June 23, 2012
Explore traditions, techniques, and mouth-watering stories! This delectable exhibit investigates cultural traditions and cooking techniques that have changed with time and generations. Experience the sights, sounds, tastes and smells of food in the homes and restaurants of diverse Asian Pacific Americans.
America through a Chinese Lens surveys photography of American life as shot by contemporary Chinese and Chinese American artists, documentary photographers and non-professionals, identifying the specific ways in which the Chinese have used the camera to see this country – its beauty, contradictions, and realities. The exhibition spans many generations of photographers: contemporary artists who use the medium as well as snapshots taken by new immigrants from the 1950s to today which have been selected [...] Continue »
June 4, 1989: Media and Mobilization Beyond Tiananmen Square draws from MOCA’s extensive collection of Asian-American and Chinese-language periodicals to reconstruct a narrative of the coverage of and response to the Tiananmen Square protests and massacre of 1989. These periodicals tell the story of the sister movement sparked in America: thousands, mainly young Asian-Americans, marched and rallied in cities across the country in solidarity with the Chinese protesters. The crackdown of June 4 politically galvanized [...] Continue »
AJ Rafael and The Music Speaks Committee cordially invite the public, celebrity friends, and family to the Red Roses Formal: “Prom.” Proceeds from the Red Roses Formal will go towards production expenses for the annual Music Speaks concert series, which all donations are given to the Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Further, funds will be allocated into laying the groundwork for future community projects to raise awareness about Autism. Formal attire, in red, [...] Continue »