Jockum Nordström: Why Is Everything A Rag

March 22, 2018 to June 17, 2018

Why Is Everything A Rag is the first solo museum exhibition of the Stockholm-based artist Jockum Nordström in the Americas. Children’s books, jazz and blues vinyl covers, collages, drawings, paintings and paper sculptures collected from the start of his career through today, figure in a practice animated by and built... Read more →

Past Shows

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

EN MAS’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean

This exhibition is curated by Claire Tancons and Krista Thompson; organized and presented by the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), New Orleans; and co-organized as a traveling exhibition by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York.

Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean is a pioneering exploration of the influences of Carnival on contemporary performance practices in the Caribbean, North America, and Europe.

Conceived around a series of nine commissioned performances realized during the 2014 Caribbean Carnival season across ... Read more

Curatorial Walkthrough and Reception with Regine Basha

Curator of ‘Mark of the Feminine’
September 27, 2014

Join Curator Regine Basha for a curatorial walkthrough of the exhibition Mark of the Feminine. During this intimate gathering, Basha delves into her curatorial vision and ideas for putting together such a remarkable selection of work. Following the walkthrough a small reception will take place with the curator ... Read more

Mark of the Feminine

Support for this exhibition provided by the Sydney & Walda Besthoff Foundation

Curator Regine Basha’s Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of exhibitions to be produced by the CAC focusing on the remarkable community of artists working in New Orleans. The 2014 exhibition, on view in the CAC’s Lupin Foundation Gallery from August 2 – October 4, 2014, ... Read more