• A young girl and her family paint using giant blocks

    Helping students pilot the autism spectrum

    Art Aviators is an educational initiative designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other exceptionalities. While children with ASD struggle with verbal communication, social relations, and sensory development, creative art-making activities enable them to foster new means of self-expression and communication. 

  • Young boy looks at an image from MOCA's permanent collection to gather information for his essay

    Voice of the People builds students' skills

    MOCA Jacksonville's Voice of the People is an innovative, literacy-based educational arts initiative that hones critical thinking and communication skills as it develops a deeper understanding of contemporary art. Fourth-graders write and record audio guides for selections from the Permanent Collection.

  • Professor is pointing at a Frank Stella print while explaining to her students the techniques involved in its creation

    MOCA's strong partnership with UNF

    The MOCA Jacksonville-University of North Florida partnership enlightens, inspires, and transforms the lives of students, faculty, MOCA audiences, and the greater community by shaping a deeper recognition and appreciation of the art, artists, and ideas of our time and their relationship to other disciplines.