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Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

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Address: 2200 Parks Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4062
Phone Number: +1 757-425-0000
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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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Beautiful Museum

This museum was within walking distance from the beach. Beautiful venue with theatre inside. Great selection of art. $7.50 entrance fee. I'd definitely visit again.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 March 2016
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

This museum was within walking distance from the beach. Beautiful venue with theatre inside. Great selection of art. $7.50 entrance fee. I'd definitely visit again.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

The truth about Black Beard! Very interesting lecture about whether Blackbeard was really from England ..... or Coastal NC!! Also what his 'treasure' really was!!!! Intriguing!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Nice small museum. Enjoyed watching the video on glass blowing and seeing glass sculpture. Sad that they did not have film in theater.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

I was pleasantly surprised by how great the galleries are here. It was great seeing so many approachable pieces set next to pieces that really made you think. If you don't have a huge or really any experience with contemporary art, this is a great place to start!

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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Fun trip to museum, plenty of parking. It's the kind of thing to do if you need a break from "the Beach" or have a little time away from a convention (convention center is pretty close). Nicely designed building, simple exhibits but well done. If you get a chance, see the Dale Gilhooly glass chandelier in the multi-function room -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

If you like modern art, the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art is a good place to visit. And if you are a modern artist, the MOCA is a good place to know. Located near the Oceanfront tourist resort at 2200 Parks Avenue in Virginia Beach, the museum sits on a landscaped campus adjacent to the eastern terminus of I-264 near... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Exhibits are always changing so it's never the same place twice. If you like modern art,you'll like MOCA

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Arlington, Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

I went to the Virginia Museum of Contemprary Art while on a business trip to Virginia Beach. While the Chihuly chandelier is stunning, the rest of the exhibits were not so much. They do give a good amount of space to each artist, but I thought the scope of the work wasn't terribly interesting. At least they give a discount... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

This is right by the tourist information centre, so easy to visit. Small, and a deal with your CAA/AAA card, that makes it $5.50. It is only contemporary art, so a quick walk about does it. The Chihuly glass was nice, but one big piece, if you have been to the Corning Glass Museum you will not be amazed. I... More 

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Flourtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

We were here for a family wedding and the place was beautiful. Loved the trees in the lobby with the lights

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