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The only East Coast museum dedicated to the history of the Chinese people will move in early 2007 from the second floor of an 1893 schoolhouse at 70 Mulberry Street to a new 12,000-square-foot space designed by Maya Lin, architect of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The permanent exhibit -- Where Is H...
Museum of Chinese in the Americas, New York City
The Museum of Chinese in the Americas (MoCA) is the first full-time professionally staffed museum dedicated to reclaiming, preserving, and interpreting the history and culture of Chinese and their descendants in the Western Hemisphere. Founded in 1980 as the New York Chinatown History Project, it ch...
Exhibits | Museum of Chinese in America
Wandering the streets of New York City Chinatown and observing the diverse architecture and dramatic streetscape, it’s not uncommon to wonder, “If these walls could talk, what would they say?” The Museum of Chinese in America begins to take the guesswork out of the question when it...
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MoCA is located downtown in the heart of Manhattan's Chinatown on the second floor of the historic, century-old school building that was once Public School 23. Opened in November 1, 1893, and closing almost exactly 83 years later in October 1976, Public School 23 was built during the great tides of ...
The Museum of Chinese in the Americas « Museum Anthropology Review
” welcomes visitors into a small space designed by architect Billie Tsien to resemble the inside of a Chinese lantern, though his intention is not initially obvious. The round, wooden structure supports a panoply of objects and is backed by thin rice paper onto which panel descriptions are pri...
Museum of Chinese in the Americas, New York, NY : reviews
The Museum of Chinese in the Americas (MoCA) is the first museum involved in reclaiming, preserving, and interpreting the history and culture of Chinese and their descendants in America. For decades, MoCA documented the life of the immigrant community that arrived in the Americas with few possession...
Museum of Chinese in the Americas - Museums - New York Magazine
Nestled discreetly on the second story of an old schoolhouse, the Museum of Chinese in the Americas (MoCA) celebrates the fusion of Chinese and American lifestyles. In 1980, Jack Tchen and Charlie Lai began this community-based project to document the memories of first-generation Chinese-Americans, ...
Museum of Chinese in America -- Are We There Yet?
Within the Museum's doors, visitors will find a variety of interesting permanent and changing exhibitions. Artifacts, art, photos, papers, oral histories, and other objects document the history of the Chinese in the Americas, how they faced their challenges, and their contributions to American socie...
Museum of Chinese in the Americas | NYCkidsARTS - New York City's cultural guide for kids
Chinatown is a familiar and popular place for millions of New Yorkers and tourists. It is also a symbol of the rich and complex Chinese-American experience, preserved and displayed at the Museum of Chinese in the Americas. Established in 1980, the museum celebrates Chinese-American history and cultu...
Gothamist: William Dao, Museum of the Chinese in the Americas
I find that the New Year seems to be the one Chinese holiday that every Chinese American celebrates in one way or another. I think it's largely because here in New York, there are events like the Lunar New Year Flower Market that introduces or preserves the traditions and cultural aspects of the hol...