The Joy Luck Club (1993)

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Rosalind Chao
Ken Smith
Fri, 03/13/2015 - 19:00
Fri, March 13th, 2015 | 7:00 pm

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Justice in Film
Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. This series will explore how film has tackled social conflict, morality, and the perennial struggles between right and wrong that are waged from the highest levels of government to the smallest of local communities.

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An Evening with Amy Tan

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Amy Tan
Ken Smith (moderator)
Tue, 03/24/2015 - 18:30
Tue, March 24th, 2015 | 6:30 pm

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Bestselling author Amy Tan—internationally recognized for her books exploring themes of family and self-identity within the Chinese-American experience—discusses her accomplished career and how her own personal stories as the daughter of Chinese immigrants influence her novels.

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$34
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Ancient Chinese Arts Today: Paper Making

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Sun, 04/12/2015 -
11:00 to 13:00
Sun, April 12th, 2015 |
11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Session 1, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., is for children ages 5-12
$20 per person ($15 per Member), ages 5 and up

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From Beijing to the Met: A Singing Journey of Hao Jiang Tian

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Hao Jiang Tian with iSING! International Young Artists
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 19:00
Sat, March 21st, 2015 | 7:00 pm

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In this retrospective performance and lecture, Hao Jiang Tian will sing and talk about his life as a first generation Chinese-American opera singer, from his exhilarating arrival in 1983 at John F. Kennedy Airport from Beijing, through a two-decade career at the Metropolitan Opera that represented the fulfillment of a dream. There will be ensembles with Tian and young singers from his iSING! Festival.

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$38
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$24
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Ancient Chinese Arts Today: Calligraphy

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$15 per person ($10 per Member), ages 5 and up

Sun, 04/19/2015 -
14:00 to 15:00
Sun, April 19th, 2015 |
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

From ancient pictographs to modern ideographs, Chinese characters have been around for over 6,000 years and the writing of them has long been considered a discipline as well as an art. In this workshop, families will have the opportunity to see the intricacies of Chinese calligraphy demonstrated up-close by an instructor from the New York Chinese Cultural Center. Then they’ll pick up a traditional brush and learn to write and paint their own Chinese characters and landscapes with real ink on authentic rice paper.

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$15
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$10
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Ancient Chinese Arts Today: Fan Dancing

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$15 per person ($10 per Member), ages 5 and up

Sun, 03/15/2015 -
14:00 to 15:00
Sun, March 15th, 2015 |
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Chinese fan dancing can trace its roots to the days of the Han Dynasty in China over 2,000 years ago and the tradition continues today. During this workshop, families will discover how movements evoke feelings, create images, and tell stories while learning a group fan dance. The lesson is taught by a professional dancer from the New York Chinese Cultural Center and will incorporate some simple Chinese vocabulary.

Tickets to this program include Museum admission and families are welcome to visit the special exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion.

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$15
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Ancient Chinese Arts Today: Martial Arts

$15 per person ($10 per Member), ages 5 and up

Sun, 02/08/2015 -
14:00 to 16:00
Sun, February 8th, 2015 |
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

According to legend, it was Huangdi, the Yellow Emperor, who first taught martial arts to the Chinese people during the Xia Dynasty nearly 4,000 years ago. Today, there are hundreds of different Chinese martial arts styles being practiced by people all around the world. In this workshop, families will be introduced to Shaolin kung fu by an instructor from the New York Chinese Cultural Center.

Tickets to this program include Museum admission and families are welcome to visit the special exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion.

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$15
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At the Kids’ Table with Sarah Lohman: Chinese Food, American Story

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Sat, 03/21/2015 -
14:00 to 16:00
Sat, March 21st, 2015 |
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Like it has for many immigrant groups, food created a pathway to acceptance for Chinese in America. During this program families will explore N-YHS’s groundbreaking exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion and will then cook some of the first foods that Chinese immigrants introduced to Americans. We’ll recreate the first popular Chinese take-out, chop suey, from a century old recipe, and make dumplings by hand- filling, folding, and cooking them to eat in class.

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$16
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Macy's Sunday Story Time: A New Year’s Reunion

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Sun, 02/22/2015 - 11:30
Sun, February 22nd, 2015 | 11:30 am

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

新年快樂! Happy New Year! All month long, we will be ringing in the year of the sheep with special stories about celebrating the Lunar New Year. Don’t forget to visit our special exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion!

A New Year’s Reunion by Yu Li-Qiong and Zhu Cheng-Liang

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Macy's Sunday Story Time: The Great Race: The Story of the Chinese Zodiac

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Sun, 02/15/2015 - 11:30
Sun, February 15th, 2015 | 11:30 am

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

新年快樂! Happy New Year! All month long, we will be ringing in the year of the sheep with special stories about celebrating the Lunar New Year. Don’t forget to visit our special exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion!

The Great Race: The Story of the Chinese Zodiac written by Dawn Casey and illustrated by Anne Wilson

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