Trip Planner:   USA  /  Virginia  /  Virginia Beach  /  Museums  /  Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach
(4/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
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.
Use our Virginia Beach vacation route planner to add Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art and other attractions to your Virginia Beach vacation plans.
Source
Create a full Virginia Beach itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Virginia Beach

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Virginia Beach by other users

8 days in Virginia Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, relaxing, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Virginia Beach & San Diego BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Virginia Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Virginia Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Grand Bahama Island & United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Virginia Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, beaches, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Virginia Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, relaxing, beaches, museums, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids, relaxing, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I came to see the High Fructose show with a group of educators in November. The education program team was excellent in preparing activities for us for the very short time we were there. We were given...  more »
  • This facility did not exist when we last visited VA Beach but it has now become a valued community resource. We were lucky to see an exhibit of contemporary art assembled by Hi Fructose Magazine. The ...  more »
  • visited by myself one chilly day. Why had I not come before? This place is great. The staff is so friendly and the exhibits are amazing. I am not usually a fan of modern art, but this is contemporary ...  more »
Google
  • Awesome and amazing art, with lots to do and see...also have classes for children and adults
  • Small but mighty contemporary art gallery. Currently have the Hi-Fructose art magazine exhibit. Well laid out and plenty of space to spend quality time with each piece.
  • Dear Moca, After much thought I’ve decided to write this letter about the most recent Moca Wine event. I’ve attended this event for years and long before the name became what it is today. I am a local resident of Virginia Beach and attend many functions in the community. This event was a disappointment on so many levels! It was overcrowded, people stepping all over each other. There wasn’t any place to sit your glass to eat. The Cabernet had run out early in the night and the rest of the wine was of poor quality. I purchased the ticket to have 2 bites of food and 1 glass of wine, unacceptable! I was with a group of 8 so we stayed until the end. We were threatened by the short chubby cop from the Sheriff's department to head out the door now or face arrest!
  • Nice small museum. They had a high fructose exhibit up with a good variety of paintings,sculptures and mixed media exhibits. Lots crammed into a small venue. Good way to spend some time if you're in the area and like art
  • Quirky and Thought-provoking Art