MOCA Cleveland presents programs throughout the year, geared toward all audiences. Artist talks, gallery tours and programs like One Hour | One Work make learning about current exhibitions exciting. The MOCA ArtSquad's Beauregard and Cherry are here to help our newest and youngest art lovers to LOOK. THINK. SHARE. MOCA also knows how to throw a party from time to time. Bring your friends and enjoy a night on the town in the iconic MOCA building with innovations on nightlife inspired by the art in the galleries.
 
To host your own event at MOCA, call 216.421.8671or email events@mocacleveland.org. Visit our facility rental page for more information.

 

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May
Performance Program
Friday 7:00pm

Free + open to all

Myopia Mania is coming! Kick off MOCA’s summer season with a free outdoor party and concert - with Mark Mothersbaugh in person - to celebrate the opening of two exhibitions with Ohio roots: Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia and Richard Myers: Aberrations.

2
Jun
Education Program
Thursday 12:00pm3:00pm

FREE with museum admission | FREE for MOCA members and under 18

Summer Thursdays: JUNE 2 – AUGUST 25 | 12-3PM

Calling MyopiAWESOME makers of all ages! Join us each Thursday for Mark Mothersbaugh-inspired creativity where you’ll experiment with different materials and take a zany guided tour of the exhibition.

4
Jun
Saturday 11:00am5:00pm

Free + open to all

MOCA Cleveland is free to all on the first Saturday of each month. People of all ages can explore one of Cleveland's cultural anchors, engage with the exhibitions on view, and take part in family-friendly workshops or activities. Guided tours are also available for adults.

With three different exhibition seasons each year, MOCA Cleveland, Northeast Ohio's only contemporary art museum, is always changing. Come explore!

First Free Saturdays are made possible by: 

13
Jun
Education Program
Monday 9:00amFriday 4:00pm

Discover northeast Ohio’s cultural institutions—including MOCA, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Severance Hall, Dunham Tavern & Museum, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Botanical Garden, and more—in this multi-day summer camp for teachers. Visit two institutions each day and engage in hands-on activities to investigate resources for you and your students. Recommended for teachers Pre K-3rd grade.

17
Jun
Friday 7:00pm

Free with museum admission / Free for members

A horror film without the ominous drone? A cartoon without the zippy jingle? Movies and TV shows rely on music to enliven our senses. In this multi-media presentation, Daniel Goldmark, Director will explore this relationship, focusing on Mark Mothersbaugh's prolific work in both popular music and soundtrack composition.

BIO: Daniel Goldmark

24
Jun
Education Program
Friday 10:00am

Free for children + $9.50 for adults

There will be 2 playdates: 10 AM and 12 PM

Space is limited and registration is required. Call 216.421.8671 to register.

**A minimum number of preschoolers is needed and the program fills quickly. Register in advance to secure your place.** 

24
Jun
Friday 6:00pm

Free + Open to All

Cleveland Institute of Art students Ben Rossi and James Waite unveil their MOCA Cleveland-inspired public sculpture on Toby Plaza, just outside MOCA’s doors.

24
Jun
Friday 7:00pm

Free + open to all

Try the Mark Mothersbaugh-inspired hot dog, participate in a pinball tournament, and experience the Something Weird Mixtape. Founded in 1990 by cult film enthusiast Mike Vraney, Something Weird is a visual collage of wild and zany film clips, trailers, loops, and ephemera that Mark Mothersbaugh has set to music with unheard recordings to create the de-evolution of cinema. 

28
Jun
Education Program
Tuesday 9:30amWednesday 4:00pm

FREE for students ages 11 - 18

June 28-29, 2016 / 9:30am — 4:00pm each day

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Register Here

2
Jul
Saturday 11:00am5:00pm

Free + open to all

MOCA Cleveland is free to all on the first Saturday of each month. People of all ages can explore one of Cleveland's cultural anchors, engage with the exhibitions on view, and take part in family-friendly workshops or activities. Guided tours are also available for adults.

With three different exhibition seasons each year, MOCA Cleveland, Northeast Ohio's only contemporary art museum, is always changing. Come explore!

First Free Saturdays are made possible by: 

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