Our galleries and exhibitions are free to enter and open Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm (Closed Mondays)
We also run a series of events alongside our exhibitions programme. We work with international and local artists and organisations to run workshops, film screenings, talks and performances designed to be accessible for all audiences.
Join us on Thursday 23 January 2020 (6 – 8pm) for the preview of two new exhibitions at the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art.
Join CFCCA and artist Joey Yu to reinvent the Chinese New Year practice of making paper dragons and create your own mythical beast to take home with you.
Make a badge using images from the CFCCA Archive & Library or take part in an artist-led activity inspired by the CFCCA’s history.
Visit CFCCA over the Chinese New Year to submit your entry for a drawing competition, for your chance to win an original drawing by artist Joey Yu and a range of runner-up prizes.
Learn how to ferment your own foods, whilst reflecting on the global nature of our food consumption habits, with artist Sean Roy Parker.
Erika Tan’s Repatriating the Object with No Shadow: Along, Against, Within and Through critiques the A to Z alphabet, and explicates its Eurocentric and colonial origins.
Organised by John van Aitken and Jane Brake from the Institute of Urban Dreaming, this event brings together artists, scientists and activists to discuss the urban air quality emergency.
CFCCA presents a screening of artists’ moving image works, exploring a range of diasporic experiences in the UK which take a critical look on notions of nation, identity and diaspora.
Artist Will Pham will be premiering a new performance work which includes spoken word, moving image and a specially composed musical score.
In this practical workshop Heart & Parcel will explore how food can symbolise the fluidity of identity, and how they work with migrant communities across Greater Manchester to inform their work.
Panel discussion with artists, cultural practitioners and theorists to discuss and unpick the concept of ‘British-Chinese’, ‘Chinese diaspora’ and beyond.
Explore the artistic and activist potential of the zine form with daikon*, a platform for the writing and art of women, non-binary and trans people in the Southeast and East Asian diaspora.
Artist Jack Tan presents a lecture to explore the term diaspora and the complexities of defining and navigating this concept.