This Week

INFO SESSION: ArtPrize Pitch Night New Orleans

March 30, 2017

Louisiana artists are invited to learn more about the Pitch Night grant program on March 30 at 7pm at the CAC.

ArtPrize is teaming up with the the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans to host Pitch Night, a one-night event—June 5 at 7pm—where an artist will leave with a $5,000 grant to create an ambitious installation at a centrally... Read more →


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 →

Past Shows

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