A Celebration & Reflection of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Join the CAC's annual celebration and reflection on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, featuring art, thought-provoking discussions, activities, and more at the CAC. Admission is free with RSVP.

MLK Day 3

Woke Dreams MLK Event (2020)

MLK Day 2

Woke Dreams MLK Event (2020)

MLK Day 1

Woke Dreams MLK Event (2020)

Inspired by the recently-completed mural on the CAC’s Camp St. building by New York City-based conceptual artist Sanford Biggers, “JUST US” will feature music by DJ Raj Smoove, an interactive altar by Ifátùmínínú Bamgbàlà Arẹ̀sà and sound artist Ifádáhùnsi Bamgbàlà Arẹ̀sà, and free gallery admission to the CAC’s current exhibition Prospect.5: Yesterday we said tomorrow.

Music by DJ Raj Smoove

12 – 4 pm | CAC Atrium

DJ Raj Smoove presents a curated set with beats and songs from and inspired by the Civil Rights Movement.

Interactive Altar

12 – 4 pm | CAC 2nd Floor

Honor the life and legacy of Dr. King with an interactive altar specially-created by Ifátùmínínú Bamgbàlà Arẹ̀sà and sound artist Ifádáhùnsi Bamgbàlà Arẹ̀sà for this occasion.

Panel Discussion: The Matriarchy, Family, and Community in Activism

1 – 2 pm | CAC Atrium

Join us for an artist panel discussion led by Kesha McKey of KM Dance Project, who will discuss their dance work Raw Fruit and the legacy of matriarchy, family, and community in activism in the past and our present. McKey will be joined by guest panelists Catherine Caldwell, Associate Director of KM Dance Project and free feral, an interdisciplinary artist based in New Orleans. The conversation will be moderated by Stephanie McKee, Executive Artistic Director of Junebug Productions.

Featured Artists
Ifátùmínínú Bamgbàlà Arẹ̀sà Open modal
Ifádáhùnsi Bamgbàlà-Arẹ̀sà Open modal
Catherine Caldwell Open modal
free feral Open modal
Kesha McKey Open modal
DJ Raj Smoove Open modal
Stephanie McKee-Anderson Open modal
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UNFRAMED: "JUST US" Sanford Biggers Mural Unveiling

Presented by The Helis Foundation: A Project of Arts Council New Orleans
Thursday Jan 20, 2022
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