Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach

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The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art is a contemporary art museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The museum is located near the Oceanfront tourist resort at 2200 Parks Avenue. The museum sits on a landscaped campus adjacent to the eastern terminus of Interstate 264 near the Virginia Beach Convention Center and the Virginia Beach Tourist Information Center.OriginsVirginia MOCA was born from the annual Boardwalk Art Show, which began in 1952 and is now the museum's largest fundraiser.AccreditationBy operating at a national standard, Virginia MOCA received accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums in 2010.
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  • 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 c...  more »
  • 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 sm...  more »
  • 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 nothin...  more »
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  • We have gone here several times to see many different exhibits and have thoroughly enjoyed all of them. I don’t know if anything will beat The Hi-fructose exhibit, but everything we saw today was amazing as well! Very inexpensive, never too crowded, great to have such an awesome place in Virginia Beach!
  • Very nice collection of contemporary art and 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 - They have a Chihuly chandelier with it's own special room that is really amazing and worth the admission and time to see alone.
  • A good friend of mine got married and had her reception at this place. It was really nice as a venue. The food and service was great. As for the museum itself, it is really nice. If you're a fan of modern art, this place is definitely worth checking out.
  • Very unique and interesting art. I loved the Wayne White exhibit and the disposable film series. Very small museum so it is easy to get through if you have children with short attention spans!
  • Awesome place. Always lots of changing stuff to look at. Staff is always super nice and helpful

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