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Fun and informative art-making for families 

Led by professional art educators, the program provides a creative and inspiring environment for children to work with their parents or adult caregivers. Hands-on projects are inspired by works in MOCA's exhibitions or the Permanent Collection.

Downtown Art Walk

First Wednesday of each month • 5-8 p.m.

Art Fusion takes place at MOCA on the first Wednesday of each month during Downtown Art Walk. Join an educator in one of the fifth-floor classrooms to make an original work of art while learning about the artist who inspired the project. Admission to MOCA is free during Art Walk.

Community Events

MOCA Jacksonville also takes Art Fusion out in the community for events, such as Riverside Arts Market, or at schools. To book Art Fusion for your event, please contact the staff member below.

Hello There

Staff Profile Kiersten Lampe

Kiersten Barnes

J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Educator for Family and Children’s Programs

Kiersten Barnes graduated in 2014 from the University of Florida where she received her bachelor's degree in art history. Prior to working at MOCA Jacksonville, she served as the learning and engagement assistant at the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she developed and facilitated educational programs for children and families. Barnes moved back to Florida and began working at MOCA in 2015 as the outreach coordinator. She coordinates and supervises MOCA's winter, spring, and summer Art Camp. Barnes also serves as a Museum educator for family and children's programming.