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MOKA is a federally recognized 501.c3 non-profit organization. 
Your donation is 100% tax deductible!


MOKA is a multi-discipline, minority directed center for arts and learning. We employ the visual and performing arts to foster a sense of accomplishment and hope in the urban community of Rochester, New York.

MOKA - Executive Director Michelle Cardula and kids

Our Mission
To educate and inspire urban youth through the arts and mentored training in life skills;

To equip and educate leaders to further demonstrate entrepreneurial potential.

Museum of Kids Art Facility Our Facility
Is located at 90 Webster Avenue. It has been fully renovated including the installation of a new elevator to the 3rd Floor Gallery, workspace and reception areas.

MoKA was founded by Michelle Cardulla, publisher of Lake Affect Magazine. She is also the Museum’s executive director. Lake Affect Magazine has been conducting workshops for children of all ages since 1994 and has published their artwork extensively. In 2003, Michelle secured the space at 90 Webster Avenue to house the Museum.