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Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

2200 Parks Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4062
+1 757-425-0000
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It was nice

Attended a wedding here. The ceremony room was very small. The dressing rooms were extremely small... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Rebecca M
Yorktown, Virginia
Really fun

Unusual exhibits often amazed that we get some of the artists we do. Good workshops, great gift... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Virginia Beach, 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 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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  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“dale chihuly” (3 reviews)
“high fructose” (2 reviews)
“entry fee” (2 reviews)
2200 Parks Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4062
+1 757-425-0000
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Attended a wedding here. The ceremony room was very small. The dressing rooms were extremely small. The custodial staff were a big help and very friendly.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Unusual exhibits often amazed that we get some of the artists we do. Good workshops, great gift shop, lovely museum and often good movies or plays there--weddings too!

1  Thank 2FOODY2017
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The highlight was the Chihuly piece tucked at the end of a very short self guided tour. Limited pieces, learned about the artistic expression of mental illness. Low cost of admission, beautiful flowers outside about about covers the whole visit.

1  Thank B3473BOangelat
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This was a nice museum. I feel that the price of admission was a bit much. The art work on display was wonderful.

Thank Katina F
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Cool exhibits, kind of small but appropriately priced (especially with the student discount), definitely recommend!

Thank Aaron C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

You won't find famous artists here. This gallery is for contemporary art. If the sun is too much for you, this is a good place to escape the heat.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Very interesting museum. I had a painting class here a couple of years ago. They also use the main space for events and have a nice gift shop. Quite a variety of activities going on here besides the exhibits that are worth checking out.

Thank boatsnships
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I had an afternoon free and wanted to get my brain in gear... my visit certainly did that. The staff were very helpful oarking easy. Go visit...

Thank Nigel M
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The venue is beautiful. The Dale Chihuly Chandelier is beautiful.The event room is wonderful. The art exhibition is not appropriate for children. Language on some pieces would not be allowed in many public places. Although I appreciate art this exhibition is not for me. The...More

Thank boxshop
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Even though the entry fee was $15 I spent an hour and a half walking around the space. There was such a wide range of sculptures, paintings, craft art, etc. If you're in VB and want something to do besides walk the boardwalk this is...More

1  Thank jxheins
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2 March 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.