Membership at MOCA

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) membership offers access to the best that MOCA has to offer. Members enjoy exclusive benefits, including free gallery admission, invitations to exhibition openings, opportunities to meet curators, artists and performers, and discounts at the MOCA Shop, as well as local community business partners.


MOCA relies on the support of private individuals, corporations, and foundations to fulfill its mission to preserve and present Chinese American history and culture. Funds generated by membership provide critical support for the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, educational initiatives, public programs, and operations.


Join MOCA or Renew Your Membership Today!

Become a MOCA Member today!  We encourage you to sign up as soon as possible in order to reap the benefits of membership.


Purchase membership online


You can also complete the membership form and submit it

by mail: The Museum of Chinese in America, 215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013 or call the Membership Office at 212-619-4785. 



For higher levels and corporate membership opportunities, please contact the Membership Department at 212.619.4785.

Student/ Senior ($10 Non Tax-Deductible) -- $25 with valid ID

Benefits valid for 1 person

Individual ($15 Non Tax-Deductible) -- $60

Benefits valid for 1 person

Dual/Senior Dual ($15 Non Tax-Deductible) -- $100/$35 with valid ID

Benefits valid for 2 people

Family ($30 Non Tax-Deductible) -- $125

Benefits valid for 2 adults and 2 dependents 18 years and under

Contributor ($50 Non Tax-Deductible) -- $250

Benefits of Family and more

Patron ($65 Non Tax-Deductible) -- $500

Benefits of Contributor and more

Sustainer ($65 Non Tax-Deductible) -- $888

Benefits of Patron and more


The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) recognizes gifts of $1,500 and above in our Director’s Circle membership program. For more information, please contact the Development Department at

  Student, Senior,  Senior Dual Individual, Dual Family Contributor Patron Sustainer
Unlimited Free Admission
10% Discount at Museum Shop
Discount on Public Programs
Invitations to Member Outings,
Exhibition Previews and Special Events
Additional discounts on Member
Shopping Days
Complimentary access to signature Family Festivals and discount on Family Programs    
One MOCA tote bag*    
Access to the North American Reciprocal
Museums Program (NARM)**
Guests admitted per visit with member       ✓+ 2 guest ✓+ 2 guest ✓+ 4 guest
Free pass to 1 guided Chinatown
Walking Tour***
      ✓+ 2 guests ✓+ 2 guests
Access to Archives and Collections research services ****       10% discount on fees 25% discount on fees 25% discount on fees
Invitation to special behind-the-scenes museum event          

* While supplies last. ** The North American Reciprocal Museums Program (NARM) provides MOCA Family Level members and above with access to free/discounted admission and select member benefits at over 500 museums, arts, and culture organizations across the continent, including other great New York sites such as El Museo del Barrio, Museum of Arts & Design, Rubin Museum of Art, and The Frick Collection. ***Redeemed all on one visit. Advance registration required. Please contact the Education Department at for more details. **** Does not include loan and license fees.  


Membership benefits are subject to change without notice.