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Liu Xiaobo’s June Fourth Elegies: A Reading and Discussion with Jeffrey Yang and Larry Siems at MOCA

August 2, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo was a prominent figure in the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Each year after the government crackdown he commemorated his fellow activists with a poem. The poems will be published in both English and Chinese for the first time in the volume June Fourth Elegies. Poet, editor at New Directions, and translator Jeffrey Yang will read a selection from his translation of Liu’s June Fourth Elegies. Yang will be joined by Larry Siems, director of the PEN American Center’s…See More
Jun 4, 2012
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Lee Mingwei's The Travelers and The Quartet Project at MOCA

December 7, 2011 to March 26, 2012
The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is pleased to present a solo exhibition of two ground-breaking new works by Taiwan-born American conceptual artist Lee Mingwei: The Travelers and The Quartet Project, which will be shown from October 20, 2011 through March 26, 2012. This show coincides with Lee's solo exhibition, The Moving Garden, opening at the Brooklyn Museum on October 5, 2011.The Travelers (旅人計畫) is a participatory work commissioned by MOCA that began in September 2010 when Lee and…See More
Dec 7, 2011
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The Hapa Project with Kip Fulbeck at MOCA

December 8, 2011 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Join in a discussion about what it means to be hapa. Once aderogatory label derived from the Hawaiian word for “half,” hapa has since been embraced as a term of pride by many whose mixed racial heritage includes Asian or Pacific Island descent.Kip Fulbeck photographed more than 1,200 people from all walks of life who identify as hapa - from babies to adults, construction workers to rock stars, engineers to comic book artists. The project is featured as part of MOCA’s core exhibition, With A…See More
Nov 30, 2011
Museum of Chinese in America has now joined Asian American Arts Alliance
Nov 28, 2011

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Founded in 1980, the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history, heritage, culture and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the United States. The greatly expanded MOCA at 215 Centre Street is a national home for the precious narratives of diverse Chinese American communities, and strives to be a model among interactive museums.

The Museum promotes dialogue and understanding among people of all cultural backgrounds, bringing 160 years of Chinese American history to vivid life through its innovative exhibitions, educational and cultural programs. MOCA welcomes diverse visitors and participants to its broad array of exhibits and programs. MOCA’s expansion accommodates its range of visitors which include: New Yorkers, domestic and international visitors, neighborhood residents, students and school groups from local and regional schools.
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