The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) welcomes visitors of all abilities to engage with its performances, exhibitions and public programs. The CAC is committed to accessibility, diversity and inclusion and strives to make our exhibitions and programs accessible to all audiences. We encourage you to review our health and safety measures, and visitor information below to plan your visit in advance. For additional information or if you have any questions about accessibility, please contact our Frontline Department by calling 504 528-3805 or via email at


The CAC is located on Camp Street between Andrew Higgins Drive and St. Joseph Street, in the Warehouse Arts District of downtown New Orleans, one block from the Saint Charles Avenue streetcar line and just steps from the National WWII Museum and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.


Accessible parking is available at several independently operated Premium Parking locations next to the CAC. For pricing and to reserve your spot, explore There are also metered parking spaces on Camp Street and the St. Joseph Street side of the CAC.


The CAC’s 900 Camp Street Entrance is the main entrance unless otherwise indicated. The entrance is accessible with a drop-off area in front with ramps to the left and to the right of the front of the building. Our St. Joseph warehouse and Camp Street warehouse have accessible entrances from the street.

Mobility Devices

The CAC is accessible and welcomes visitors who use or prefer personal walkers, manual and electric wheelchairs, and mobility scooters.

Please note that the circular ramp and elevator provide access to the 2nd floor galleries.

Visitors may borrow manual wheelchairs from the Frontline Desk in the main entrance lobby. Question: Do we have any wheelchairs on premise?

Services such as Orleans Parish ParaTransit (RTA) or Jefferson Parish(MITS) are instructed to drop off at 900 Camp Street, the entrance to the CAC.

Personal Care Assistants

Personal Care Assistants are admitted free of charge into exhibitions and events when they are working. Check in with the Frontline staff for processing of tickets.

Gallery Seating

Although our galleries do not have permanent benches or couches. If you are in need of a folding seat, complimentary gallery stools are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please inform the Frontline staff in advance and before entering the gallery.These lightweight folding seats are available per requests and must be returned at the end of your visit.


All restrooms have wheelchair-accessible stalls. The restrooms are fully accessible for people who use wheelchairs, require assistance, or privacy.

You can also find all-gender restrooms on the 2nd floor and men and women restrooms are located on the first floor.

Service Animals

Service animals are welcomed in the CAC.

Website Accessibility Statement

The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) is committed to facilitating the accessibility and usability of its website , for all people with disabilities. We are working to implement digital accessibility standards in accordance with the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA and the revised 508 Standards developed by the United States Access Board. Our efforts to create an optimally accessible digital experience are ongoing. Please be aware that our efforts are ongoing. If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular web page on, please contact us at If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page accessible for you.

Enabling the Accessibility Menu

The CAC accessibility menu can be enabled by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears on the corner of the page. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety.

The CAC continues its efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of its site and services in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless, accessible, and unhindered use also for those with disabilities. Despite our efforts to make all pages and content on the CAC fully accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. This may be a result of not having found or identified the most appropriate technological solution.

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Sarah Morris, Sawdust and Tinsel, 2017. Installation view: CAC New Orleans.
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