[World Journal] The Chinese Culture Center gains its first permanent space in 59 years and is transformed into a community gathering spot
The Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco (CCC), a non -profit art institution established in 1965 , recently announced that it has successfully acquired 667 Grant Ave., Chinatown, and proposed a renovation plan. Becoming CCC's first permanent location.
The new 10,000-square-foot space is part of the CCC's "Museum Without Walls" initiative. The project wants to break away from traditional exhibition spaces and use storefronts, streets, parks or other public places to bring art to audiences “outside the walls.” The new site, like other spaces under the CCC name, is designed to be safe, accessible and supportive of vulnerable groups, and will house international art galleries, artist studios and community gathering points.