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加深对中国文化的理解和欣赏。本中心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意和新作品。

School of the Arts

Arts in Education

Cultural Engagements

Core Programs

Board of Directors

- Officers - 

President

Geoffrey R. Sant

Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Vice President

Jackie Quan

Astor Madison Property

Secretary

Arnold Chu

FHIFA

Treasurer

Helen Hung

- Members - 

Kristen Blase

CKR Law LLP

Carol Lee

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Tony Lee

Spectrum Enterprise​

James Luk

Department of Sanitation (DSNY)

Minyao Wang

Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP

Executive Director

Ying Yen

School Director

Jiao Li

Operations Manager

Janie Wong

Programs and Engagement Manager

Nico Li

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 Members Hon. Margaret Chin, Justin Brannan and Mark Treyger, Gale A. Brewer, the Manhattan Borough President, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, Howard Gilman Foundation

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Special thanks to our media partner:

Sup China

Staff

Funders