September 6, 2017

CAC RECEIVES $30,000 NEA GRANT TO SUPPORT FALL 2017 AND SPRING 2018 MULTIDISCIPLINARY SEASON

The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC)- receives a $30,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA). The funds will go to support exhibitions and performances in the fall of 2017 and the spring of 2018, foregrounding the Tricentennial of the City of New Orleans.

January 6, 2017

       OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

                                                 January 15–March 10, 2017

                                                         Exhibition On View
                                                    August 5–October 7, 2017

October 24, 2016
 
 
November 2–6, 2016
Audition slots start at 3pm daily
 
Rashaad Newsome Studio is seeking New Orleans musicians for Mélange, a multimedia performance piece to be presented at the CAC on January 20, 2017. Accompanied by a makeshift orchestra, including trumpet, trombone, clarinet, saxophone, sousaphone and percussion, five dancers perform five individual choreographed dance sequences.
 
September 22, 2016

 

August 31, 2016
 
 
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) is pleased to announce a new year of performing arts, a diverse offering—presented in celebration of the CAC’s 40th Anniversary Season—that treads the boundaries between diverse genres and disciplines.
 
August 15, 2016
 
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurie Uprichard to the position of Senior Curator of Performing Arts. Beginning September 6, Uprichard will take up her post at the CAC in continuance of her internationally distinguished career as a multidisciplinary performance curator. She is a prominent advocate for interdisciplinary collaboration between artists and possesses a remarkable record of expanding the dialogue between diverse audiences and contemporary performance practices.
February 12, 2016
 
                                   CAC ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION OF PERFORMING ARTS CURATOR
                                                                        RAELLE MYRICK-HODGES
 
January 21, 2016
CAC RECEIVES 2016 NEA ART WORKS GRANT TO
SUPPORT 2016 SPRING AND FALL PERFORMING ARTS SEASON
 
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC)—The National Endowment for the Arts has announced awards totaling more than $27.6 million in its first funding round of fiscal year 2016, including an Art Works award to the CAC to support Regina Carter’s Southern Comfort in March 2016 and zoe | juniper’s Clear & Sweet in September 2016.
January 20, 2016
CAC RECEIVES 2016 MELLON FOUNDATION INTERDISCIPLINARY
GRANT TO SUPPORT UPCOMING PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS PROGRAMS
 
January 6, 2016

       OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

January 15–February 29, 2016
 
Exhibition On View
August 6–September 25, 2016
 
December 10, 2015
The Contemporary Arts Center and Junebug Productions present
SOUNDTRACK '63
A CULTURAL AND ARTISTIC RETROSPECTIVE
 
Saturday, January 16–18, 2016 | 7:30pm
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
CAC Warehouse
 
September 9, 2015
 
 
ETHEL'S Documerica
Friday, October 2, 2015 | 7:30pm
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
Directed by Steve Cosson
 
April 15, 2015
 
THE CAC HAS BEEN CHOSEN TO PARTICIPATE IN
THE WALLACE FOUNDATION'S $52-MILLION AUDIENCE BUILDING INITIATIVE
 
January 15, 2015

The Distillery imagines what 2 New Orleans mid-career performing artists could articulate if provided local and national creative collaboration, rehearsal space, free public showings, and a development stipend in a comprehensive three-month fellowship program at the Contemporary Arts Center. The Distillery Artist Residency captures dynamic processes utilized in the rehearsal room when engaging new creative disciplines. It fosters an audience-driven critical dialogue that promotes a sustainable approach to making performance work in a constantly varying environment.

January 15, 2015

REVERB

Past | Present | Future
Submissions will be accepted January 15–February 15, 2015
The Call for Submissions is open to contemporary visual artists who live or show work regularly in the Greater New Orleans area. All mediums are accepted.
 
August 22, 2014

Meshell Ndegeocello
Comet, Come to Me

October 10, 7:30pm

CAC Freeport-McMoRan Theater

Tickets: $25 - $40 | cacno.org/Meshell

Buy Online: cacno.org 
Buy at CAC Box Office: 
504.528.3800

August 12, 2014

The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) is pleased to announce that PHASE II renovations have started for its third floor gallery space and are projected for completion by the opening of Prospect.3: Notes for Now onOctober 25, 2014. PHASE I, during which the space was initially improved, was completed in Summer 2013 and allowed the CAC to host the major exhibitions Edward Burtynsky's WATER and the 30 Americans exhibition on all three floors of gallery space.

July 15, 2014

The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) is pleased to announce that its first floor gallery space will be renamed The Helis Foundation Galleries, a change that will take effect just prior to the opening of Prospect.3: Notes for Now. A reception celebrating the new partnership between the CAC and The Helis Foundation will take place in October 2014.

October 28, 2013

The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) announces today the selection of Raelle Myrick-Hodges as the new associate curator of performing arts. Myrick-Hodges will join the CAC staff on November 1, 2013 and will assume the responsibility of multidisciplinary performance programming at the CAC.

“We are thrilled to add Raelle and her formidable talent and energy to the CAC’s artistic programming team,” said CAC Executive/Artistic Director Neil Barclay. “Her internationally well-regarded talent will make an immediate and lasting impact on our city’s performing arts culture.”

April 4, 2013

New Orleans, LA—The Board of Directors of the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) announced today the selection of Neil Barclay as the organization’s new executive director. Barclay will join the CAC staff on May 1, 2013. Barclay replaces Jay Weigel, the longest serving executive director in the CAC’s history, who announced in 2012 his departure to return to music composition and arrangement.