Workers at the Museum of Chinese in America allege that Nancy Yao was retaliatory toward employees who reported harassment.
As president of the Museum of Chinese in America, she patronized Chinatown residents and supported their displacement. She is not fit to lead the American Women’s History Museum.
While visitors watched performances in the museum’s lobby, protesters pressed placards against the windows, chanting slogans like “Boycott MOCA” and “Chinatown is not for sale.”
The artist collective accused the Museum of Chinese in America of benefiting from mass incarceration.
StopDiscriminAsian and NYC’s Museum of Chinese in America are some of the arts organizations working to document and counter the rise of violence against Asians and Asian-Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Some 200 boxes have already been recovered and are “very much salvageable,” says museum president Nancy Yao Maasbach.