Architecture & Design Film Festival at the CAC

August 23, 2018

The CAC is proud to partner with Louisiana Architecture Foundation for its 3rd consecutive year in New Orleans.

The festival, will feature documentary films ranging in topic from modern architecture, landscape design, women’s roles, urban planning and more. Come out and support the architecture, design and film community!

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Zarouhie Abdalian: Production

November 3, 2018 to February 10, 2019

After presentations at the Berkeley Museum of Art, LAXART, and the Whitney Biennial, Zarouhie Abdalian returns to her hometown with a solo exhibition.

Including sound works, sculpture, and two-dimensional engravings as well as film, Abdalian uses a minimalist vocabulary to examine a subject defined by scarcity—of opportunity and agency. Operating... Read more →

NOLA Nerdlesque

November 16, 2018 to November 17, 2018

NOLA Nerdlesque is a two day performance festival. We'll be bringing burlesque performers from all across the country to the Big Easy to celebrate and satirize our favorite pop culture and nerdy properties.

The festival will also include workshops and parties for performers and a few lucky VIPs.
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Past Shows

Birdfoot Festival at the CAC 2018

May 29, 2018 to June 1, 2018

The Birdfoot Festival has gained an enthusiastic following and glowing critical reviews for its fresh approach and “youthful, rule-bending style." Get ready for a week of "risky, high-wire playing" as Birdfoot's seventh annual international chamber music arrives at the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans. As part of a residency ... Read more

Member Appreciation Week

May 7, 2018 to May 11, 2018

Membership is the heart of the CAC, and we couldn't accomplish anything that we do without the support of our members. That’s why we hope you’ll join us for Member Appreciation Week from May 7-11 for special programs, offers and discounts.

All week (May 7-11):

Junebug Productions: Gomela/to return: Movement of Our Mother Tongue

April 20, 2018 to April 21, 2018

Directed by Stephanie McKee and developed by dancers Kesha McKey, Kai Knight, Jeremy Guyton and poet Sunni Patterson, Gomela/to return: Movement of Our Mother Tongue takes us on a journey through time and space. Making evident the connection between Africa, Haiti, and New Orleans, Gomela highlights the vibrant and percussive ... Read more