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Join MOCA for an Election Day Educator Workshop — Plus, MOCA in your community!
Election Day Educator Workshop – Resisting Exclusion: Rewriting Narratives of the Chinese American Experience
November 8, 2022, 8:45 am – 3:30 pm
In light of recent waves of pandemic-fueled Anti-Asian
hate and violence that have swept the nation, join MOCA, the Railroad Readers Workshop, and Associate Professor Mark T. Johnson in reflecting on Chinese American
resistance in the face of exclusion. Together, we’ll explore the
impact of discriminatory exclusion-era legislation and the legacy
of the rallying cry “The Chinese Must Go!” We’ll also highlight the
ways in which Chinese Americans resisted, protested, and defied
Friday, 10/21, 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm Culture Pass Presents: Shadow Stories with MOCA at the Sunnyside Library
Paint, build, craft, and collage with Museum of
Chinese in America (MOCA) at the Sunnyside Branch of the Queens
Public Library! Inspired by the celebration of the Mid-Autumn
Festival, we’ll create shadow puppets of moon goddess Chang ‘Er and
legendary archer Hou Yi.
During drop-in MOCACREATE workshops, MOCA educators
lead families through arts and crafts steeped in Chinese American
history and culture.
Friday, October 21st, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm!
This is a program for ages 5-12, though all are
welcome. First-come, first-served. Registration not required.
Sunnyside Branch at the Queens Public Library
43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11104
Columbus Ave is open to pedestrians on Sundays, and
everyone is invited! MOCA will be located on Columbus Ave between
68th and 69th Streets making jumping Jade Rabbits in honor of last
month's Mid-Autumn Festival.
Liberty: Zooming into Museums Across the Country
2015.037.005 Kenneth P.
Moy sitting on a plane painted with the iconic shark’s jaws flown by
American Volunteer Group (AVG) fighter pilots, or “Flying Tigers.” On
the back of the photograph, “China 1944” has been written. Courtesy of
Douglas J. Chu, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Collection.
Join MOCA, the Intrepid Museum and fellow veterans, service members and their loved ones for a
virtual staycation! We will be Zooming into New York City’s
Chinatown to visit with the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA).
Speakers from MOCA and Intrepid Museum will discuss Chinese Americans’
service during WWII and why it’s taken so long for these brave men
and women to receive their deserved recognition. There will be time
to ask questions and share stories. Register here.