March 26, 2018

How Do You Create a Portrait of a City?

Free Admission to Galleries

All ages welcome!

Curated by the CAC Teen Board, the 2018 CAC Teen Exhibition features work by emerging local artists offers a unique moment of reflection on the relationship between young people and the cities they call home.

January 29, 2018

Apply for the 2018 Teen Exhibition! 

                How Do You Create a Portrait of a City? 


We encourage you to think experimentally and critically about the nature of portraiture and welcome submissions in any medium - drawing, painting, sound, photography, animation, film, sculpture, installations, and digital art. We want it all! 

June 28, 2017

À Propos is a series of event produced by The Stacks Bookstore that features each month a different non-profit organization based in the New Orleans metro-area. During that evening, an organization shares with the audience their history, milestones, anecdotes, and upcoming projects. 

May 29, 2017

À Propos is a series of events that will feature a different non-profit organization based in the New Orleans metro-area each month.

During that evening, an organization will present and share their history, milestones, anecdotes, and upcoming projects with the audience. Conversations will be followed by a Q&A session. 

May 17, 2017

The Birdfoot Festival will fill the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans May 30–June 2nd with its annual celebration of dynamic live chamber music as part of its residency partnership with the CAC.

April 25, 2016

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.

March 9, 2016

Please join the Teen Zine Collective for the launch of Third Eye, Vol. 4, a magazine featuring work from high school students across the Greater New Orleans Area. 

Copies of the zine will be for sale and light refreshments will be served.
Presented by the CAC Teen Zine Collective
March 9, 2016

Calling all high school poets, rappers, singers, musicians, dancers, comedians, magicians, and mimes! 

Come join us at the CAC for Open Stage Night, a chance to show off your talent in front of your peers. Run by teens, for teens. 
Presented by the CAC Teen Leadership Council
March 2, 2016

An exploration of culture, identity, politics, and society through the eyes of young people.

Presented by the Teen Arts Exhibition Group

January 20, 2016

In collaboration with The Stacks, art & design bookstore, the CAC will present a book reading and family artmaking workshop.