The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) aims to preserve and present the history, heritage, culture, and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the United States.
Revenue is invested in subsidizing museum visits for students from Title I schools across the tri-state area.
Adults, Families, Youth, Professionals, People with disabilities
Tour takes place rain or shine (tour itinerary might be modified in case of inclement weather)
1 to 20
Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)
Join an educator for a deep look at the Museum of Chinese in America’s core exhibit ‘With a Single Step: Stories in the Making of America.’ This exhibit brings to life the Museum’s unique historical content and explores the diverse layers of the Chinese American experience. Learn about Chinese immigration to the United States and hear personal stories that reveal what it has meant to be Chinese in America at different points in time, and the physical traces and images of past generations left for us to consider, reflect on, and reclaim.
215 Centre Street, New York, New York, United States
Take subway lines N, Q, R, W, J, Z, or 6 to Canal Street, or buses M9, M15, or M103.
To engage audiences in an ongoing and historical dialogue, in which people of all backgrounds are able to see American history though a critical perspective, to reflect on their own experiences, and to make meaningful connections between: the past and the present, the global and the local, themselves and others.
Quarterly Family Festivals (Mid-Autumn Moon, Lunar New Year, Family Treasures, Dragon Boat)
MOCACREATE drop-in arts & crafts for families (1st and 3rd Saturdays)
Adult public programs (film screenings, curator talks, book launches, food tastings, music & theater performances, history programs, etc…)