WELCOME TO MOCA JACKSONVILLE

Explore the art, artists, and ideas of our time in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville! As a cultural institute of the University of North Florida, MOCA Jacksonville is committed to serving this community and its visitors through exhibitions, collections, educational programs, and publications that bring contemporary art to life for visitors of all ages.

Now @ MOCA

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CELEBRATE WITH MOCA JAX

CENTENNIAL GALA: A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

Join MOCA Jax on Apr 6 for A Walk on the Wild Side, a nod to our title exhibition, during this New York in the '70s themed bash celebrating MOCA's 100th Anniversary. Get out your boogie shoes for an extraordinary evening that brings together art, music, dancing, and spectacle with artful moments and delicious displays of food and beverages. 

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EVENTS

Lectures with leading voices in the arts, openings to cutting edge exhibitions, and more celebrating the world of contemporary art.

people looking at artwork

VyStar Free Saturdays

Every Sat

Free Admission
two women in the art gallery

Florida Blue Free Museum Nights

1st & 3rd Wed 5-9 p.m.

Free Admission During Extended Hours
two women entering a building

Hyper local Art History

Feb 21 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

With UNF Professor of Art History, Dr. Scott Brown
man standing in plane

MOCA Movie Night

Wed, Feb 21 @ 6:30 p.m.

Things to Come (1936)
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Spring Family Day

Sat, Apr 20

A day of free creative family fun!
a family wearing UNF shirts smile during a visit to MOCA Jax

UNF Family Weekend

Feb 9-11

Free Admission, Tour, and Activities for UNF Families
people looking at artwork

VyStar Free Saturdays

Every Sat

Free Admission
two women in the art gallery

Florida Blue Free Museum Nights

1st & 3rd Wed 5-9 p.m.

Free Admission During Extended Hours
two women entering a building

Hyper local Art History

Feb 21 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

With UNF Professor of Art History, Dr. Scott Brown
man standing in plane

MOCA Movie Night

Wed, Feb 21 @ 6:30 p.m.

Things to Come (1936)
graphic with yellow background and text that says MOCA Family Day

Spring Family Day

Sat, Apr 20

A day of free creative family fun!
a family wearing UNF shirts smile during a visit to MOCA Jax

UNF Family Weekend

Feb 9-11

Free Admission, Tour, and Activities for UNF Families

CLASSES

Become an artist of our time by joining one of our hands-on classes, which are open to all skill levels and led by local creatives who will help beginners get started or experts refine their skills.

people in a gallery doing yoga

Artful Movement

Every 3rd Sun @ 10 a.m.

With Yoga 4 Change
hand building ceramics

Seize the Clay Ceramics Workshop

2nd & 4th Sat @ 1 p.m.

Handbuilding with local artist Mark Lester
a women drawing a figure in charcoal

Art of the Figure Workshop

1st & 3rd Sat @ 3 p.m.

With William McMahan
someone holding a zine

Studio Practice

Sat, Feb 10 @ 12 p.m.

Zine Making with Connor Poovey
pastel portrait of a woman

Studio Practice

Sat, Mar 09 @ 12 p.m.

Pastel Portraiture with Kimberly Miller
monotype-gel-print

Studio Practice

Sat, Apr 13 @ 12 p.m.

Monotype Gel Prints with Hannah Glaser
people in a gallery doing yoga

Artful Movement

Every 3rd Sun @ 10 a.m.

With Yoga 4 Change
hand building ceramics

Seize the Clay Ceramics Workshop

2nd & 4th Sat @ 1 p.m.

Handbuilding with local artist Mark Lester
a women drawing a figure in charcoal

Art of the Figure Workshop

1st & 3rd Sat @ 3 p.m.

With William McMahan
someone holding a zine

Studio Practice

Sat, Feb 10 @ 12 p.m.

Zine Making with Connor Poovey
pastel portrait of a woman

Studio Practice

Sat, Mar 09 @ 12 p.m.

Pastel Portraiture with Kimberly Miller
monotype-gel-print

Studio Practice

Sat, Apr 13 @ 12 p.m.

Monotype Gel Prints with Hannah Glaser

KIDS

Introducing children to art encourages creativity, helps develop cognitive and physical skills, and offers the opportunity for self expression.

a kid cutting out paper snowflakes

Winter Camp @ MOCA

Dec 26-29 & Jan 2-5

Daily Camp for K-5 Students
autism creates artist working with kid

Autism Creates

Every 2nd Sat @ 10 a.m.

Workshops for ASD Families
smiling kids holds up completed Art Lab project

Kids Art Lab

Every 2nd Sat @ 12 p.m.

For Ages 6-10
a kid cutting out paper snowflakes

Winter Camp @ MOCA

Dec 26-29 & Jan 2-5

Daily Camp for K-5 Students
autism creates artist working with kid

Autism Creates

Every 2nd Sat @ 10 a.m.

Workshops for ASD Families
smiling kids holds up completed Art Lab project

Kids Art Lab

Every 2nd Sat @ 12 p.m.

For Ages 6-10

BECOME A
MOCA MEMBER

Support the art, artists, and ideas
of our time, starting at just
$60 for individuals and
$125 for families.

LEARN ABOUT MEMBERSHIP

UNF STUDENTS,
FACULTY & STAFF

As a part of the University of
North Florida you
are automatically
a member of MOCA.

UNF MEMBERSHIPS

BECOME A MOCA
PATRON

Become one of MOCA's
most influential supporters
and receive
exclusive benefits.

UPPER LEVEL MEMBERSHIPS

FOOD & DRINK

coffee mug with a Stroop waffle

SETLAN COFFEE CO.

Join us at the museum for the best coffee in town! Setlan Coffee Co. exists to inspire joy through great coffee and unforgettable service. Stop in daily to enjoy a fresh selection of coffees, teas, pastries, and light bites. Admission is not required and MOCA members receive a discount on purchases.  

SETLAN COFFEE CO.
pasta salad with mozzarella, tomatoes, eggplant, and basil

SOULFULL EATS

Whether you are hosting your event at MOCA or elsewhere, SoulFULL Eats offers high-end catering that will make your event stand out. SoulFULL Eats is a sustainable meals to-go and catering company dedicated to using products sourced and prepared with passion and integrity. 

SOULFULL EATS

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