Museum of Chinese in America, Co-Founded by NYU's Jack Tchen, Opens New Facility


The Museum of Chinese in America(MOCA), co-founded by New York University Professor John Kuo Wei Tchen in 1980, opened in its new location, 215 Centre Street-on the cusp of Chinatown and SoHo-on September 22.

“The Museum of Chinese in America was established nearly 30 years ago by two Chinese Americans, co-founders Charles Lai and John Kuo Wei Tchen, who knew it was important to document and preserve the history of our Chinese American heritage and experience,” said Museum Director S. Alice Mong. “Our new location will allow the museum to look at that experience through many different lenses and bring 160 years of our history to vivid l 500

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