When

Saturday, November 2, 2019 -
5:30pm to 9:00pm

Tickets & Registration

This event is free and open to the public! RSVP on Facebook, below.

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You're Invited!

On Saturday, November 2, please join us for the CAC's 2019 season opening reception celebrating the debut of five exhibitions that will examine the reclamation of identity, Black femininity, queer and chosen love, and the 10th Anniversary of New Orleans Airlift! This event is FREE & OPEN to the public.

The five CAC exhibitions that will open November 2 include:

MICKALENE THOMAS: FEMMES NOIRES (The Helis Foundation First Floor Galleries)
FEMMES FEROCES: MATERIAL LIFE X FEMMES NOIRES (Oval Gallery and CAC Cafe)
AKOSUA ADOMA OWUSU: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE (Second Floor Galleries)
MEG TURNER: HERE AND NOW (Second Floor Galleries)
NEW ORLEANS AIRLIFT: FROM NEW WATER MUSIC (Atrium)

Explore each of these exhibitions by visiting the links at the bottom of this page!

Music by DJ Felice Gee

Born in Brooklyn and inspired by New Orleans, Felicia Gee curates sound waves fine-tuned specifically as a form of meditation and celebration. Expect African Diasporic sounds from every era, introduced through emphasis on drum-beats and storytelling!

Late Night Bites by La Vie En Rose Cafe

La Vie En Rose Cafe will be on site offering tasty options from their menu, including creole gumbo, vegan red beans, and sweet treats including macaroons and pastries.

Make Us Your Center!

Opening Night is the perfect time to join the CAC! Get the most out of this season by receiving complimentary admission year-round to CAC visual arts exhibitions, receive exclusive discounts to CAC performances, share guest passes with your friends and family, take advantage of priority seating, and more! Talk to our Member Services team at the front desk or join online today.

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