Chinese Arts Centre is the national agency for promotion of contemporary Chinese arts and the interpretation of Chinese culture. Established in 1986 it now showcases some of the leading artists from the Chinese Diaspora and also offers a residential live/work space, which is the only one of its kind in the UK.
Chinese Arts Centre is committed to developing creative opportunities for artists of Chinese origin, it also holds a number or events and education workshops for the general public to attend both on and off site
Attractions include - exhibitions, residencies, workshops, shop, teahouse, corporate entertaining.
Annie Wang, He Chengyao, Amy Cham
12 April - 17 June 2007
The Pivotal Decade: Hong Kong Art 1997 â€“ 2007
28 June â€“ 23 September 2007
British Chinese Artist
Chinese Arts Centreâ€™s 21 Anniversary Exhibition
4 October â€“ 22 December 2007.
A Group Exhibition - Curator Joshua Jiang Jiehong
12 January â€“ 1 April 2007
Photography Workshop with Amy Cham - Tuesday 29 May 2007, 2pm-4pm
Exhibiting Chain artist Amy Cham invites participants to bring along their favorite portrait, either of themself or of loved ones, and be transported to the far-off exotic locations of their dreams in a fun, photography-based workshop incorporating themes of travel and individual aspiration. This FREE workshop aims to celebrate women, motherhood and the family by exploring the subjects and encouraging creativity. This event is suitable for all ages.
Chain: Curator Ying Kwok discusses the work of He Chengyao - Tuesday 31 May 2007, 6pm-7.30pm
Artist He Chengyao is the subject of this event. Hosted by Curator Ying Kwok this discussion takes an in-depth look at the work He Chengyao is currently exhibiting in Chain. as well as highlighting the extensive career of one of Mainland China's most established and prolific female contemporary visual artists.
Due to unforseen circumstances He Chengyao will unfortunately be unable to attend this event. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. This FREE event is open to all visitors but will be of particular interest to arts students, practitioners and anyone interested in the arts.
Vital 07: The essence of performance
20 & 21 November 2007, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester UK
Submissions are invited from artists of Chinese descent working in Live Art. Vital 07 will focus on the very essence of performance, stripping away the props and sets to leave the intimate relationship between the artist and the audience. Deadline for submissions: 17 August 2007.
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If youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re thinking of visiting Chinese Arts Centre as part of a group you may wish to book a Gallery Tour, whether youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re with a school, college, university or any kind of visitor group our FREE Gallery Tours aim to inform and engage.
Booking in advance is essential. Maximum group size: 20
Display and Learning Resources:
Chinese Arts Centre offers a varied range of display and learning resources to schools to help demonstrate cultural traditions and pastimes. Ranging from Lion Heads and Chinese Opera costumes to posters and calligraphic scrolls these tactile visual aids will greatly enhance pupilsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ understanding of Chinese arts and culture.
Chinese Arts Centre offers members complimentary preview invites for exhibitions and special events, newsletters, programme mailing and special discounts in the shop and teahouse.
Chinese Arts Centre is a registered charity funded by the Arts Council of England. We accept regular donations from companies and individuals which help to support our core activities and sustain the quality of our exhibition programme.
For a stylish and contemporary environment for conferences and events, Chinese Arts Centre is the perfect choice. Two spaces are available for hire, the Gallery and the Education Suite, plus the entire building for evening events only. Chinese Arts Centre can source all your catering and entertainment requirements to suite every occasion. If you would like to visit or receive more information please contact email@example.com or call +44 (0)161 832 7271