About China Institute Gallery

57 years
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. 

Intimate, first-class thematic exhibitions

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.

Gallery Hours (During Exhibitions)

Next Exhibition: September 15, 2023-January 5, 2024

Monday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Closed On
October 9, November 22 – 24, December 22, December 25, December 29, and January 1

Admission

Address

100 Washington Street
New York, NY 10006

Temporary entrance:
40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10006

By Train

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.

By Train

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.

By Path

Hoboken/Newark to World Trade Center

Contact Gallery Team

Willow Weilan Hai

SVP/Director
China Institute Gallery
whai@chinainstitute.org
(212) 744-8181 ext.148

Xige Xia

Gallery Manager
xxia@chinainstitute.org
(212) 744-8181 ext.146

Yue Ma

Director, Art Education Program (DCTA)
yma@chinainstitute.org
(212) 744-8181 ext.147

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