The art center boasts an exhibition area over 662 square meters and is conveniently located in the heart of Taichung City. It was established to immerse everyone in a great atmosphere of art through exhibitions, performances, and various workshops. Our mission is to provide opportunities to nurture our students with international visions of art and their interests through social engagements in the art center.
The Art Center provides high quality collection room that has brought many artists' interests to donate their masterpieces to NCHU. After 30 years' efforts, there are currently over 1,500 collections with a great diversities, rich assortment of art works such as Chinese Calligraphy, Ink Painting, Seal Engraving, Oil Painting, Watercolor Painting, Gouache Painting, Sculpture, Photography and New Media Arts etc. There were already over 20 albums published to extend the Influence and contribution ofart.
The office of administration and reading space where also have a variety of art-related books. The Books cannot be checked out of the Reading Room.
Professor Chen Chi-Chuan(1917~2003) has dedicated his life to promoting the art, and contributed greatly to the theory of Chinese calligraphy. He achieved renown in his old age with the creation of “Zhung Ti”(Eclectic) Calligraphy, a unique combination of various style of calligraphy that has set an example for the younger generations of artists to emulate, in addition to his magnanimous personality and extensive knowledge. Four hundred and fifty pieces of work has been endowed to our University by his family. The Art Center has been entrusted with responsibility of establishing the “Chen Chi-Chuan Memorial Room” to house these calligraphical treasures.