Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm
Saturday & Sunday, 11am–5pm

Open during performances and events

CAC Members enjoy a 15% discount on select menu items

 

Past Shows

Second Thursday @ the CAC

September 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.

September 14, 2017, 6-10 PM

Meet the Maker – 6-8pm, Atrium 

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

Second Thursdays @ the CAC

Thursday, August 10, 2017
August 10, 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.

August 10, 2017, 6–10pm

Talk – 7:30pm, CAC Theatre

Join Laurie Uprichard, Senior Curator of Performing Arts, as she weaves together the story of the upcoming season, ... Read more

Conversation: À Propos with Pelican Bomb

With Cameron Shaw and Charlie Tatum
June 7, 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. 

ABOUT PELICAN BOMB

Since 2011, Pelican ... Read more

Teen Open Stage Night

April 29, 2016
Calling all singers, dancers, musicians, writers, rappers, comedians, magicians, or performers of any kind!
 
This is your chance to take the stage and show off what you've got at the Contemporary Arts Center! There will be free food, incredible performances, and a photobooth! 
 
See you at Open Stage ... Read more

To Live in the South, One Has To Be a Scar Lover

Presented with The Stacks, art & design bookstore
April 14, 2016

Book presentation with Joris Lindhout & Maaike Gouwenberg of Deltaworkers and Erik Kiesewetter of Constance New Orleans 

To Live in the South, One Has To Be a Scar Lover is an essay bundle that aims to deconstruct the romantic and mythical image Hollywood has created of the Southern States. Editors and Deltaworkers ... Read more

Gravy Spring Issue Launch Party & Discussion

Presented with The Stacks, art & design bookstore
April 7, 2016

Join us for the launch of the Spring issue of Gravy quarterly magazine published by the Southern Foodways Alliance.

Storyteller and radio producer Tina Antolini will present the podcast Gravy—James Beard Foundation’s Publication of the Year for 2015—and play episode segments. Authors Phil McCausland and Rien Fertel will read from their pieces. Small ... Read more