Committee of 100 Members Attend the Launch of Chinese Arts Exhibition at the Javits Center

Posted on February 07, 2016

On the morning of February 6, C-100 members attended the opening ceremony of the Lunar New Year art exhibition at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The evening was co-hosted by C-100 founder and governor Shirley Young, and attended by fellow C-100 members Henry Tang and Frank H. Wu. The opening event included a special tour […]

On the morning of February 6, C-100 members attended the opening ceremony of the Lunar New Year art exhibition at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The evening was co-hosted by C-100 founder and governor Shirley Young, and attended by fellow C-100 members Henry Tang and Frank H. Wu.

The opening event included a special tour of the 2016 Fantastic Arts China exhibition, a 72,000 square foot display of next generation Chinese and American artists, as well as works from contemporary artists Pan Gongkai, Su Xinping, Jiang Jie, and Duan Haikang. The evening also featured special performances by iSING! & National Dance Institute public school students, as well as a special presentation by The Nature Conservancy on the endangered golden monkey and the environment.

This event was part of a series of Year of the Monkey celebrations at iconic venues across New York, including a private fireworks show viewing at the Chinese Embassy, with Consul General of the People’s Republic of China to New York, Ambassador Zhang Qiyue, and a special New York Philharmonic Concert and Gala. This year’s events also honored the inaugural city-wide Lunar New Year public school holiday.

 

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The event’s co-organizers include the National Dance Institute, The Nature Conservancy, The Central Academy of Fine Arts, C-100 co-Founder and Governor Shirley Young and the U.S.-China Cultural Institute, as well as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China. Photo courtesy of CAFA.

 

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MEMBERS INVOLVED

Shirley Young

President of U.S.-China Cultural Institute

Henry S. Tang

Managing Partner of Carnegie Towers Strategic Investment Advisory

Frank H. Wu

Distinguished Professor, University of California

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