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About Us

The New York Chinese Cultural Center

Our Mission

Founded in 1974, the New York Chinese Cultural Center (NYCCC), a nonprofit cultural and educational institution, is dedicated to deepening the understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture through the arts in the global and local communities. NYCCC fulfills its mission by offering professional classes, workshops, and performances while nurturing creative and innovative new works through artist residency programs that reflect the rich cultural heritages and diverse communities of today.

纽约 新苗文艺中心成立于1974年,是一家非盈利性的文化和教育机构,致力于通过全球和本地社区文化的艺术来加深对中国文化的理解和欣赏。本机构通过提供专业的艺术类课程,工作坊,和演出来履行其使命,同时通过反映当今丰富文化底蕴和多元化社区的艺术家驻地计划来培养创作新的作品。

School of the Arts

Arts in Education

Cultural Engagements

Core Programs

Board of Directors

- Officers - 


Arnold Chu



Jackie Quan

Astor Madison Property


Kristen Blase



James Luk

Department of Sanitation (DSNY)

- Members - 

Ying Yen

New York Chinese Cultural Center

Executive Director

Ying Yen

School Director

Jiao Li

Director of Operations & Finance

Janie Wong

Director of Programs & Artistic Presentation

Nico Li

Programs Assistant

Kitty Kan

Marketing Assistant

Jameelah Rose Lineses

School Manager

Danting Qiao

NYCCC is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the city council, City Council Member Chris Marte, Mark Levine, the Manhattan Borough President, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and the Howard Gilman Foundation.

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Special thanks to our media partner:

Sup China



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