Events

  • Thu, May 5, 2016 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    Join MOCA for a screening of My Life in China, a documentary by Kenneth Eng.
  • Sat, May 7, 2016 from 1pm – 2:30pm
  • Sat, May 7, 2016 from 1pm – 4pm
    Learn the basics of sewing and quilting as you design your own canvas tote bag!
  • Tue, May 10, 2016 from 6pm – 8:30pm
    Join David Henry Hwang, Tony Award® winning playwright in conversation with author and humorist Randy Cohen. This program will be a live-taping of Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen.
  • Thu, May 12, 2016 from 7pm – 9pm
    Join scholar and New Yorker contributor Hua Hsu as he reads from his first book, A Floating Chinaman.
  • Sat, May 14, 2016 from 1pm – 2:30pm
  • Fri, May 20, 2016 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    Join in conversation with Christopher Lew, the Associate Curator of the Whitney Museum of American Art and co-curator of the 2017 Whitney Biennial, and Herb Tam, MOCA’s Curator and Director of Exhibitions.
  • Sat, May 21, 2016 from 12 noon – 4pm
    Join us for an afternoon of hands-on workshops, preservation tips, and family stories!
  • Sat, May 21, 2016 from 1pm – 2:30pm
  • Thu, Jun 2, 2016 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    Enjoy a screening of a documentary in a three part series about the Mississippi Delta Chinese. Followed by Q&A with Executive Producer, E. Samantha Cheng.
  • Sat, Jun 4, 2016 from 1pm – 4pm
    Go behind the scenes and explore 3-D models of Ming Cho Lee’s one of a kind set-designs! Investigate how he uses space, color, and light to tell a story. Then make your style come to life by designing a stage model of your own using cardboard, cellophane, yarn, and more. Don’t forget to make your mark on the MOCA stage.
  • Sat, Jun 18, 2016 from 1pm – 4pm
    Go behind the scenes and explore 3-D models of Ming Cho Lee’s one of a kind set-designs! Investigate how he uses space, color, and light to tell a story. Then make your style come to life by designing a stage model of your own using cardboard, cellophane, yarn, and more. Don’t forget to make your mark on the MOCA stage.
  • Sat, Jul 2, 2016 from 1pm – 4pm
    Ming Cho Lee is famous for using geometric shapes, bold colors, collage and non-traditional materials in his sets. Experiment with paint, paper, pastels, and other mixed-media to create different versions of the same scene. What artistic choices will you make?
  • Sat, Jul 16, 2016 from 1pm – 4pm
    Ming Cho Lee is famous for using geometric shapes, bold colors, collage and non-traditional materials in his sets. Experiment with paint, paper, pastels, and other mixed-media to create different versions of the same scene. What artistic choices will you make?
  • Sat, Aug 6, 2016 from 1pm – 4pm
    Explore Set Design by Ming Cho Lee to find out how design can help tell a story. Sketch and create life size props from fabric, foam, clay, and popsicle sticks to do just that. Then use them to act out Romeo and Juliet, Carousel, or one of the other plays on display!
  • Sat, Aug 13, 2016 from 12 noon – 4pm
    Paddle away with us! Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival (端午节) with MOCA, and find out what a poet, zongzi, and dragon boats have in common.
  • Sat, Aug 20, 2016 from 1pm – 4pm
    Explore Set Design by Ming Cho Lee to find out how design can help tell a story. Sketch and create life size props from fabric, foam, clay, and popsicle sticks to do just that. Then use them to act out Romeo and Juliet, Carousel, or one of the other plays on display!