Events

  • Thu, Sep 27, 2018 from 3:30pm – 4pm
    Come to the Museum of Chinese America for stories, songs, crafts, and more!
  • Fri, Sep 28, 2018 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    Richard Cheu takes you on a journey of incredible discovery as he explains the origin of several xenophobic myths created to denigrate migrant Chinese workers in nineteenth century America.
  • Sat, Sep 29, 2018 from 1pm – 2:30pm
    Through present-day and historical food-related sites, this themed walking tour will trace the evolution of Chinese American eateries and food ways in Chinatown.
  • Thu, Oct 4, 2018 from 3:30pm – 4:30pm
    Join author Kat Zhang for a meet & greet at MOCA! Learn how Kat conducted research for her award-winning book, The Emperor’s Riddle, listen to an excerpt from the book, and ask Kat questions about her experiences as a writer.
  • Thu, Oct 4, 2018 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    Patrizia Chen joins us to recount her remarkable journey of discovery about her in-laws’ family and their remarkable patriarch
  • Sat, Oct 6, 2018 from 1pm – 4pm
    Lost your fidget spinner? Sick of slime? Customize your own glitter jar with your choice of colors and objects. As the glitter swirls and settles, cultivate your own sense of calm in your home or classroom.  
  • Thu, Oct 11, 2018 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    Grab a drink, enjoy the sounds from the DJ, and join us for an evening of Taiwanese street snacks (小吃) , book signing, music, and fun, in celebration of Ed Lin’s latest mystery, 99 Ways to Die, set in a Taipei Night Market during Double Ninth Festival.
  • Fri, Oct 12, 2018 from 10am – 6pm
    Keep your family and community memories for posterity! Sign up for a timeslot where the MOCA Collections team will scan and digitize your most beloved photos, paper documents, and/or 2-D mementos 11" x 17" or smaller.   为后代留下您对家庭和社区的记忆!注册一个时间段,美国华人博物馆馆藏部将数字化扫描您最喜爱的照片、文件、或者其它二维纪念品,尺寸限制在不超过11"x17"。分享您数字化物品背后的故事,并带走一份数字化的副本,发个朋友圈炫耀一下吧!
  • Thu, Oct 18, 2018 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    Matthew Polly joins us to talk about his new book Bruce Lee - A Life. Hailed by critics as the most authoritative biography, featuring dozens of rarely seen photographs, of film legend Bruce Lee, who made martial arts a global phenomenon
  • Sat, Oct 20, 2018 from 1pm – 4pm
    Lost your fidget spinner? Sick of slime? Customize your own glitter jar with your choice of colors and objects. As the glitter swirls and settles, cultivate your own sense of calm in your home or classroom.  
  • Thu, Oct 25, 2018 from 4:30pm – 6pm
    Join curators Herb Tam and Andrew Rebatta for an introduction to MOCA's two new exhibitions: Radical Machines: Chinese in the Information Age and Interior Lives: Photographs of Chinese Americans in the 1980s by Bud Glick. After the tour, chat with MOCA education staff over snacks and beverages about school programs at the museum and in your classroom.   Free and open to all NYC educators.
  • Thu, Oct 25, 2018 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    Join us for a exerpt reading of  “The Chinese Lady” and Q&A with the writer and creatives.
  • Sat, Nov 3, 2018 from 2pm – 3pm
    Join author Michele Wong McSween for a meet & greet at MOCA! Michele will teach English and Mandarin words from this charming bilingual book. Afterwards, participants will have a chance to design their own Gordon or Li Li puppets to read along with them. A book signing will follow the program. Best for children ages 3-5. Older and younger siblings welcome!
  • Tue, Nov 13, 2018 from 10am – 6pm
    Keep your family and community memories for posterity! Sign up for a timeslot where the MOCA Collections team will scan and digitize your most beloved photos, paper documents, and/or 2-D mementos 11" x 17" or smaller.   为后代留下您对家庭和社区的记忆!注册一个时间段,美国华人博物馆馆藏部将数字化扫描您最喜爱的照片、文件、或者其它二维纪念品,尺寸限制在不超过11"x17"。分享您数字化物品背后的故事,并带走一份数字化的副本,发个朋友圈炫耀一下吧!
  • Mon, Dec 10, 2018 from 10am – 6pm
    Keep your family and community memories for posterity! Sign up for a timeslot where the MOCA Collections team will scan and digitize your most beloved photos, paper documents, and/or 2-D mementos 11" x 17" or smaller.   为后代留下您对家庭和社区的记忆!注册一个时间段,美国华人博物馆馆藏部将数字化扫描您最喜爱的照片、文件、或者其它二维纪念品,尺寸限制在不超过11"x17"。分享您数字化物品背后的故事,并带走一份数字化的副本,发个朋友圈炫耀一下吧!
  • Fri, Jan 11, 2019 from 10am – 6pm
    Keep your family and community memories for posterity! Sign up for a timeslot where the MOCA Collections team will scan and digitize your most beloved photos, paper documents, and/or 2-D mementos 11" x 17" or smaller.   为后代留下您对家庭和社区的记忆!注册一个时间段,美国华人博物馆馆藏部将数字化扫描您最喜爱的照片、文件、或者其它二维纪念品,尺寸限制在不超过11"x17"。分享您数字化物品背后的故事,并带走一份数字化的副本,发个朋友圈炫耀一下吧!