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Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

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In the area and have a few hours do it

I have been to this Art Museum several times during the past year. Exhibits are very well put... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2018
Kinnelon, New Jersey

We were expecting more than two artists’ work to be exhibited. The building itself was well done... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Lynchburg, Virginia
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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...more
2200 Parks Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4062
+1 757-425-0000
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

We were expecting more than two artists’ work to be exhibited. The building itself was well done with a grand entrance and a theater that seated a crowd. Perhaps the additional rooms were being prepared for additional art, but they were closed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 199betty
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Worth every penny, get away from the hustle and bustle for several hours! Don’t pass it up, free parking.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Best free activity in Virginia Beach !!!! My granddaughter really enjoyed drawing and making crafts and seeing the different art pieces. Good for children and adults

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank joannef1964
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Small museum with a really neat & changing collection of contemporary art. Be sure to check out the Dale Chihuly chandelier!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lperetic
Reviewed July 2, 2018

As a collector of collections, there is always something new and exciting to see at MOCA. (If you've flown into ORF - Norfolk Airport - you will have seen some of the artists' works displayed). The gift show has some local artisan works that you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank VaBeachSmith
Reviewed May 25, 2018

The MOCA in Virginia Beach is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon. Full disclosure: we are members and renew our membership every year. Since we've been many times this review will be a compilation. All the major shows we've seen have been...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank SPEAR757
Reviewed March 22, 2018

I enjoyed going here because I like leaving my vehicle in one spot and walking around. This attraction was a short walk from the ocean front and displays a MARVELOUS hand blown piece that is so magnificent that the room had to be built around...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank chayarichman
Reviewed January 2, 2018

I have been to this Art Museum several times during the past year. Exhibits are very well put together and staff is very friendly. Last Dec they had the exhibit that showed how the Portsmouth was so credicial in the Nations conflicts mostly giving history...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank John41354
Reviewed December 23, 2017

This is an excellent way to spend a few hours while at VA Beach. The museum is not very big, so you can tour the entire collection in about 2-3 hrs. Plenty of free parking, but the museum charges a small admission fee. BTW -...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank RazrBlzr
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Even if weather very bad - go somewhere else. Really nothing to see inside. How they can charge money for nothing? Was with family with kids, for the price of good meal spent 5 minutes browsing nothing. Not nice at all. It is affecting city's...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from Carol210 | Reviewed this property |
The website states, $7.70, $5.50 for students/seniors/military. You can check the website for the current exhibit/events going on as well.