Exploring Music & Memory in the Diaspora with MOCA & The Museum at Eldridge Street

Open to: 4th-12th grade teachers

Opportunity at a Glance: The day begins with a visit to the Museum at Eldridge Street, where Curator Nancy Johnson will lead us on a tour of their new exhibit Harbin, China|PAST/PRESENT, which tells the story of Harbin’s Jewish community through family memories. The second half of the day takes place at the Museum of Chinese in America, where we will tour their recently debuted exhibition The Moon Represents My Heart: Music, Memory and Belonging. Throughout the day, we will engage in activities centered on oral history, music, and memory making, and offer suggestions for how to bring these resources to your classrooms. Workshop costs $30 & offers 5 hours CTLE credit.

Key dates: Thursday, June 6, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


  • Morning Session: Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street, New York NY 10002 
  • Afternoon Session: Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), 215 Centre Street, New York NY 10013

Registration deadline: June 3. 

Take action: Confirm with your principal that there is no PD planned at your school, then:Register
For more information: Contact education@mocanyc.org.