Events

  • Fri, Jul 21, 2017 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    Gather around the dinner table with co-curators Audra Ang, Kian Lm Kho, Andrew Rebatta, and Herb Tam for conversations about Chinese food and identity while enjoying dishes prepared by some of the NYC-based featured chefs of MOCA’s hit exhibit, Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy, closing on September 10.
  • Sat, Jul 22, 2017 from 1pm – 2:30pm
    Get to know and taste the diverse food and cooking styles of Chinese cuisine while exploring stories of the neighborhood through this multiregional tasting tour of Chinatown. 
  • Fri, Jul 28, 2017 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    Celebrate artistic expression at MOCA Mixer: Summer Jam on Friday, July 28, featuring YouTube Musician Nix and Brooklyn-based folk duo, Heartland Nomads.
  • Thu, Aug 3, 2017 from 6:30pm – 9:30pm
    Please join us for a screening of Baby Steps, a film by Barney Cheng brought to you from the Oscar-winning producer of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, The Wedding Banquet, Eat Drink Man Woman and Pushing Hands.
  • Sat, Aug 5, 2017 from 1pm – 2:30pm
    This walking tour traces the evolution of eateries in Chinatown, highlighting stories of diversity—the flavors of China’s regional cuisines converging in New York City.
  • Sat, Aug 5, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
    Use a variety of materials and textures to create place settings, a table runner, napkin holders, chopstick rests and other dinner party items that you can bring home or share with the museum to set our collaborative dinner table.
  • Sat, Aug 12, 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.”
  • Sat, Aug 12, 2017 from 2:30pm – 4pm
    Two of Hong Kong’s noted experts guide you through Cantonese Opera's traditional stories and musical styles.
  • Thu, Aug 17, 2017 from 8:30pm – 10:30pm
    Join NYC Parks and the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) for a screening of Ang Lee's "Pushing Hands" at Columbus Park.  
  • Sat, Aug 19, 2017 from 11am – 2:30pm
    In conjunction with Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy: Stories of Chinese Food and Identity in America, MOCA has partnered with Queens-based food writer Joe DiStefano (Chopsticks and Marrow) for a specially designed food tour of Flushing. Limited space so purchase your tickets today  
  • Sat, Aug 19, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
    Use a variety of materials and textures to create place settings, a table runner, napkin holders, chopstick rests and other dinner party items that you can bring home or share with the museum to set our collaborative dinner table.
  • Sat, Aug 26, 2017 from 1pm – 2:30pm
    Get to know and taste the diverse food and cooking styles of Chinese cuisine while exploring stories of the neighborhood through this multiregional tasting tour of Chinatown. 
  • Sat, Sep 2, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
    Art you can munch on! Design sweet and sour sculptures from grapes, mini marshmallows, toothpicks, and other tasty treats. Then, eat your masterpiece.