Events

  • Sun, Apr 23, 2017 from 1:30pm – 3pm
    Join J.H. Huang as he introduces his new interpretation of The Art of War. This edition is an entirely new text based on manuscripts discovered in Linyi, China in 1972. 
  • Sun, Apr 23, 2017 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
    Carolyn Phillips demystifies the rich, nuanced culinary institution of teahouse snacks in The Dim Sum Field Guide (Ten Speed Press, 2016), a pocket-size, definitive resource featuring 80 hand-drawn illustrations. Join us with Carolyn in dissecting dim sum classics like siu mai, xiaolongbao, char siu, roast duck, and more! 
  • Tue, Apr 25, 2017 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    Join in conversation with curator Howie Chen and MOCA’s Curator and Director of Exhibitions, Herb Tam. 
  • Sat, Apr 29, 2017 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. Highlighted sites include the oldest streets of Chinatown, a Catholic church, the oldest general store in Chinatown and a Chinese eatery that catered to the needs of Chinatown’s turn-of-the-century “bachelor society.”
  • Tue, May 2, 2017 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    Kick off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APA Heritage Month) with a free night of fun and culture at MOCA. Come to celebrate the diversity and dynamism of Asian Pacific Americans while enjoying the festivities with other MOCA members.
  • Sat, May 6, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
    Wear your APA pride on your sleeve, jacket, or backpack! Using MOCA’s collection as your inspiration, create a personalized button that celebrates the awesome contributions of Asian Pacific Americans and wear it all year round.
  • Sat, May 20, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
    Wear your APA pride on your sleeve, jacket, or backpack! Using MOCA’s collection as your inspiration, create a personalized button that celebrates the awesome contributions of Asian Pacific Americans and wear it all year round.
  • Sat, Jun 3, 2017 from 12 noon – 4pm
    Paddle away with us! Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival (端午节) with an afternoon of family fun--filled with pests, potpourri, and plenty of activities!
  • Sat, Jun 17, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
    Recreate some of your favorite dim sum dishes to play with at home! Fabric, felt, and more will be available for you to stuff and sew your own dumplings and buns. Then weave together your own steamer trays out of paper to "cook" them in.