Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

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Coordinates: 36°50′55″N 75°59′16″W / 36.8487°N 75.9877°W / 36.8487; -75.9877

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
LocationVirginia Beach, Virginia
DirectorDebi Gray
CuratorAlison Byrne
Websitewww.virginiamoca.org

The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (abbreviated as "Virginia MOCA") is a contemporary art museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The museum is located at 2200 Parks Avenue, near the oceanfront resort area. 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.

Origins[edit]

Virginia MOCA was born from the annual Boardwalk Art Show, which began in 1952 and is now the museum's largest fundraiser.

Accreditation[edit]

By operating at a national standard, Virginia MOCA received accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums in 2010.