Join us on the Second Thursday of each month for an evening of programs designed to enhance your appreciation of contemporary art and artists.
Food Truck: La Cubana
Happy Hour 6–7pm
Teens Only – 6-8pm, Presidents Resource Center
The CAC and New Orleans public art and history project Paper Monuments ask visitors to submit written and artistic responses to the question, "What is a person, place, movement or event you believe New Orleans should remember?"
Members Only – 6-9pm
CAC Members receive a complimentary drink at the bar.
Screening – 6pm-7:30pm, Theater
As part of Sarah Morris: Sawdust and Tinsel exhibition, stop by the theater to view “By Invitation Only.” Following the screening will be a conversation with the filmmaker Rebecca Snedeker and Andrea Andersson, Ph.D., The Helis Foundation Chief Curator of Visual Arts about culture, place, and politics.
Young Professional Happy Hour Meet-up – 6:30pm-7:30pm, Lobby
Meet members from The Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Louis A. Martinet Society and hear about how they seek to impact social justice, uphold civil rights, and promote excellence within the legal profession.
Hands-On – 6:30pm-8:30pm, Lobby
In anticipation of Gomela/to return: Movement of Our Mother Tongue, artist and writer Cubs the Poet guides participants to consider what it means to be displaced and return home.
Panel Conversation – 7:30-9pm, Theater
As New Orleans celebrates its Tricentennial, Stephanie McKee Anderson (Junebug Productions), Neil Barclay, Director and CEO (Contemporary Arts Center), Frederick Delahoussaye (Ashe Cultural Arts Center), Heidi Schmalbach (Arts Council New Orleans), and Rebecca Snedeker (New Orleans Center for the Gulf South) come together to reflect on arts and culture and imagine the city’s next 300 years.
Support for Second Thursdays is provided by Nancy Aronson and Virginia Besthoff, City of New Orleans | Edward Wisner Donation, The Hearst Foundations, The Helis Foundation, and the J. Edgar Monroe Foundation.