Events

  • Mon, Jan 30, 2017 from 9:30am – 12:30pm
    Join MOCA in examining America’s journey as a nation of immigrants. Contemplate universal questions like “where is home?” and learn to use the Chinese American experience to teach students about broader themes of immigration, American identity, and xenophobia.
  • Fri, Feb 3, 2017 from 8pm – 9:30pm
    Please join us for an evening of jazz with Min Xiao-Fen's Blue Pipa Trio. The pipa master/vocalist/composer from Nanjing and her trio perform her thrilling new project From Harlem to Shanghai and Back, which reinterprets the work of legendary jazz trumpeter and composer Buck Clayton, Chinese composer Li Jinhui, Count Basie and Duke Ellington.  
  • Sat, Feb 4, 2017 from 11am – 12:30pm
    Why are dumplings eaten during Lunar New Year? Join us with Joanna C. Lee and Ken Smith (co-authors of the Pocket Chinese Almanac) in celebrating The Year of the Rooster by making, cooking, and eating Chinese dumplings!  
  • Sat, Feb 4, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
    Dream up and draw an illustrated menu of family recipes and your own culinary creations to share with friends and family. Using pastels, collage paper, and 3-D elements, design the menu for your own themed restaurant. Don’t forget to cook up a signature dish!
  • Sat, Feb 11, 2017 from 11am – 4pm
    Ring in the Year of the Rooster with MOCA! Celebrate Chinese and Chinese American traditions and folk arts with zodiac themed arts & crafts, lively dance performances, festive food sampling, storytelling, and much more- Strut on over!
  • Sun, Feb 12, 2017 from 10am – 1pm
    Find out what the hubbub is all about and eat dim sum like a local. Feast with us and Joanna C. Lee and Ken Smith (co-authors of the Pocket Chinese Almanac) for a special weekend morning brunch outing at Golden Unicorn. Learn how to order dim sum in Cantonese and follow Cantonese traditions as we start the New Year. 
  • Sat, Feb 18, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
    Dream up and draw an illustrated menu of family recipes and your own culinary creations to share with friends and family. Using pastels, collage paper, and 3-D elements, design the menu for your own themed restaurant. Don’t forget to cook up a signature dish!
  • Sat, Mar 4, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
    Many of the chef’s from Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy use fresh vegetables from their personal gardens in their dishes. You can too! Plant your own herb and bean plants, and watch them grow. Decorate planters with paint, ribbon, and embellishments to house them in style.
  • Sat, Mar 18, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
    Many of the chef’s from Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy use fresh vegetables from their personal gardens in their dishes. You can too! Plant your own herb and bean plants, and watch them grow. Decorate planters with paint, ribbon, and embellishments to house them in style.