Chinese Arts Now is a registered charity (Registered Charity Number 1183582) and relies on donations to enable us to continue our work bringing contemporary Chinese arts to the public and improving East Asian representation in the arts.

As a small team with big ambitions, any donation, large or small, makes a difference. You can donate online via PayPal

If you believe strongly in the work of CAN, you can also support us regularly. To find out more or join as a Supporter or Patron, please email

CAN Supporters Scheme – £240 annual donation

Joining as a CAN Supporter funds one of our workshops helping East Asian artists develop their craft and encouraging the next generation of artists. As a CAN Supporter, you will receive:

• Invitation to CAN Festival launch
• Credit on CAN website
• CAN Festival report.

CAN Patrons Scheme – £1020 annual donation

Joining as a CAN Patron funds one of our CAN Festival commission opportunities, empowering artists to take their work to the next level and expanding the public’s access to a variety of East Asian art.

As a CAN Patron, you will receive:

• Invitation to CAN Festival launch
• Credit on CAN website and brochure
• Opportunities to meet artists throughout CAN Festival
• Preview of CAN programming ahead of the public
• CAN Festival report

With thanks to our Pioneer Supporters whose generosity made the very first CAN Festival a reality:

朱卡通, Hanue Chan, Wendy Huang, Nicholas James, Annie Lee, Michelle Lin, Sino Pac Securities Europe Ltd, Christine Yau MBE, Chen-Kuang Chang, Chi-Hsien Chu, Shu Yang, Xiao Lu.


Image credits: Main banner images: Bats and Beats © Lidia Crisafulli | Overheard © Lidia Crisafulli

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