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Satellite gallery: waterways

October 12, 2018 - February 2, 2019

Opening Celebration, Friday, October 19, 5-7pm. 600 22nd Street, Pavilion II.
Due to area power outages, the opening has been moved from Oct 12 to Oct 19.

The allure of water has always been a powerful draw for artists. Water can be meditative and reflective, and yet equally powerful and destructive. As coastal dwellers our relationship with the surrounding waters is deep and multifaceted. We need access to fresh, clean water in our daily lives, we immerse ourselves in it for relaxation and entertainment, and our economy depends on it. Protecting ourselves, our communities and the water itself is becoming an increasingly important issue for our region.

Waterways celebrates the work of six artists as they explore the environmental, social, cultural and imaginative qualities of this vital resource.   


Jean Benvenuto

Ben Boshart

Shaylen Amanda Broughton

Lauren Keim

Angela Ramsey

Bob Petersen

Organized by The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Curated by Alison Byrne, Director of Exhibitions and Education. MOCA would like to thank the artists and The Runnymede Corporation for their help in realizing this exhibition.


Open Monday-Friday 9am-6pm and Saturday from 10am-4pm. There is no charge for admission. MOCA has partnered with The Runnymede Corporation to open a permanent satellite gallery in the lobby of their Virginia Beach headquarters at 600 22nd Street, Pavilion II, a short walk from the museum. MOCA Satellite Gallery at Towne Pavilion II has over 80 combined feet of wall space spanning the lobby and hallways of the first floor. Exhibitions will rotate every four months featuring work from local and regional artists, some available for purchase. Exhibitions are curated by MOCA Curator, Heather Hakimzadeh and Director of Exhibitions and Education, Alison Byrne.

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