Events

  • Wed, Dec 12, 2018 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    Artist talk & performance excerpts of Within These Walls by Lenora Lee Dance. Within These Walls (2017) is an immersive, multimedia performance work integrating dance, film, music, and research, which premiered in a two-week run 9/9-9/17/17 at the Angel Island Immigration Station.
  • Thu, Dec 13, 2018 from 3:30pm – 4pm
    Come to the Museum of Chinese America for stories, songs, crafts, and more!
  • Thu, Dec 13, 2018 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    Photographer Bud Glick joins us to present his photos and discuss his current exhibition at MOCA, Interior Lives: Photographs of Chinese Americans in the 1980s.
  • Sat, Dec 15, 2018 from 1pm – 3pm
    Explore stories of the neighborhood through this multiregional tasting tour of Chinatown.
  • Sat, Dec 15, 2018 from 1pm – 4pm
    Our favorite places can say a lot about us! Design a one-of-a-kind mosaic inspired by your favorite indoor spaces in Chinatown– your house, your school, your local dim sum restaurant, or any other place that's special to you.
  • Sat, Jan 5, 2019 from 1pm – 4pm
    Before the printing press, books were made using block printing, a technique invented during the Tang Dynasty. Experiment with block printing, stamping, and other printing methods to create your own personalized stamp. Use this stamp to sign your future works of art!
  • Fri, Jan 11, 2019 from 10am – 6pm
    Keep your family and community memories for posterity! Sign up for a timeslot where the MOCA Collections team will scan and digitize your most beloved photos, paper documents, and/or 2-D mementos 11" x 17" or smaller.   为后代留下您对家庭和社区的记忆!注册一个时间段,美国华人博物馆馆藏部将数字化扫描您最喜爱的照片、文件、或者其它二维纪念品,尺寸限制在不超过11"x17"。分享您数字化物品背后的故事,并带走一份数字化的副本,发个朋友圈炫耀一下吧!
  • Fri, Jan 11, 2019 from 12:30pm – 2pm
    In this session, Richard Cheu will teach you how to record and organize oral histories. Topics covered will include recording mechanics, equipment, metadata and legal considerations, and interviewing techniques.
  • Sat, Jan 12, 2019 from 12 noon – 4pm
    We invite you to MOCA and share a 40-minute conversation to tell your personal story or family's history. Audio oral history recordings are yours to keep and we welcome all backgrounds to come share. Time slots are on a first-come basis until filled for that day.
  • Sat, Jan 19, 2019 from 1pm – 4pm
    Before the printing press, books were made using block printing, a technique invented during the Tang Dynasty. Experiment with block printing, stamping, and other printing methods to create your own personalized stamp. Use this stamp to sign your future works of art!
  • Sat, Feb 2, 2019 from 1pm – 4pm
    Put a spin on a MOCA tradition-- help welcome the New Year by making handmade decorations to liven up the Museum. Transform our space with colorful creations, which will be on display through our annual Lunar New Year Family Festival!
  • Sat, Mar 2, 2019 from 1pm – 4pm
    How do you create a typewriter for a language with no alphabet? Look to Radical Machines for inspiring answers to this question. As you learn about the product design process, come up with your own linguistic invention made of cardboard, duct tape, popsicle sticks, rubber bands, and more. Display your one-of-a-kind invention side by side with others!
  • Sat, Mar 16, 2019 from 1pm – 4pm
    How do you create a typewriter for a language with no alphabet? Look to Radical Machines for inspiring answers to this question. As you learn about the product design process, come up with your own linguistic invention made of cardboard, duct tape, popsicle sticks, rubber bands, and more. Display your one-of-a-kind invention side by side with others!