SweetArts is the CAC’s premier annual gala. Since 1984, the CAC has recognized the exceptional and diverse artists, performers, educators, and philanthropists whose influence and contributions shape New Orleans’ arts and culture community.
SWEETARTS 2018 EVENTS
SweetArts Honorees/Patron Party
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 7-8 pm
The Shop at the Contemporary Arts Center (3rd Floor)
Recognition and remarks by honorees with reception and entertainment in the beautifully-renovated Commons at The Shop
Tickets start at $250/person
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8-10 pm
Contemporary Arts Center (1st and 2nd Floors)
An evening of interactive contemporary art experiences and pop-up performances throughout the CAC’s Besthoff Building, with cuisine and cocktails from local restaurants, a contemporary art auction, and last chance to view Prospect.4.
Tickets start at $100/person
SweetArts Late Night Party
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10pm-Midnight
The party continues with live music, dancing, late night eats and cocktails and other after-hours fun.
SWEETARTS 2018 HONOREES
Arts Education Bard Early College New Orleans
Performing Arts Urban Bush Women
Philanthropy Michael Schneider and James Dunne of Stone Pigman
Visual Arts Trevor Schoonmaker
SWEETARTS 2018 COMMITTEE*
Patron Party and Gala Chairs: Kristi & Erik Johnsen and Christa & Matt Schwartz
Late Night Party Chairs: David T. Baker and Sayde F. Finkel
Judy Barrasso; Dawn Barrios; Jessie J. Bergeron; Walda & Sydney Besthoff; Danielle Boveland; Debbie Brockley; Nicole Carr; Martine Chaisson; Rebecca Cooley; Amanda Credeur; Lisa Brooking Davis & Bennett K. Davis; Oliver Doxtater; Krystle Ferbos; Lauren Ferrand; Micah Fincher; Jessica Foreman; Andrew Freeman; Jeff Good; Holley Haag; Queta Beasley Harris; Caroline Hayes; Jessie Schott Haynes; Trevor Haynes; Emma Herr; Elizabeth Hyman; David E. Kavanagh; Beth Lambert; Leslie & Leo Marsh; Crystal & Todd McDonald; Stephanie McKee; Barbara & Biff Motley; Judith Oudt; Victoria Adams Phipps; Gregg A. Porter; Ernesto Posadas; Leo Radosta; Charlotte Reiss; Staci Rosenberg; Patrick Schindler; Heidi Schmalbach; Robyn Dunn Schwarz; Rhonda Sharkawy; Alphonse Smith; Peggy Stafford; Ricardo Thomas; Hank L. Torbert; Lauren Trostorff & Tyler Robinson; M.K. Wegmann; Gretchen Wheaton; Leo Yanez
*List in formation. Contact Noni Clemens at email@example.com to join the SweetArts 2018 Committee.
SWEETARTS 2018 SPONSORSHIP
For sponsorship information, please contact Beth Lavin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 504.528.3805.