Upcoming

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 →

Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp

November 18, 2017 to February 25, 2018

Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, the fourth iteration of this citywide exhibition opening November 18, 2017, and running through February 25, 2018, alludes to the city’s unique cultural land-scape as a creative force.

Cultural synthesis and syncretism inform many of the central issues explored in Prospect.4. 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 tricentennial year.

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

Past Shows

Second Thursday – August 10

Thursday, August 10, 2017
August 10, 2017

Second Thursdays @ the CAC – Free & Open to all

6:00–9:00pm, Happy Hour 6:00-8:00pm

Join us every Second Thursday of the month for a free and open to all evening full of entertainment: artist talks, performances, live music, bar, food trucks and more! 

 

Talk – 7:30pm, Freeport Theatre
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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

REVERB: Past, Present, Future

REVERB: Past, Present, Future explores the evolution of art and artistic practices in New Orleans and its surrounding region over the last decade.

 
Taking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina as its chronological starting point, it positions the vast social, economic, and political reverberations of this monumental event as ... Read more