March 15, 2018

We invite you to join us for the re-opening of our main galleries at our Spring Exhibitions Public Opening which will feature artists Jockum Nordström: Why Is Everything A Rag and Sarah Morris: Sawdust and Tinsel

                                                   Spring Exhibitions Public Opening 

                                                          Thursday, March 22, 2018

                                                                        6 -9pm

January 30, 2018

 

Attention Artists,Creators, and Innovators! 

The CAC Teen Board is accepting applications!

This season Teen Board members will:

  • Curate the 2018 Teen Arts Exhibition 
  • Create programming for Teens Only events at the CAC 
  • Participate in hands-on creative workshops 
  • Meet with professional artists, curators and designers

Participation in the Teen Board can be listed on resumes for college and counts towards volunteer hours. 

January 9, 2018

New Price Changes:

Advanced (non-member) ticket price $30*

Advanced (Member) ticket price $20* 

*All tickets sold after 11:59 on the Sunday leading up to the performance will increase to: $35 non-members; $25 members, respectively. 

All prices include fees. Group rate discount of 10% applies to parties buying tickets of 10 or more on one transaction.

September 29, 2017

The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) announces Allison Glenn as guest curator for its Open Call Exhibition 2018. 

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