Events

CFCCA exterior at night (2015), photograph by Arthur Siuksta

Salford Sessions at CFCCA


Salford Sessions at CFCCA

Thursday 26 April, 6.30pm to 6.45pm and 7.30pm to 7.45pm

FREE, Drop In

As part of our monthly Thursday Lates, when we open our galleries until 8pm on the last Thursday of the month, we delighted to be joined on by students from the MA Music course at Salford University.

They will be performing new and original musical pieces composed in response to our current exhibition NOW: A dialogue on female Chinese contemporary artists.

There will be two 15 minute peformances at 6.30pm and again at 7.30pm

Come down, grab a glass of wine or Jing tea and see our exhibition in a whole new light.

This event is free, and no booking is required.

We are also hosting a historic walking tour this same evening from 6pm u til 7.30pm, which gives voice to inspiring women from Manchester's rich history. This event is ticketed and tickets are available via our eventbrite page here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-walk-with-manchesters-women-tickets-44791347125

CFCCA exterior day (2017), photograph by Arthur Sikastra

A Walk with Manchester’s Women


A walk with Manchester's women

Walking Tour

Thursday 26 April, 6pm to 7.30pm

Tickets £4

 

Join local guide and researcher Anne Beswick for a walk through the streets of Manchester.

Manchester is well known for its history of inspiring women, including Emmeline Pankhurst - a figurehead in the fight for women's suffrage nearly a century ago.

Starting at CFCCA, this walk through the streets of Manchester will esplore the places where women's oices haev emerged over the years. The walk will cover just over a mile at a gentle stroll with stopping points. This walk is fully accessible.

To book your place use our eventbrite page here.

Rare Book Club at Portico Library


Rare Book Club: Portico Library

Saturday 12 May, 1.30pm to 3pm

Location: Portico Library

This event is free, booking is required.

The Portico Library’s historic collection offers a fascinating insight on how the prosperous society of 19th century Manchester viewed the wider world. Come along for a special guided introduction to Library’s holdings, with a particular focus on the Voyages and Travels section, which includes extensive literature on China and the Far East.

This event is part of a wider programme of activity related to Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art’s library and archive. These free events, funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, offer the opportunity for new audiences to engage with collections and archives through the North West.

This event is free. Booking is required.

Book your place on eventbrite here 

Samantha Y Huang, First Step Commission

Rare Book Club: Sculpture in Britain with the Henry Moore Institute


Rare Book Club: Sculpture in Britain with the Henry Moore Institute

Thursday 19 April, 6pm to 7pm

Location: Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art

This event is free, booking is required.

The Archive of Sculptors’ Papers and Special Collections at the Henry Moore Institute is a specialist resource for all aspects of sculptural practice. Claire Mayoh (Archivist) and Ann Sproat (Librarian) will introduce the diverse range of original materials including correspondence, diaries, sketchbooks and photographs which tell the story of sculpture in Britain from 1850 to the present day, alongside rare books on sculpture and artists’ books by modern and contemporary sculptors.

This event is part of a wider programme of activity related to Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art’s library and archive. These free events, funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, offer the opportunity for new audiences to engage with collections and archives through the North West.

This event is free, and refreshments will be provided. Booking is required.

Book your free place via eventbrite here

Samantha Y Huang, First Step Commission