Museum Parking and Lunch

We invite you to visit the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art (NMOCA) to experience the art of some of the top internationally acclaimed and upcoming artists of today. To learn about the museum and the art, arrange for a guided tour (recommended for groups or 5 or more), or use our resources for a self-guided tour.

Parking and Buses

Enter campus using the entrance on Quivira Road immediately south of College Boulevard. Buses may drop off visitors at the museum’s driveway and park in any open lot on campus or at the shopping center across the street. Buses may pick up visitors at the same location. If driving individually, please allow at least 15 minutes for parking; parking is free. The museum has limited designated parking, but there are parking garages near the Midwest Trust Center, adjacent to the Regnier Center and on the south side of campus (the Parking Garage at Galileo's Garden), as well as surface lots. K-12 groups may request assistance with bus funding.

JCCC parking locations


The campus has many outdoor locations suitable for picnic lunches. Café Tempo is located in the museum, however refer to dining options for hours, locations and menus for dining on campus. Meeting rooms and conference spaces are available. Rental fees apply.