Past Exhibitions

  • Sun, Mar 26, 2017 - Sun, Sep 10, 2017

    Join us for conversations around a dinner table with 33 Chinese and Asian American chefs. Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy will weave together a grand, complex story of Chinese food in America through the oral histories of home cooks; pioneering chefs such as Martin Yan, Ken Hom and Cecilia Chiang; and new restauranteurs like Peter and Lisa Chang, Jason Wang, Vivian Ku, and Danny Bowien.


     

  • Thu, Jan 5, 2017 - Sun, Apr 23, 2017

    Created by Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Connecticut, Healthyville is a small, portable exhibit promoting healthy choice. Shop at the Good Food Market, use a pulse meter, balance food choices with physical activity, practice brushing and flossing a big mouth and more.

  • Thu, Apr 28, 2016 - Sun, Sep 11, 2016

    Stage Design by Ming Cho Lee is a retrospective exhibition of celebrated and influential set designer Ming Cho Lee (b. 1930, Shanghai, China) that features original scale models, sketches, and photographic reproductions.

  • Thu, Sep 24, 2015 - Sun, Mar 27, 2016

    In this survey exhibition, architectural historian Kerri Culhane documents and explores Poy Gum Lee’s (1900-1968) nearly 50-year long career in both China and New York and examines Lee’s modernist influence in New York Chinatown. This project will result in the first-ever comprehensive list of Lee’s projects in New York. Due to popular demand, Chinese Style: Rediscovering the Architecture of Poy Gum Lee 1923-1968 has been extended through March 27!

  • Thu, Sep 24, 2015 - Sun, Mar 27, 2016

    An award-winning anthropological case study by designer Stephen Fan, SUB URBANISMS explores the controversial conversion of suburban single-family homes into multi-family communities by immigrant Chinese casino workers in Connecticut. Addressing the norms, cultural values, and public policies that determine how most Americans live, the exhibition juxtaposes immigrant cultural beliefs and pragmatism with suburban American social, aesthetic, and financial codes. Due to popular demand, SUB URBANISMS: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape has been extended through March 27!

  • Thu, Oct 8, 2015 - Sun, Nov 8, 2015

    The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) and WhiteBox are pleased to present the first solo exhibition in New York of Yu Lik Wai, one of the most renowned filmmakers and cinematographers working today.