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Museum of Contemporary Art or usually called as MOCA Jacksonviile is a contemporary art museum which is located in the city of Jacksonvlle and is part of the cultural institute of University of North Florida. It was founded by the Jacksonville Fine Arts Society. The museum is one of the top listed destinations where both locals and tourists go to, so you should come to the Museum Of Contemporary Art as it has many collections worth to see
Understanding the collections inside the Museum of Contemporary Art
Project Atrium: Claire Ashley is a sculpture made by Claire Ashley. The sculpture is made of materials that can be inflatable and was painted when it was still small before the inflation. Claire Ashley created a fictional sculpture which helps the viewers understand more about her project. She also created a supersized cartoon hand that reaches down to the visitors where you can touch it.
In the Water Exhibition shows you artworks from the museum's permanent collection with the theme of water. The paintings and the collection inside are pictures of seascapes, swimmers, ships, boats, and also people in the beach. The collections here depict the good and bad the water can bring you. You can go to this exhibiton to see more.
Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking is a print series made by the famous American artist Frank Stella. It consists of four print series, each of them was named after a literature that has their own characteristics and distinct structure such as the Moby Dick, Dictionary of Imaginary Places, Italian Folktales, and also the song Had Gadya. This is to show how the literature had once changed the world.
How to Get Tickets?
You can buy the ticket at the ticket office and the ticket will cost you USD8 for adults, USD5 for children ages 2 to 12, and children under age 2 can enter for free.
How To Get Around?
You can get around the area by walking on foot as the area is well connected and all is within the walking distance so you can easily walk.
What Should I Wear?
There is no dress code required to enter the Museum of Contemporary Art so you can wear anything you like and comfortable with.
Best Time to Visit
Best time to visit the museum will be at 11am when the museum opens as the museum usually gets crowded in the afternoon.
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Will I Need a Guide?
You won't need a guide to understand the collections inside as the sculptures, paintings, and the print series inside have their explanation written and you can read them while looking at the collections.
How To Get There?
You can get to Museum of Contemporary Art by public transportation, car, bike, or even taxi. The nearest station to Museum of Contemporary Art is the Hemming Plaza train station, Forsyth St. & Laura St. bus stop, and the Beaver St. & Laura St. bus stop.