China Institute Gallery
About the China Institute Gallery
54 years, more than 100 exhibitions, 5,000 years of history
China Institute Gallery is a center of Chinese art in New York. Established in 1966, China Institute Gallery was the first non-profit gallery in the United States to showcase Chinese art and culture exclusively and on a regular basis, now located in Lower Manhattan.
China Institute Gallery is renowned for its intimate, first-class thematic exhibitions, which are accompanied by in-depth scholarly catalogues.
The Gallery has presented over 100 exhibitions in such areas as calligraphy, painting, ceramics, bronzes, jade, decorative art, folk art, architecture, photography, textiles, and contemporary art covering 5,000 years of Chinese history from the Neolithic period to present day.
China Institute Gallery has earned an international reputation and continues to provide a unique opportunity for Americans and visitors from around the world to appreciate both traditional and contemporary Chinese art and culture, as well as to complement a wide range of intellectual inquiries.
China Institute Gallery offers:
- A Virtual Space to Highlight Digital Resources.
- Two Major Exhibitions Per Year. Next exhibit opens in Spring 2023.
- Traveling Exhibitions
- Exhibition Catalogues
- Discover China Through Art (DCTA), an educational program for all age groups
- Symposia and Orchid Pavilion Gatherings
- Friends of the Gallery member status for those who share a special love for Chinese art
- China Institute Gallery – Request for Exhibition Proposals, Click Here
- Press Room
Gallery Hours (During Exhibitions)
Monday – Friday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Saturday: 11:00AM – 5:00PM
Closed on Sundays and major holidays
Adults $10 / Students and seniors (with valid ID) $5
Children under 16: free
Members of China Institute: free
Thursday 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM: free admission
China Institute Gallery Address
Temporary entrance: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006
Located in the Downtown of Manhattan on 100 Washington Street,
at the corner of Washington St & Rector St,
China Institute is easily reached by public transportation.
Take R 1 to Rector Street, or take 4 5 to Wall Street, or take A C to Fulton Street, then transfer 4 5 to Wall Street.
Hoboken/Newark to World Trade Center
Take M5 bus Southbound to Trinity Place and Rector Street, or take M20 bus Southbound End Avenue, or take M22 bus Southbound to Vesey Street.
|Willow Weilan Hai||Wei Pan(Insher)||Yue Ma|
China Institute Gallery
|Assistant Director of Gallery||Director, Art Education Program (DCTA)|