Before you go: Check museum website to learn if the Institute has reopened at this new downtown location, due to open in Sept 2016
China Institute's purpose is to advance a deeper understanding of China through various programs, including art, to promote cross-cultural understanding.
China Institute Gallery is known for its 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, decorative art, folk art, architecture, photography, textiles, and contemporary art - covering 5,000 years of Chinese history from the Neolithic period to present day.
The Institute mounts two major Exhibitions each year.
More than 60 photographs by more than 20 Chinese contemporary photographers