Summer Arts Camp Update: The CAC  Summer Arts Camp is on hiatus for the 2020 Summer season. We are evaluating our Summer youth programming with a goal of maximizing our programmatic impact on youth and families. We’d appreciate your feedback and encourage you to let us know your thoughts and ideas at education@cacno.org.

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Friday, July 31, 2020
Join us live on Zoom for Delfeayo & Friends, the CAC’s bi-weekly happy hour with trombonist and composer Delfeayo Marsalis, alongside friends from around the world! Friday, July 31, Delfeayo will be joined by New Orleans'-own funky bassist from The Meters, George Porter, Jr. and Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir for music, conversation, and more. RSVPs are now open to the general public: RSVP...Read more
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
The CAC is excited to present Inter[SECTOR], online conversations bringing together artists, activists, and policy-makers to discuss critical issues facing society today. Decarceration and the Arts is an ongoing conversation series with San Francisco-based artist Jo Kreiter, Artist Director of Flyaway Productions and creator of the "The Wait Room", a spectacular aerial work that depicts the...Read more
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
The CAC is excited to present Inter[SECTOR], online conversations bringing together artists, activists, and policy-makers to discuss critical issues facing society today. Decarceration and the Arts is an ongoing conversation series with San Francisco-based artist Jo Kreiter, Artist Director of Flyaway Productions and creator of the "The Wait Room", a spectacular aerial work that depicts the...Read more
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
The CAC is excited to present Inter[SECTOR], online conversations bringing together artists, activists, and policy-makers to discuss critical issues facing society today. Inter[SECTOR] begins with Decarceration and the Arts, a four-part series with San Francisco-based artist Jo Kreiter, Artist Director of Flyaway Productions and creator of the "The Wait Room", a spectacular aerial work that...Read more
Friday, May 29, 2020
The CAC is excited to present Inter[SECTOR], online conversations bringing together artists, activists, and policy-makers to discuss critical issues facing society today. Inter[SECTOR] begins with Decarceration and the Arts , a four-part series with San Francisco-based artist Jo Kreiter, Artist Director of Flyaway Productions and creator of the "The Wait Room", a spectacular aerial work that...Read more
Friday, May 22, 2020
The CAC is excited to announce Conversance, a conversation series in which artists near and dear to the CAC have intimate dialogues about art, artistic practice, and performance. Join us Friday, May 22 at 5 pm on Facebook Live for a pre-recorded conversation featuring two giants of the dance world and friends of the CAC! David Roussève, highly-acclaimed choreographer and leader of dance company...Read more
Friday, May 15, 2020
The CAC is excited to present Inter[SECTOR] , online conversations bringing together artists, activists, and policy-makers to discuss critical issues facing society today. Inter[SECTOR] begins with Decarceration and the Arts , a four-part series with San Francisco-based artist Jo Kreiter, Artist Director of Flyaway Productions and creator of the "The Wait Room" that will be presented at the CAC...Read more
Saturday, March 28, 2020 to Sunday, March 29, 2020
HEALTH & SAFETY UPDATE: Following the direction of our city and state health officials, Dancing Grounds' Dance for Social Change Festival, scheduled for March 28-29 at the CAC, has been postponed until further notice. The Contemporary Arts Center remains open while we closely monitor the latest developments by officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the...Read more
Sunday, March 22, 2020
HEALTH & SAFETY UPDATE: Following the direction of our city and state health officials, Meg Turner's Tintype Portrait Shoot #2, scheduled for March 22 at the CAC, has been cancelled. The Contemporary Arts Center remains open while we closely monitor the latest developments by officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus. Read our...Read more
Sunday, March 8, 2020
You are invited to join us at SUNDAY VIBES at the CAC for a special presentation of Joie Noire: "Prelude to a Glorious Revolution," dance experience written and performed by Greer Goff Mendy, Director of the Tekrema Center. "Prelude to a Glorious Revolution" is an artistic statement of history, spirituality, and societal liberation of the Black female body through dance. The performance will take...Read more
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Join us at SUNDAY VIBES at the CAC for this special presentation and research survey of historic North American, success-based board games to help the African American Community navigate through social obstacles of oppression, led by Xenobia Bailey. Xenobia will conduct a introduction to the sustainable properties of the visual Aesthetic of Funk, through visual journaling of her creative practice...Read more
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Embodying the Feminine is the ultimate Yoga and Meditation experience! Move through your emotions, in a guided yoga session instructed by Julia Johnson and meditation led Imani Allen designed to balance energy, center emotions and develop a stronger relationship with the body. The class will follow up with a self reflection and complimentary self care bag to take with! All genders invited and...Read more
Monday, January 20, 2020
On Monday, January 20 from 12-3:30 pm, join us at the CAC for WOKE DREAMS , a reflective celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s impact on today’s social movements, and the role that art plays in advancing activism and social justice. Through a panel discussion, music, and art explorations, guests are invited to reflect upon and celebrate Dr. King’s legacy. WOKE DREAMS is free and open to the...Read more
Monday, January 6, 2020
Floating & Fixed , co-presented by the Contemporary Arts Center and The Shop at the CAC, traces a history of platform design from motorcar to mobile phone, exploring Henry Ford as a platform designer and crucial precursor to contemporary platform ecosystems. Stephanie Sherman, a design researcher, curator, and strategist working across, art, architecture, technology, and media, will lead this...Read more
Sunday, January 5, 2020
This Sunday, January 5, Les Femmes Féroces, a gallery & retail popup collaboration at the CAC, invites you to join them for an afternoon of release and rejuvenation to celebrate the new year! Artist Chipo Kandake will lead a dance healing circle to heal and remove blockages. No dance experience is required! This event is free and open to the public. To participate, please check in at the...Read more
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Sunday, December 22, Les Femmes Féroces, a coffee & retail popup collaboration at the CAC, will host an interactive Kwanzaa experience led by artist and educator Phlegm. The day's activities will include an interactive Umoja Dance Healing Circle to reflect on the value of community (Umoja), followed by a Mkeka Mat gift-making workshop. Schedule of activities 12:15 pm - Umoja Dance Circle in...Read more
Thursday, August 1, 2019 to Saturday, August 31, 2019
Enjoy The Best Of NOLA's Museums This Month! New Orleans Museum Month is a collaboration between museums of all sizes across the greater New Orleans area. It offers museum members the opportunity to visit all participating institutions, FREE OF CHARGE, using their current membership throughout the month of August. Not a member of the CAC yet? Join today and get access to all participating New...Read more
Monday, July 29, 2019 to Friday, August 2, 2019
2019 CAC Summer Arts Camp & After Care Monday, July 29 - Friday, August 2 CAC Summer Arts Camp 2019: Wonder Emporium! Every year, the CAC Summer Arts Camp ignites campers' imaginations through art and creativity! Our 2019 camp is for students age 6-14 and will take place Monday, July 29 - Friday, August 2 from 9 am to 3 pm. Featuring 90 minute classes and three art disciplines -- Digital...Read more
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Explore the world of art collecting! Explore bringing art into your life at CAC Second Thursday! At this FREE event, demystify the world of art collecting with a panel of art professionals, browse the 2019 archival prints available to CAC Collectors Club members this year, and enjoy the CAC's galleries currently on view. DJ H3LLNAH , Boucherie's Purple Food Truck , and a cash bar will keep the...Read more
Friday, May 31, 2019
Apply for the CAC's 2019 Teen Open Call Exhibition! Inheritance and Immanence: The World We Are Left With Teen Exhibition will be on view Saturday, August 3 through Saturday, October 5 Now more than ever teens are interested and involved in social, political, and environmental issues that the world faces. As young people, these issues were passed on from previous generations but we are affected...Read more

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