CAC Summer Arts Camp 2017

Our City, Our World
July 10, 2017 to August 4, 2017

Our City, Our World

CAC Summer Arts Camp 2017 aims to inspire, encourage, and celebrate the creativity of campers through the powerful combination of books and art. Each week campers explore a different story that teaches them to appreciate themselves, their communities, and the world around them. Through music, visual... Read more →

Whitney White Linen Night 2017

August 5, 2017

Whitney White Linen Night 2017

Sport your white linen and support the CAC and the Arts District New Orleans on the hottest night of the year! 


300-700 of Julia Street and throughout the Arts District New Orleans
Free Admission | 5:30–9:30pm
Eat, drink &... Read more →

Ephemera Obscura

August 5, 2017 to October 1, 2017

Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories. —Elie Wiesel (1928–2016)

It is only in the world of objects that we have time and space and selves. —T. S. Eliot (1888–1965)

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Past Shows

GiveNOLA Day

May 2, 2017

Support the CAC on GiveNOLA Day, our community’s 24-hour online giving event hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation.

Your gift on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 allows us to present exciting contemporary artforms, provide access to arts education, and engage diverse and vibrant communities through public programs.

Schedule your gift ... Read more

Get Your Art On

March 25, 2017

Get Your Art On, an afternoon of art-making for military service members and veterans, their families, and the community at large is presented in conjunction with the upcoming performance of Goat in the Road’s Foreign to Myself, May 18–21, 2017.

The arts have the power to bring people together and ... Read more

Masterclass with zoe | juniper

September 17, 2016

Alongside zoe | juniper, participants explore musicality, and the visual and physical metaphors in both improvisational and structured forms.


Clear & Sweet was commissioned through the National Performance Network's Creation Fund. Lead funding was also provided by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, MAP Fund, 4Culture ... Read more

2016 Limited Edition Artwork Unveiling

Collectors Club Print & Silver Circle Sculpture
September 8, 2016

Join us as we unveil our 2016 Collectors Club Print, If I Should Ever Return Home by Valerie Corradetti, and our 2016 Silver Circle Sculpture, Glyphic Figure by Marianne Desmarais.

These limited edition works by Louisiana artists were commissioned exclusively for the CAC’s 40th Anniversary Season. Meet the artists, view their ... Read more

Pop Up Happy Hour

Greater New Orleans Foundation
August 18, 2016

The Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Pop Up Happy Hour Series 

The CAC, in partnership with Junebug Productions and the New Orleans Film Society, invites members of the New Orleans community to learn about local nonprofits while enjoying music, food provided by Juan’s Flying Burrito, and complimentary specialty cocktails provided by Donner-Peltier Distillers. The ... Read more

The Resonant World

sound and music in theater, film, and daily life
August 12, 2016 to August 14, 2016

“Sound is always everywhere. Hearing, not sight, is the first sense we develop. Listening is trying to comprehend the invisible” —R. Murray Shafer

What is sound? What is music? And what does noise mean to you?

How does sound, music and noise affect us and our experiences of movies, theater, television, video games and ... Read more