Events

  • Wed, Aug 22, 2018 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
    Indie board games are all the rage, but did you know that many classic Chinese games have been around for centuries?   Join us every Wednesday from 3:30 PM to 5:30PM from June 20th through September 5th for Game On! Teen Game Club @ MOCA. Learn and play several traditional Chinese games- Chinese chess, Go, and Mahjong- at your own pace.
  • Thu, Aug 23, 2018 from 3:30pm – 4pm
    Come to the Museum of Chinese America for stories, songs, crafts, and more!
  • Sat, Aug 25, 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.
  • Wed, Aug 29, 2018 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
    Indie board games are all the rage, but did you know that many classic Chinese games have been around for centuries?   Join us every Wednesday from 3:30 PM to 5:30PM from June 20th through September 5th for Game On! Teen Game Club @ MOCA. Learn and play several traditional Chinese games- Chinese chess, Go, and Mahjong- at your own pace.
  • Thu, Aug 30, 2018 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    Join us for a screening and discussion of The Professor - Tai Chi's Journey West is the first major feature documentary about Tai Chi and one of its greatest masters, Cheng Man-Ching.
  • Sat, Sep 1, 2018 from 1pm – 4pm
    See and smell herbs commonly used in Chinese medicine as you practice grinding them with a mortar and pestle. Then, design your own colorful herb planter and plant real seeds inside!
  • Sat, Sep 1, 2018 from 1pm – 3pm
    Explore stories of the neighborhood through this multiregional tasting tour of Chinatown.
  • Wed, Sep 5, 2018 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
    Indie board games are all the rage, but did you know that many classic Chinese games have been around for centuries?   Join us every Wednesday from 3:30 PM to 5:30PM from June 20th through September 5th for Game On! Teen Game Club @ MOCA. Learn and play several traditional Chinese games- Chinese chess, Go, and Mahjong- at your own pace.
  • Sat, Sep 8, 2018 from 1pm – 2:30pm
    Uncover the history of one of New York City’s oldest neighborhoods! This walking tour focuses on how everyday buildings and places of historical significance reflect and shape a community from its origins as a Native American village of Werpoes Hill in 1600 to one of the fastest growing immigrant communities of present day New York City.
  • Sat, Sep 8, 2018 from 2pm – 4pm
    Join MOCA and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) for an immigrant rights teach-in for Asian American youth, affected individuals, and allies. Facilitated by Alina Shen (MOCA) and Stephanie Park (AALDEF), this teach-in will provide a safe space for young organizers, activists, and teens to give voice to their experiences and explore ways to effect change in the immigrant rights movement.
  • Thu, Sep 13, 2018 from 6:30pm – 8pm
    Join us for a film screening of "Journey with the Giant" followed by a discussion forum about China's growth and impact on the Chinese in America.  
  • Sat, Sep 15, 2018 from 1pm – 4pm
    See and smell herbs commonly used in Chinese medicine as you practice grinding them with a mortar and pestle. Then, design your own colorful herb planter and plant real seeds inside!
  • Sat, Sep 15, 2018 from 1pm – 2:30pm
    Uncover the history of one of New York City’s oldest neighborhoods! This walking tour focuses on how everyday buildings and places of historical significance reflect and shape a community from its origins as a Native American village of Werpoes Hill in 1600 to one of the fastest growing immigrant communities of present day New York City.
  • Fri, Sep 21, 2018 from 6pm – 8pm
    Join us for a special staged reading of Citizen Wong, a new play by Richard Chang. Inspired by Wong Chin Foo, the late 19th-century celebrity speaker-writer known as the first Chinese American.
  • Sat, Sep 22, 2018 from 12 noon – 4pm
    Mooncakes, lanterns, and the Jade Rabbit on the moon! Explore the customs and traditions behind this harvest festival with a mooncake tasting, arts and crafts, stellar story time, and more family fun!  
  • Sat, Sep 22, 2018 from 1pm – 2:30pm
    Uncover the history of one of New York City’s oldest neighborhoods! This walking tour focuses on how everyday buildings and places of historical significance reflect and shape a community from its origins as a Native American village of Werpoes Hill in 1600 to one of the fastest growing immigrant communities of present day New York City.
  • Thu, Sep 27, 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 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!
  • 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!