Family Friendly Sundays

First Sunday of every month

On the first Sunday of each month, CFCCA will be opening the doors to our Jasmine Suite to allow families to come, create and respond to our current exhibitions.

Arts materials and activities will be provided for children with free tea and coffee for parents.

No booking required, just come down during normal gallery opening hours and get involved!

Please note that children will need to be accompanied by an adult at all times as there are no facilitators for this event.

  • Events

Jorge Mañes Rubio

Gallery 2

Exhibition: 3 July - 7 September 2014

  • Now on

Nie Zhengjie

Liverpool John Moores Painting Prize China winner 2012

Residency: 1 June – 31 July


Exhibition: 3 July – 31 August


Preview evening: 2 July, 6-8pm

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First Step: Susie Tsang

What's Left is Unsaid

26 September 2014 - 18 January 2015

Showcasing graduate talent through site-specific installations in our stairwell

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Susie Tsang - What's Left is Unsaid (2014) - image courtesy of the artist

Harmonious Society at CFCCA

Artists: Liu Xiadong and Pak Sheung

The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art has a 28-year history of showcasing Chinese artists from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the diaspora. It is now working nationally to extend knowledge about Chinese contemporary art within the context of the ‘Chinese Century’ and the global shift east.

Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art
Market Building
Thomas Street
M4 1EU

 Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 10.00 – 17.00 (Closed Mondays and Bank Holidays)

Main telephone: 0161 832 7271

 Twitter: @CFCCA_UK
Facebook: Centre-for-Chinese-Contemporary-Art
Instagram: cfcca_uk

  • Up Next
Liu Xiaodong - In Between Israel & Palestine (2013) - image courtesy of the artist Pak Sheung - Hong Kong History Series- image courtesy of the artist

Harmonious Society at The John Ryland’s Library

Artists: Samson Young (Hong Kong), Annie Wan Lai-kuen (Hong Kong), Wang Yuyang (Beijing), Zhao Yao (Beijing)

Built in the 1890s by Enriqueta Rylands, in memory of her husband John and as a gift to the city of Manchester, The John Rylands Library is a neo-gothic wonder and possibly the most beautiful Library in the world. The Library’s internationally significant collections represent over 5000 years of human creativity, ingenuity and exploration.

With a vibrant all-year round programme of free activities, events and exhibitions the Library encourages visitors of all ages to explore, discover and respond to this unique Library building and the stories contained in its wonderfully diverse collections.

The John Rylands Library,
150 Deansgate,
M3 3EH

 Opening hours: Monday 12 noon - 5pm
Tuesday – Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 12 noon - 5pm

 Main telephone: 0161 306 0555


Twitter: @TheJohnRylands
Facebook: JohnRylandsLibrary

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Zhao Yao - untitled - image courtesy of the artist

Harmonious Society at ArtWork

Artists: Lee Kit (Hong Kong),Leung Chi Wo (Hong Kong),Wang Sishun (Beijing),Wang Yin (Beijing),Xu Qu (Beijing), Yan Bing (Beijing),Yuan Gong (Shanghai), Zhang Peili (Hangzhou), Zhou Xiaohu (Shanghai), Zhuang Hui and DAN’er (Beijing)

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Wang Yin  - 藏族舞2 布面油彩 (2012) - image courtesy of the artist
Leung Chi Wo - No Politics Today! (2014) - Image Courtesy of the Artist Zhou Xiaohu - untitled (2014) - image courtesy of the artist

Harmonious Society at Museum of Science and Industry

Artists: Chang Huei-Ming (Taipei), Chen Chieh-Jen (Taipei), Chen Ching-Yuan (Taipei), Kao Jun-Honn (Taipei), Luxury Logico (Taipei), Yao Jui-Chung (Taipei).

The Museum of Science & Industry tells the story of where science met technology and the modern world began.

Located on the historic site of the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway, the Museum’s collection tells the story of Manchester’s scientific and industrial heritage. The Museum of Science & Industry gives visitors the opportunity to explore the science behind our modern world and hosts a range of temporary exhibitions relating to science, technology and industry. The Museum is also home of the internationally renowned Manchester Science Festival, taking place every autumn.

Museum of Science & Industry
Liverpool Road
M3 4FP

Opening hours: 10am - 5pm every day, except 24 - 26 December and 1 January.

Main telephone: 0161 832 2244.


Twitter: @voiceofmosi
Facebook: MOSIManchester
Youtube: mosimanchester
Flickr: scienceandindustry

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Kao Jun-Honn - Malan Girl 2014 - image courtesy of the artist Chang Huei-Ming - The Last Rose (2010) - image courtesy of the artist

Harmonious Society at Manchester Cathedral

Artists:Li Wei(Beijing), Zheng Guogu (Yangjiang)

Manchester Cathedral, a Grade 1 listed masterpiece, has been centre stage during its city's religious, social and political history for nearly 600 years.

The Cathedral  Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Manchester, seat of the Bishop , a historic civic institution, a place of worship and learning and a medieval visitor attraction.

Manchester Cathedral
Victoria Street
M3 1SX

Opening hours: Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm, Sunday 1pm – 5.30pm
(These times may vary during special events.)

Main telephone:  0161 833 2220.


Twitter: @ManCathedral
Facebook: ManchesterCathedral

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Zheng Guogu -Brain Line (2014) - image courtesy of the artist Li Wei - untitled (2014) - image courtesy of the artist

Harmonious Society at National Football Museum

Artists: Chen Wenbo (Beijing), Kan Xuan (Beijing), Liu Jianhua (Shanghai), TOF Group (Shanghai), Yang Zhenzhong (Shanghai).

The National Football Museum exists to explain how and why football has become ‘the people’s game’, a key part of England’s heritage and way of life. It also aims to explain why England is the home of football, the birthplace of the world’s most popular sport.

The Museum is for everyone, regardless of age, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or any other factor.  National Football Museum aims to be the first point of contact with football for non-fans and an introduction to wider aspects of culture and history for football fans.  NFM has a particular focus on those sections of the community that do not usually visit museums and galleries.

National Football Museum
Urbis Building
Cathedral Gardens
M4 3BG

Opening hours: Monday – Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
Main telephone number: 0161 605 8200

Twitter: @FootballMuseum

Facebook: NationalFootballMuseum

  • Up Next
Chen Wenbo - The Stratagem (2014) - image courtesy of the artist Yan Zhengzhong - Long Live the Great Union (2011) - image courtesy of the artist