Upcoming

Members-Only Curatorial Walkthrough: Prospect.4

January 24, 2018

Get an exclusive look at Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp with Emily Wilkerson, Prospect.4 Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs.

After the walkthrough, join us for the premiere performance of Urban Bush Women's Hair & Other Stories at 7:30pm. CAC Members receive $10 off tickets and priority seating. 

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Lunch at the Museum: Presented by YLC and The Helis Foundation

January 28, 2018

Join the CAC, YLC, and The Helis Foundation to celebrate the CAC's weekly Free Day for Louisiana residents and the final event in the Lunch at the Museum series.

Enjoy free gallery admission for Louisiana residents, music in the CAC Atrium by DJ HYENA, and delicious brunch offerings at the... Read more →

Sarah Morris

March 22, 2018 to June 17, 2018

Sarah Morris is an exhibition of the artist’s painting, drawing and film, examining the mythologies of contemporary urbanity, and by extension, the city of New Orleans during its tercentennial year.  

Since the mid-1990s, Morris has developed a vocabulary of abstraction to investigate what she describes as “urban, social, and... Read more →

Past Shows

Trisha Brown Dance Company, Trisha Brown: In Plain Site

October 13, 2017 to October 15, 2017

Trisha Brown (1936–2017) was one of the most acclaimed and influential choreographers and dancers of our time; her groundbreaking work forever changed the landscape of art.

A student of Anna Halprin, Brown participated in the choreographic composition workshops taught by Robert Dunn—from which Judson Dance Theater was born—greatly contributing to ... Read more

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

Ephemera Obscura

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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Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen

Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to stage a conversation about discarded and displaced people, places, and things in a time of global climate change.

 
The first major U.S. solo exhibition of the influential Chilean-born artist is comprised of Vicuña’s multidisciplinary work in performance, sculpture, drawing, video, text, and site-specific installations over the course of the past 40 years. Reframing dematerialization as ... Read more

Opening Party: Mélange

January 14, 2017

Please join us for the opening party of New Orleans-born artist Rashaad Newsome's interdisciplinary presentation, Mélange, figuring a series of films and works on paper in conversation with Newsome's upcoming performance of FIVE

Together, this interdisciplinary presentation of genre-bending works frames Newsome's live performance and studio practice through the history of collage. Using layered constructions of formal ... Read more

Christian Marclay's THE CLOCK

Prospect New Orleans presents Christian Marclay’s Internationally Acclaimed 24-hour video installation The Clock at The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans.

SCHEDULE

November 10–December 4, 2016
Open Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–5pm
 
JUST ADDED! Extended 24-Hour Screening

Friday, December 2 at 11am to Saturday, December 3 at 5pm

Never before exhibited in the South, The Clock is a cinematic tour de force that ... Read more