Membership at MOCA

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) membership offers access to the best that MOCA has to offer. Members enjoy exclusive benefits, including free gallery admission, invitations to exhibition openings, opportunities to meet curators, artists and performers, and discounts at the MOCA Shop, as well as local community business partners.


MOCA relies on the support of private individuals, corporations, and foundations to fulfill its mission to preserve and present Chinese American history and culture. Funds generated by membership provide critical support for the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, educational initiatives, public programs, and operations.


Join MOCA or Renew Your Membership Today!

Become a MOCA Member today! We encourage you to sign up as soon as possible in order to reap the benefits of membership.


Purchase membership online


You can also complete the membership form and submit it

by mail: The Museum of Chinese in America, 215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013 or call the Membership Department at 855.955.MOCA. 



For higher levels and corporate membership opportunities, please contact the Membership Department at 855.955.MOCA.

Student ($15 Tax-Deductible) -- $25 with valid ID

Benefits valid for 1 person

Senior ($15 Tax-Deductible) -- $25 with valid ID, for 65 and older

Benefits valid for 1 person

Individual ($45 Tax-Deductible) -- $60

Benefits valid for 1 person

Dual/Senior Dual ($85 Tax-Deductible/$20 Tax-Deductible) -- $100/$35 with valid ID

Benefits valid for 2 people

Family ($95 Tax-Deductible) -- $125

Benefits valid for 2 adults and 2 dependents 18 years and under

Contributor ($200 Tax-Deductible) -- $250

Benefits of Family and more

Patron ($435 Tax-Deductible) -- $500

Benefits of Contributor and more

Sustainer ($823 Tax-Deductible) -- $888

Benefits of Patron and more


The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) recognizes gifts of $1,500 and above in our Director's Circle membership program. For more information on the Director's Circle & Corporate membership, please contact the Development Department at

  Student, Senior,  Senior Dual Individual, Dual Family Contributor Patron Sustainer
Unlimited free admission
10% discount at Museum Shop
Discount on Public Programs (+ One-time Discounts for 1 Guest)
15% off at T Shop (
Invitations to Member Outings, Exhibition Previews, Special Events and Members-only Tours
Guest(s) admitted per visit with Member ✓(1 Guest) ✓(1 Guest) ✓(1 Guest) ✓(2 Guests) ✓(2 Guests) ✓(4 Guests)
Free pass to 1 guided "Chinatown
Walking Tour"*
✓(2 guests) ✓(2 guests)
Complimentary access to signature Festivals    
One eco-friendly MOCA tote bag    
Access to the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program (NARM)**    
Access to Archives and Collections research services***       10% discount on fees 25% discount on fees 25% discount on fees
NEW Invitation to artist studio visit and special behind-the-scenes tour        
NEW Private lunch with the President or Curator          

*Redeem all on one visit. Advance registration required. Please contact the Visitor Services Department at for more details. **The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program provides MOCA Family Level members and above with access to free/discounted admission and select member benefits at more than 500 museums, arts, and cultural organizations across the continent. ***Does not include loan and license fees.  


Membership benefits are subject to change without notice.