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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Sunday, June 13, 2021 to Sunday, August 22, 2021
We are excited to introduce CAC Studio Sundays, an opportunity for you to explore the artistic practices of our visual and performing artists-in-residence! Each Studio Sunday will offer the unique opportunity to experience an open rehearsal or visit one of our artist's studios to get a glimpse inside their artistic practice and view their works-in-process come to life. This year's performing and...Read more
Thursday, January 7, 2021
CAC Members are invited to join us for StudioV , the CAC's series of live, intimate virtual tours of artists’ studios and collectors’ homes -- LIVE on Zoom! On Thursday, January 7, the CAC's programming team will lead an exploration inside the artistic practice of Alabama-based visual artist C E Johnson, whose installation work Democracy Machine (After the remains found of an Ancient Greek...Read more
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Through a series of three online workshops, the CAC invites you to participate in creating a Feminist Data Set. Through the work of artist Caroline Sinders, learn about Artificial Intelligence (AI), computer algorithms, mechanical turks, and how to create a more free and just technological future. Together, we will create a data set that has never existed before, and use that data to create...Read more
Thursday, December 3, 2020
CAC Members are invited to join us for StudioV , the CAC's series of live, intimate virtual tours of artists’ studios and collectors’ homes -- LIVE on Zoom! On Thursday, December 3, CAC Executive Director and host George Scheer, will lead an exploration inside the artistic practice of Florida-based visual artist Krystle Lemonias, whose work Yuh no see say Him hungry is on view now at the CAC...Read more
Thursday, November 12, 2020
CAC Members are invited to join us for StudioV , the CAC's series of live, intimate virtual tours of artists’ studios and collectors’ homes -- LIVE on Zoom! On Thursday, November 12, CAC Executive Director and host George Scheer, will lead an exploration inside the artistic practice of Florida-based visual artist Edison Peñafiel , whose installation work Ni Aquí, Ni Allá is on view now at the CAC...Read more
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Through a series of three online workshops, the CAC invites you to participate in creating a Feminist Data Set. Through the work of artist Caroline Sinders, learn about Artificial Intelligence (AI), computer algorithms, mechanical turks, and how to create a more free and just technological future. Together, we will create a data set that has never existed before, and use that data to create...Read more
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Through a series of three online workshops, the CAC invites you to participate in creating a Feminist Data Set. Through the work of artist Caroline Sinders, learn about Artificial Intelligence (AI), computer algorithms, mechanical turks, and how to create a more free and just technological future. Together, we will create a data set that has never existed before, and use that data to create...Read more
Thursday, October 8, 2020
CAC Members are invited to join us for StudioV , the CAC's series of live, intimate virtual tours of artists’ studios and collectors’ homes -- LIVE on Zoom! This week, CAC Executive Director and host George Scheer, will lead an exploration inside the artistic practice of New Orleans-based artist Sarah Hill , whose video work "Goodbye Rebecca & Eileen" is on view now at the CAC. Admission is...Read more
Friday, September 25, 2020
Join us for Delfeayo & Friends , the CAC’s live bi-weekly happy hour, Live on Zoom, with trombonist and composer Delfeayo Marsalis , featuring musical friends from around the world. In our next episode, Delfeayo will welcome very special guest Leo Nocentelli , the GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award-winning lead guitarist and founding member of The Meters ! Registration is now open to the...Read more
Friday, September 11, 2020
Join us live on Zoom for Delfeayo & Friends, the CAC’s live bi-weekly happy hour with trombonist and composer Delfeayo Marsalis, featuring musical friends from around the world. In our next episode, Delfeayo will welcome special guest Tarriona “Tank” Ball , leader of New Orleans-based, GRAMMY-nominated band Tank and the Bangas ! From allmusic.com: Tank and the Bangas are a New Orleans-based R...Read more
Friday, August 14, 2020
Join us live on Zoom for Delfeayo & Friends, the CAC’s bi-weekly happy hour with trombonist and composer Delfeayo Marsalis, featuring conversation and music with friends around the world. On Friday, August 14, Delfeayo will be joined by Ron Carter , one of the most prolific and influential bassists in jazz history! A member of the legendary Miles Davis Quintet from 1963-1968, Carter has...Read more
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, featuring conversation and music with friends around the world. On Friday, July 31, Delfeayo will be joined by New Orleans' own funky bassist George Porter Jr. of The Meters, and legendary guitarist Bob Weir from The Grateful Dead. Registration is now open to the general...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

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