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Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art

13 Thomas Street, Manchester M4 1EU, England
+44 161 832 7271
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A little Amazing !

We were very reluctant to enter to this place. We went back and saw a black room with two screens... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
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Surprising visit

Normally I don't like Contemporary Art, but with this Gallery changes my opinion. We went over... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Jeremy S
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Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art is leading the UK in exploring Chinese contemporary culture. We aim to make Chinese contemporary art and visual culture accessible to everyone through our exhibitions, events, shop, artist residencies, festivals, engagement programmes and research forums. Our exhibitions are set across intimate gallery spaces, where visitors get up close and personal with the artworks on display. We have a proud 30-year history of UK ‘first’ solo exhibitions, featuring exceptional emerging artists that go on to achieve international acclaim. Our unique events programme explores different aspects of our exhibitions and includes practical workshops, film screenings, informal talks and performances. Our shop reflects our interest in contemporary Chinese culture and stocks a range of products, offering something unique for everyone. You can find CFCCA in the heart of Manchester’s creative Northern Quarter and visit our free exhibitions Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
13 Thomas Street, Manchester M4 1EU, England
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We were very reluctant to enter to this place. We went back and saw a black room with two screens and we did not understand what to do. We finally asked the staff and it was a great discovery! It is an "experience" to see...More

Thank LauraGinggen
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Normally I don't like Contemporary Art, but with this Gallery changes my opinion. We went over there with a class group and were very reluctant. The current exhibition was about a camera tracking the movement of the eye. As soon as you understand the concept...More

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

When I arrived I thought it was not going to be interesting. But finally the manager explained to me what it was for. Once I understood I found it very interesting. You can see on a screen who your eyes are looking.

Thank noemiechambovay
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I went specifically to see the exhibition that just opened (Suki Chan). The galleries are both fairly good size. But the work really didn't speak to me and the place was a little chilly. I plan to see other exhibitions there in the future to...More

Thank floatinweed
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Chinese New Year celebrations in town (January 2017) and this centre was promoted. I was highly disappointed. Gallery 1 was closed for an installation, so only gallery 2 was opened. A very small gallery of Kirsty Harris work. I'm sure Ms. Harris' work is admired...More

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I particularly like this. On a visit to the Northern Quarter we took the opportunity to visit as it often has highly-accomplished, reflective exhibitions. In one room was Joanne Harris' musical account of every officially-recorded nuclear explosion, with some two and three dimensional visual pieces...More

1  Thank afreerachel
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This was a surprise find as we walked around looking for a way to get out of the rain. The centre has been in Manchester for a couple of decades now, providing an excellent way of culturally connecting the city with China. The place is...More

Thank Bonzostar
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic success of the rebranding of one of Manchester's most established centres devoted to Chinese culture and arts representing artists from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and artists of the diaspora. Has to be one of the best art spaces in the city.

1  Thank pkember323
Reviewed 23 September 2015

chen man exhibit was great.. going back a few years but was good to see her work outside of magazines.

Thank jllh21
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Interesting exhibitions, in a beautiful gallery space. Perhaps not on everyones radar but always worth a look given that entry is free.

1  Thank Jo B
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