grochulska and learn about her work in Archetypes which features a series of portraits exploring the relationship between the artist's perceptions of archetypal traits and those of her viewers.

Thursday, February 10, 2022
11:00 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA

Feb 17

Marisa Stratton, Zoom Class, 2021. Oil on panel. Courtesy of the artist.

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Instagram Live Chat with Marisa Stratton

Join Curator Heather Hakimzadeh for a conversation with current and past Virginia MOCA exhibiting artists and other inspiring creatives. Guests will give us a look inside their studios, share current projects, and discuss process and inspiration.
This month’s guest is Made in VA artist Marisa Stratton.

Thursday, February 17, 2022
11:00 AM

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Feb 19

Family Fest in the Atrium.

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Family Fest

Family Fest offers a unique opportunity for all ages to create, explore, and connect with art. Join Virginia MOCA as we celebrate our current exhibitions with inspired art making, gallery activities, and more.

Saturday, February 19, 2022
10:30 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA

Feb 24

Vivian Chiu, Blanket, 2019. Poplar, braided string. Courtesy of the artist.

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Artful Insights: Made in VA

Discover the amazing talent of artists living and working in Virginia. Join Made in VA exhibiting artists Katie Prock, Vivian Chiu, Austin Miles, Ray Johnson, and Kadija Corinaldi as they discuss their work. This is a great opportunity to discover new artists and learn about their approaches to artmaking.

Thursday, February 24, 2022
6:30 PM

VIRGINIA MOCA

Feb 27

Young child holding a paper bag puppet at a Looking to Learn family event at Virginia MOCA

PROGRAMS
Looking to Learn: Art & Storytime

Join us each month as we look, learn, and make in response to themes from our current exhibitions. This virtual family program will include close-looking at artwork, reading of a storybook, and a making activity inspired by the theme. Looking to Learn encourages valuable social emotional skills that help children ages 3–8 build and develop greater empathy, understanding and respect for their peers and community.

Sunday, February 27, 2022
10:00 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA

Mar 06

Artist Rae Stern. Photograph by Saj Issa.

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Gallery Talk with Rae Stern

Join us for a gallery talk with Shaping Memories: Expressions in Clay artist Rae Stern. Stern is a multimedia artist working in ceramics, photography, paper, and textiles. Her immersive installation on view at Virginia MOCA titled Outside Time was originally created during a residency in Kansas City.

Sunday, March 6, 2022
11:00 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA