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Support the CAC on GiveNOLA Day!

May 1, 2018

Join or Renew Your Membership on GiveNOLA Day! 

CAC Members enjoy special perks and benefits all year-long including free gallery admission, discount performances, free or discounted admission to CAC special events, and invitations to members-only events! 

Join the CAC or renew your membership on GiveNOLA Day to experience the CAC's... Read more →

SOUTHERN SONIC: A Sound Art and Experimental Music Festival

May 10, 2018 to May 13, 2018

Southern Sonic is a new festival at the CAC for audiences who seek new aural experiences. This weekend-long event will present local and regional artists working at the outer boundaries of experimental music, sound art, and sound-based visual art. With a host of world premiers and new collaborations, the festival... Read more →

Past Shows

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

Miguel Zenón: Típico

March 16, 2018 to March 17, 2018

Multiple Grammy Nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón represents a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced and blended the often-contradictory poles of innovation and tradition.

Widely considered as one of the most groundbreaking and influential saxophonists of his generation, he has also developed a unique voice ... Read more

Second Thursdays at the CAC

March 8, 2018

Join us on the Second Thursday of each month for an evening of programs designed to enhance your appreciation of contemporary art and artists.

 

March 8, 2018

6–9pm

Happy hour 6–7pm

Music: José Fermín Afro-Dominican Jazz Band

Food Truck: La Cocinita

Teens Only – 6-8, Presidents Resource Center

The CAC and ... Read more

SweetArts 2018 | Art Unfolds

February 24, 2018

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 ... Read more

Second Thursdays @ the CAC

January 11, 2018

Join us on the Second Thursday of each month for an evening of programs designed to enhance your appreciation of contemporary art and artists. 

January 11, 2018, 6-9PM 

Happy Hour - 6-7pm

Teens Only – 6-7pm, Lupin Foyer

Drawing from P.4 artist Kiluanji Kia Henda’s photo meditations on the legacy ... Read more

Second Thursdays @ the CAC

December 14, 2017

Join us on the Second Thursday of each month for an evening of programs designed to enhance your appreciation of contemporary art and artists.

December 14, 2017, 6–9pm

Meet the Maker – 6-7:30pm, Atrium

Throughout the season, join us as we highlight some of the best local breweries and distilleries. ... Read more