Join local author Henry Chang at MOCA for a book reading and discussion of his latest novel, DEATH MONEY. A “tough crime fiction that reaches into the darkest corners of Chinatown,”the latest novel by Henry Chang, Death Money, returns us to the gritty and atmospheric Chinatown of NYPD Detective Jack Yu.
Often named as one of New York’s definitively best dim sum places, Nom Wah Tea Parlor’s next generation proprietor Wilson Tang discusses his love for the unique culinary art of dim sum, family food business and the evolution of Chinese-American food in the 21st century. This program is part of MOCAEATS, MOCA’s signature public program series that mines the rich field of New York’s local, regional and global cuisines and culture with food writers, restaurateurs and chefs.
The Museum of Chinese in America in New York City (MOCA) will host a scholarly symposium in conjunction with MOCA’s upcoming exhibition Oil & Water: Reinterpreting Ink’s opening on April 24th, 2014, featuring the work of three renowned Chinese contemporary artists: Qiu Deshu, Wei Jia, and Zhang Hongtu, guest curated by Michelle Y. Loh.
MOCA is hosting one of many chalking stations in honor of Lower East Side History Month in front of our space at 215 Centre Street from 12:30pm-2:00pm on May 3rd. Start here and chalk your way through the Lower East Side. All generations welcome! #ChalkLES
Join MOCA this Mother’s Day weekend for a celebratory tea & talk with Chinese American writers Deanna Fei and Betty Ming Liu. Attendees will also enjoy fine teas and pastries, and free admission to MOCA’s new exhibition, Oil and Water: Reinterpreting Ink.
Tony Award®-winning playwright David Henry Hwang and composer Huang Ruo will discuss the world premiere of their new opera, based on the true story of Pvt. Danny Chen, a Chinese American soldier in Afghanistan.