Our Archive & Library is now open.

You can book an appointment by emailing archive@cfcca.org.uk

Our online Archive catalogue is available here


The CFCCA Archive & Library is a unique collection of ephemera and books spanning over 30 years. It tells the story of our 30 year history while providing a unique insight into the stories of local Chinese communities and contemporary Chinese art in Manchester.

We will launch this to the public on Thursday 14 June, alongside An Archival Impulse – an exhibition of work by community groups and students inspired by our archival materials.

The Archive & Library will be a rich resource for students, academics, curators and other arts professionals as well as an important tool in opening up Chinese contemporary art and visual culture and it’s place in Manchester to wider audiences. To access the Archive & Library in person please contact hello@cfcca.org.uk to book an appointment.

Access our online Archive Catalogue here

Supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund