Birdfoot Festival 2015 @ The CAC

May 26, 2015 to May 29, 2015

The Birdfoot Festival will fill the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans May 26–29 with its annual celebration of dynamic live chamber music as part of its residency partnership with the CAC.

Celebrating its fourth season, Birdfoot Festival has gained an enthusiastic following and won glowing critical reviews for its fresh approach to presenting chamber music and its “youthful, rule­bending style.”

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Birdfoot Festival 2015: Waterlines–A Hymn for New Orleans

May 29, 2015

The Birdfoot Festival marks the ten­-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with Waterlines – A Hymn to New Orleans, a concert that honors the palpable and invisible legacies that remain after the storm passes and the water recedes.


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An Evening with CCH Pounder

June 13, 2015

Join us for an evening with acclaimed actress CCH Pounder reading Donald Rawley's Slow Dance on the Fault Line.

This singular event will feature a poetry and spoken word performance by the actress, live music, and an exclusive post show experience through which the audience will have the opportunity to meet the award-winning actress.

As part of this special event, guests will have the chance to participate in a jewelry raffle for a necklace designed by the actress herself.

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APPLY NOW: 2015 Teen Arts Internship

July 6, 2015 to July 17, 2015

In partnership with the CAC's Summer Arts Camp, Teen Arts Interns spend their mornings engaged in intensive arts workshops and leadership training sessions, learning the basics of what it means to be a professional teaching artist.

In the afternoons, interns put what they've learned into practice while working with the younger campers and assisting teaching artists in the fields of Music, Dance, Theater, Culinary Arts, or Visual Arts.


The 2015 Teen Arts Internship is open to teens in grades 9–12.

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Past Events


September 27, 2014 to September 28, 2014