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In Search of China’s Soul: Sun Xun on the Intersection of Memory, Politics, History, and Art

Downtown Office 40 Rector Street, New York, NY

Image credit: Museum of Contemporary Art; Art Basel Hong Kong Renowned artist Sun Xun in conversation with contemporary art expert, Barbara Pollack Tuesday, May 14, 6:30-8:30 PM Speaker: Sun Xun, Barbara Pollack Members: Free; Non-Members: $10 Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006 window.bboxInit = function () { bbox.showForm('6dc6cf46-3018-44de-b868-5573249d17e0'); }; (function () […]

May 16 Mahjong Club at China Institute

Downtown Office 40 Rector Street, New York, NY

Experience history, fun, and some friendly competition! China Institute’s mahjong club is open to novices and veterans looking to learn about this historic game, develop their skills, or simply find new partners to craft their Mahjong skills! Mingle with old and new friends who share an interest in all things China during the multiple gaming […]

May 18 Mahjong Club at China Institute

Downtown Office 40 Rector Street, New York, NY

Experience history, fun, and some friendly competition! China Institute’s mahjong club is open to novices and veterans looking to learn about this historic game, develop their skills, or simply find new partners to craft their Mahjong skills! Mingle with old and new friends who share an interest in all things China during the multiple gaming […]

The Life of Wen Yiduo as a Patriot, a Poet and a Scholar—In commemoration of the 120th anniversary of his birth [Renwen Society event conducted entirely in Chinese]

Downtown Office 40 Rector Street, New York, NY

涅槃的鳳凰:中國現代史上的聞一多 Sunday, May 19, 2:00-4:00 PM Event Fees: Free, but advanced registration is requested The event will be conducted in Chinese Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006 To mark the 120th anniversary of the birth of Wen Yiduo, the Renwen Society at China Institute presents a lecture by Mr. Wen Liming, […]

Film Society Screening: Platform (站台), 2000

Downtown Office 40 Rector Street, New York, NY

Deng Xiaoping’s economic reforms, which began in 1978 following the death of Mao Zedong in 1976, resulted in rapid economic growth that catapulted the Chinese nation through a period of intense modernization and development. In this series, we use Chinese youth as a lens through which to understand the corresponding changes in Chinese society, examining […]

Film Society Screening: The Troubleshooters (顽主), 1989

Downtown Office 40 Rector Street, New York, NY

Deng Xiaoping’s economic reform that began in 1978, following the death of Mao Zedong in 1976, resulted in rapid economic growth that catapulted the Chinese nation through a period of intense modernization and development. In this series, we use Chinese Youth as a lens to understand the corresponding changes in Chinese society, by examining films […]

Shadow Puppet Performance + Talk: Chinese Theatre Works’ Shadow Restoration Project

Downtown Office 40 Rector Street, New York, NY

Wednesday, June 12, 6:30-8:30 PM Speaker: Chinese Theatre Works Members: Free; Non-Members: $10.00 Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006 window.bboxInit = function () { bbox.showForm('43e37948-f395-4996-8c64-14fb7792cf9a'); }; (function () { var e = document.createElement('script'); e.async = true; e.src = 'https://bbox.blackbaudhosting.com/webforms/bbox-min.js'; document.getElementsByTagName('head').appendChild(e); } ()); Legends place the origin of shadow puppetry in China […]

Mahjong Club at China Institute

Downtown Office 40 Rector Street, New York, NY

Experience history, fun, and some friendly competition! China Institute’s mahjong club is open to novices and veterans looking to learn about this historic game, develop their skills, or simply find new partners to craft their Mahjong skills! Mingle with old and new friends who share an interest in all things China during the multiple gaming […]

Night at the Museums: A Free Evening of Art, Music, Film, and Entertainment

Downtown Office 40 Rector Street, New York, NY

Tuesday, June 25, 4:00-8:00 PM FREE Event Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006 On June 25, China Institute will partner with twelve of our downtown neighbors for Night at the Museums, an annual event where museums and historic landmarks open their doors for an evening of fun and exploration – all […]

New York Asian Film Festival 2019

From the deadly serious to the gleefully absurd, from the disquieting to the freaky, the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) at Lincoln Center celebrates the most vibrant and provocative cinema out of Asia today. This year’s program, dubbed the “Still Too Young to Die” edition, includes forty films that will be screening in New […]