Public Programs Opportunities

Contemporary Arts Center

A Day of Healing in the Gris Gris Lab

September 17, 2021

The Gris Gris Lab, An Afrofuturist Apothecary, presents an acute trauma healing laboratory in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Led by local healer and creative Gia M. Hamilton, the workshop will feature local healing practitioners who will offer a variety of healing services by donation including acupuncture, reiki, herbalism, massage, meditation, yoga, and more. 

Proof of vaccine or negative COVID test is required for entry. Masks are required. Attendees must bring their own towel or yoga mat, out of COVID-19 health considerations.

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Contemporary Arts Center

Closing Reception: 2021 "SOLOS" Exhibition

September 25, 2021
Join us for the Closing Reception of our 2021 "SOLOS" Exhibition at the CAC! Admission is free with RSVP required, as capacity is imited. RSVP Now Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test is required for admission. Mask-wearing is required when not actively eating or drinking. Exhibitions on View "Finding Home Through Textiles" by Keysha Rivera "Finding Home Through Textiles" draws from memory, race, personal history, migration, and Puerto Rican cultural identity within the United States. Through photographs, installations, and videos, Finding Home Through Textiles constructs a visual...
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Foundation for Louisiana and Contemporary Arts Center

Virtual Workshop: Soothing Sunday: (Re)membering to Never Forget

September 26, 2021
The Foundation for Louisiana and the CAC present a virtual healing salon offering possibilities for collective healing and liberation in New Orleans' communities. Originally designed to commemorate those lost during Hurricane Katrina and in the ongoing global pandemic, we hold this space for healing in the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Hosted by local creative Ifátùmínínú Bamgbàlà Arẹ̀sà live on Zoom, the program will feature three 30-40 sessions offered by three local healing practitioners' wisdom and instruction on the tools to implement one’s own personal healing practice. Each...
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Contemporary Arts Center

StudioV Virtual Studio Tour with Frahn Koerner

October 7, 2021
The CAC is excited to present StudioV , our series of live virtual tours featuring from New Orleans and beyond. Join us for a look into the artist practice of Gulf South artist Frahn Koerner whose works are featured in the CAC's 2021 Open Call Exhibition "Behind Every Beautiful Thing: Encountering Bodies, Wrestling the Human Condition," on view until September 26, 2021. The tour will be hosted online via Zoom by exhibition curator David W. Robinson-Morris, Ph.D. Admission is free but capacity is limited: RSVP below! RSVP NOW How to participate: after RSVPing, you will receive an email with...
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Contemporary Arts Center

StudioV Virtual Studio Tour with Su Ecenia

October 14, 2021
The CAC is excited to present StudioV , our series of live virtual tours featuring from New Orleans and beyond. Join us for a look into the artist practice of Gulf South artist Su Ecenia , whose works are featured in the CAC's 2021 Open Call Exhibition "Behind Every Beautiful Thing: Encountering Bodies, Wrestling the Human Condition," on view until September 26, 2021. The tour will be hosted online via Zoom by exhibition curator David W. Robinson-Morris, Ph.D. Admission is free but capacity is limited: RSVP below! RSVP NOW How to participate: after RSVPing, you will receive an email with the...
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