Events

  • Thu, Mar 30, 2017 from 6:45pm – 8:30pm
    Tina Chen’s great-grandfather served under three emperors and one empress in the Qing dynasty. Her grandfather became the first Premier of the first Republic of China, and her mother, after fleeing to Taiwan during the war, took on secret work that she had to hide from her husband. Join MOCA in uncovering three generations of Tina’s family legacy and their contributions to the history of China.  
  • Sat, Apr 1, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
    Qing Ming is a day for remembering the past. Families go to the grave sites of their ancestors and honor them by hosting elaborate picnics. Mold clay people, tea eggs, drum sticks, oranges, almond cookies, and more to create your very own Qing Ming picnic scene. Then celebrate the new beginnings of spring by making decorative pinwheels and other seasonal paper crafts.
  • Thu, Apr 6, 2017 from 6pm – 9pm
    MOCA's cornerstone community event honors the good work and accomplishments of well-deserving community honorees. Join us at Joy Luck Palace (98 Mott Street, NYC) to pay tribute to Individual, Generational, and Institutional Heroes who have inspired hope and helped advance our community: Glenn Lau-Kee, Chinatown Ice Cream Factory, Wing on Wo & Co., and First American International Bank.
  • Sat, Apr 8, 2017 from 12 noon – 4pm
    Join us for an afternoon of hands-on workshops, preservation tips, and family stories!
  • Wed, Apr 12, 2017 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    Join us for the Screening of TCG's #LegacyLeaders of Color Video Project featuring Tisa Chang! Followed by panel discussion. 
  • Sat, Apr 15, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
    Inspired by the ceramics art of Heidi Lau and Lu Zhang in Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy, create your own three-dimensional sculptures to capture some of your favorite foods and flavors. Use cardboard, plastic, paper, foam, and other materials to make representations of the foods that you and your family love to eat.