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Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

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Address: 2200 Parks Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone Number: 757-425-0000
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Description: Virginia MOCA features regularly changing exhibitions in a variety of...
Virginia MOCA features regularly changing exhibitions in a variety of contemporary media (painting, sculpture, photography, glass, video and other visual media) from internationally acclaimed artists as well as artists of national and regional renown. An emphasis on interactivity and hands-on fun make MOCA a destination for visitors of all ages. Admission varies from $7-$10 (FREE for members, active military and kids under 4) and audio tours are complimentary. Open seven days a week! Extended hours for MOCA's summer Andy Warhol exhibition (on view through August 19): M-F 10am-6pmSat & Su 10am-4pm
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Small modern art jewel

A beautiful building and an every changing exhibit make this a nice respit from the beach. The gounds are charming and the staff always helpful. I Have been to serveral events... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Maybe I should have come at a time when the museum had a more interesting exhibit. I was way smaller then I thought and I went through in 30. I usually don't read all of the plaques (keep that in mind), but even so, I thought it would have more exhibits and be bigger. There are other museums worth the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A beautiful building and an every changing exhibit make this a nice respit from the beach. The gounds are charming and the staff always helpful. I Have been to serveral events here also and it's a great place to hold an event.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The day we were in Virginia Beach it was nearly 100 degrees, so we looked for ways to stay out of the heat and stumbled across MOCA. We ended up quite happy we had found it; the displays were really cool (including a set of seven vases representing the seven virtues and seven deadly sins by one artist and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My sister and husband had their wedding at MOCA last week. It was absolutely gorgeous!! Didn't get to walk around the museum, though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Love the MOCA! Something for everyone at this museum! This museum is beautiful and a lovely setting as well for social functions like wedding receptions, celebrations, etc! Always FABTASTIC Art and classes, too! Check it out!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is the second year we tried to get in but could not. We tried last year at the same time of year, but were not told last year that basically they close down every year for the month of May to change over the displays. We did get to see the signature blown glass chandelier and there were a... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

very educational. wheelchairs and walkers are allowed . a good way to learn about old Virginiaa beach ,free

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I like everything about it! The art, the lay-out, the cafe, the cleanliness, the friendly, helpful staff - everything.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Lots of different exhibits here throughout the year and they have day, weekend, or weekly classes for everyone from age 4 and up! My daughter likes coming to the summer camp and we just made a day of it in the surf/skate exhibit three weeks ago. PLUS they have night activities for a couples night. Make sure to check out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The only permanent installation at MOCA is the grand Chihuly chandelier in the anteroom. Otherwise, this small but impressive venue holds travelling and juried exhibitions of contemporary art. You need to check their calendar regularly to see what the current offerings are. Right now there is a juried exhibit of about 20 contemporary artists chosen from over 600 entrants that... More 

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Address: 2200 Parks Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone Number: 757-425-0000
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach

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