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Experience the unbelievable story of Chinese American cuisine at Chow, a new interactive exhibition at the Museum of Food and Drink.
Experience the unbelievable story of Chinese American cuisine at Chow, a new interactive exhibition at the Museum of Food and Drink.
652 backers pledged $90,897 to help bring this project to life.

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    Fortune Cookie

    Receive backer updates and a digital booklet of historical Chinese American recipes, curated by MOFAD.

    This gift is fully tax deductible.

    Includes:
    • Exclusive backer updates
    • Digital booklet of historical Chinese American recipes
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    Wonton

    See Chow before it opens to the public in November, and join us for the exhibition's Private Opening. Your tickets can also be used for admission anytime. We'll also recognize you on the Chow donor wall.

    This gift is fully tax deductible.

    Includes:
    • Ticket to Chow Private Opening
    • Recognition on the Chow Donor Wall
    • Exclusive backer updates
    • Digital booklet of historical Chinese American recipes
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    Egg Roll

    (We opened our first gallery space at 62 Bayard Street in Brooklyn, so this is our lucky number.)

    Become a Seed Member and receive one ticket to the Chow Private Opening, where you can see the exhibition before it opens to the public. As a member, enjoy free admission to the museum, and member access to ongoing educational programming. We'll also send you a "Food is Culture" magnet.

    See a complete list of your rewards below. There is a guide to rewards and member benefits in the project description.

    This gift is fully tax deductible.

    Includes:
    • Seed Membership for one year
    • "Food is Culture" magnet
    • Ticket to Chow Private Opening
    • Recognition on the Chow Donor Wall
    • Exclusive backer updates
    • Digital booklet of historical Chinese American recipes
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    Lo Mein

    Become a Sprout member and receive two tickets to the Chow Private Opening. Sprout members receive free admission to the museum for two people.

    See a complete list of your rewards below. There is a guide to rewards and member benefits in the project description.

    This gift is fully tax deductible.

    Includes:
    • Sprout Membership for one year
    • Ticket to Chow Private Opening
    • Recognition on the Chow Donor Wall
    • "Food is Culture" magnet
    • Exclusive backer updates
    • Digital booklet of historical Chinese American recipes
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    Moo Shu

    Become a Root Member and receive two special Chow-themed dish towels. You'll also receive four tickets to the Chow Private Opening.

    See a complete list of your rewards below. There is a guide to rewards and member benefits in the project description.

    The non-deductible portion of this gift is $20.

    Includes:
    • Root Membership for one year
    • Chow-themed dish towel
    • Ticket to Chow Private Opening
    • Recognition on the Chow Donor Wall
    • "Food is Culture" magnet
    • Exclusive backer updates
    • Digital booklet of historical Chinese American recipes
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    Pupu Platter

    Become a Harvest Member and receive four special Chow-themed dish towels. You'll also receive four tickets to the Chow Private Opening. Harvest Members receive free admission to the museum for four people.

    See a complete list of your rewards below. There is a guide to rewards and member benefits in the project description.

    The non-deductible portion of this gift is $40.

    Includes:
    • Harvest Membership for one year
    • Chow-themed dish towel
    • Ticket to Chow Private Opening
    • Recognition on the Chow Donor Wall
    • "Food is Culture" magnet
    • Exclusive backer updates
    • Digital booklet of historical Chinese American recipes
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    Chop Suey

    Become a Kitsune Society Member and receive special benefits, including an invitation to an annual end-of-year party.

    See a complete list of your rewards below. There is a guide to rewards and member benefits in the project description.

    The non-deductible portion of this gift is $66.

    Includes:
    • Kitsune Society Membership for one year
    • Chow-themed dish towel
    • Ticket to Chow Private Opening
    • Recognition on the Chow Donor Wall
    • "Food is Culture" magnet
    • Exclusive backer updates
    • Digital booklet of historical Chinese American recipes
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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    Four Seasons

    As a major supporter, you'll receive two tickets to the VIP Chow Exhibition Premiere. We'll also recognize you as a Bronze Patron on the Chow Donor Wall.

    See a complete list of your rewards below. There is a guide to rewards and member benefits in the project description.

    The non-deductible portion of this gift is $166.

    Includes:
    • Bronze Patron Recognition on Chow Donor Wall
    • Ticket to VIP Chow Exhibition Premiere
    • Kitsune Society Membership for one year
    • Chow-themed dish towel
    • Ticket to Chow Private Opening
    • "Food is Culture" magnet
    • Exclusive backer updates
    • Digital booklet of historical Chinese American recipes
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    Happy Family

    We'll work with you to create 100 personalized fortune cookies on the Chow fortune cookie machine. In addition, we'll recognize you as a Silver Patron on the Chow Donor Wall.

    See a complete list of your rewards below. There is a guide to rewards and member benefits in the project description.

    The non-deductible portion of this gift is $186.

    Includes:
    • Silver Patron Recognition on Chow Donor Wall
    • Custom fortune cookies made by the Chow fortune cookie machine
    • Ticket to VIP Chow Exhibition Premiere
    • Kitsune Patron Membership for one year
    • Chow-themed dish towel
    • Ticket to Chow Private Opening
    • "Food is Culture" magnet
    • Exclusive backer updates
    • Digital booklet of historical Chinese American recipes
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 3 backers
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    Pledge US$ 5,000 or more About US$ 5,000

    Dragon and Phoenix

    We'll etch your name on a beautiful glass disc at the entrance to the museum, to be on display for the duration of MOFAD Lab's existence. You'll also receive Gold Patron recognition on the Chow Donor Wall.

    See a complete list of your rewards below. There is a guide to rewards and member benefits in the project description.

    The non-deductible portion of this gift is $186.

    Includes:
    • Glass Visionaries Circle Disc at MOFAD Lab
    • Gold Patron Recognition on Chow Donor Wall
    • Custom fortune cookies made by the Chow fortune cookie machine
    • Ticket to VIP Chow Exhibition Premiere
    • Kitsune Patron Membership for one year
    • Chow-themed dish towel
    • Ticket to Chow Private Opening
    • "Food is Culture" magnet
    • Exclusive backer updates
    • Digital booklet of historical Chinese American recipes
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 2 backers
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    General Tso

    Enjoy the museum at your leisure with two hours of private access to the gallery. We'll etch your name on a beautiful ceramic disc at the entrance to the museum, to be on display for the duration of MOFAD Lab's existence. You'll also receive Platinum Patron recognition on the Chow Donor Wall.

    See a complete list of your rewards below. There is a guide to rewards and member benefits in the project description.

    The non-deductible portion of this gift is $186.

    Includes:
    • Two-hour private access to MOFAD Lab exhibition gallery
    • Ceramic Visionaries Circle Disc at MOFAD Lab
    • Platinum Patron recognition on Chow Donor Wall
    • Custom fortune cookies made by the Chow fortune cookie machine
    • Ticket to VIP Chow Exhibition Premiere
    • Kitsune Patron Membership for one year
    • Chow-themed dish towel
    • Ticket to Chow Private Opening
    • "Food is Culture" magnet
    • Exclusive backer updates
    • Digital booklet of historical Chinese American recipes
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 1 backer
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