China Institute

China Institute

The China Institute

The China Institute in America (Chinese: 華美協進社; pinyin: Huáměi Xiéjìnshè; literally: "Sino-American Cooperation Advancement Society"[1]) is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution in New York City, that was founded in 1926.


  • Purpose 1
  • History 2
  • Programs 3
    • Language 3.1
    • Arts & Culture 3.2
    • Professional Development 3.3
    • Corporate Programs 3.4
  • References 4
  • External links 5


China Institute in America, located at 125 East 65th Street, New York City, advances a deeper understanding of United States to focus exclusively on China.

The Institute offers programs, activities, courses and seminars on the visual and performing arts, culture, history, music, philosophy, language and literature. They are appropriate for people of all ages and backgrounds, as well as children’s programming, business and current affairs programs and professional development programs for teachers.[2]


China Institute was founded primarily as an educational institution in 1926 by a group of American and Chinese educators, including

  • China Institute - official site

External links

  1. ^ 華美協進社簡介 (About China Institute) (Chinese)
  2. ^ China Institute Official Website
  3. ^ "Whither China Institute in America?", Phillips Talbot, August 31, 1982