Dec 5

The Role of Art in Community Transformation

Friday, December 5, 2014, 7 - 9 PM

His Majesty, lgwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe, was born in Onitsha Nigeria in 1941. Ontisha is located in the state of Anambra in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. After earning his BA in Chemistry from Stanford and an MBA from Columbia, he enjoyed a 30-year career with the Shell Petroleum Development »

Dec 5

In Our Own Words: Artists in Irreversible Magazine’s 2014 Winners Exhibition

Saturday, December 5 / 1 - 3 PM

In Our Own Words: Artists in Irreversible Magazine’s 2014 Winners Exhibition discuss their work with Noor Blazekovich and MOCA Director Babacar MBow. As part of its commitment to furthering community partnerships, MOCA has presented a “Pop Up” exhibition in our lobby gallery of works selected by the editors of a »

Dec 6

A Conversation with George Edozie

Saturday, December 6, 2014 / 10 AM - 12 PM

Both the artist and the curator of Shifting the Paradigm were born in Nigeria,  however they each work  internationally as cultural practitioners who question so-called “post-modern” theories about aesthetics .   This exhibition draws attention to the occurrence of a millennial shift that will open the world to a new way »

Oct 24

MOCA Folk Night

Oct. 24 | 7pm

A night for exploring folk music.   First with storyteller :  Caren Neile Florida singer/songwriter :  Valerie C. Wisecracker Music educator :  Nicky Yarling   MOCA Folk Night is hosted by WLRN’s Michael Stock.   Dr. Caren Neile is an educator and the co-host of “The Public Storyteller” on public radio. »

May 7

Creative Arts 4 KIDS (2015-2016)

May 7 | David Chatt: Creating Images with Beads

Creative Arts 4 KIDS  (2015-2016) First Saturday of every month 2-4 pm Kids ages 6-12 are invited to tour MOCA exhibitions and learn about the elements of art by painting, drawing and sculpting in the style of renowned artists. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to stay and create with their »