Saturday, August 3, 2019 to Saturday, October 5, 2019
Inheritance and Immanence: The World We Are Left With On View August 3 through October 5 Now more than ever, teens are interested and involved in social, political, and environmental actions addressing the issues our society faces. As young people, we confront circumstances passed on from previous generations, and are affected. This exhibition seeks to reflect on the effects that school shootings...Read more
Friday, May 31, 2019
Apply for the CAC's 2019 Teen Open Call Exhibition! Inheritance and Immanence: The World We Are Left With Teen Exhibition will be on view Saturday, August 3 through Saturday, October 5 Now more than ever teens are interested and involved in social, political, and environmental issues that the world faces. As young people, these issues were passed on from previous generations but we are affected...Read more
Sunday, April 15, 2018 to Monday, May 14, 2018
How Do You Create a Portrait of a City? Free Admission to Galleries All ages welcome! Curated by the CAC Teen Board, the 2018 CAC Teen Exhibition features work by emerging local artists offers a unique moment of reflection on the relationship between young people and the cities they call home. The CAC Teen Board is also hosting a one-night-only screening of films from the New Orleans Center of...Read more
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Join us on the Second Thursday of each month for an evening of programs designed to enhance your appreciation of contemporary art and artists. March 8, 2018 6–9pm Happy hour 6–7pm Music: José Fermín Afro-Dominican Jazz Band Food Truck: La Cocinita Teens Only – 6-8, Presidents Resource Center The CAC and New Orleans public art and history project Paper Monuments ask visitors to submit written and...Read more
Friday, April 29, 2016
Calling all singers, dancers, musicians, writers, rappers, comedians, magicians, or performers of any kind! This is your chance to take the stage and show off what you've got at the Contemporary Arts Center! There will be free food, incredible performances, and a photobooth! See you at Open Stage Night! Presented by the Teen Leadership CouncilRead more
Monday, April 25, 2016 to Monday, May 23, 2016
In partnership with the CAC's Summer Arts Camp, Teen Arts Interns spend their mornings engaged in intensive arts workshops and leadership training sessions, learning the basics of what it means to be a professional teaching artist. In the afternoons, interns put what they've learned into practice while working with the younger campers and assisting teaching artists in the fields of Music, Dance,...Read more
Saturday, April 16, 2016
How do you brand yourself as an artist? Do you need a website? What the heck do you put on a business card? How do you promote your work? Join the Teen Leadership Council for a FREE Workshop with Liz Cooke of LionHeart Prints to get all of your questions answered! Presented by the Teen Leadership CouncilRead more
Saturday, March 26, 2016 to Sunday, May 1, 2016
An exploration of culture, identity, politics, and society through the eyes of young people. Presented by the Teen Arts Exhibition Group Voice of a New Era was curated by the CAC’s Teen Arts Exhibition Group, a selective group of ambitious high school students from the Greater New Orleans Area. Students chose the theme of the exhibition, put out an open call for submissions, and selected works...Read more
Saturday, September 12, 2015
The first meeting of the semester for any high school student interested in participating in Teen Programming at the CAC. Calling any high school artist that is interested in: creating a zine, curating an art exhibition, running a theater festival, hosting Open Stage Nights, planning arts workshops, working with local teaching artists, or collaborating with their peers! For more information,...Read more
Monday, July 6, 2015 to Friday, July 17, 2015
In partnership with the CAC's Summer Arts Camp, Teen Arts Interns spend their mornings engaged in intensive arts workshops and leadership training sessions, learning the basics of what it means to be a professional teaching artist. In the afternoons, interns put what they've learned into practice while working with the younger campers and assisting teaching artists in the fields of Music, Dance,...Read more
Saturday, May 2, 2015 to Sunday, May 31, 2015
Here's To was created and selected by members of the Teen Arts Exhibition Group . These teens worked with a professional curator to lay out and install the exhibition. Here's To showcases their final work from the past year and allowed them to curate their own visual arts exhibition from the ground up. To find out more about teen programming at the CAC, click HERE or email teenboard@cacno.org ...Read more
Monday, July 14, 2014 to Friday, July 25, 2014
Do you want to work alongside professional artists this summer? The summer 2014 Teen Leadership pilot program will bring 15 to 20 students from ninth to twelfth grades into the CAC for two weeks of daily, hands-on instruction and experience in the arts. Each morning, the teens will create and develop original arts-management projects under the guidance of local arts-education specialist Kaycee...Read more
Friday, May 2, 2014
Calling All Rappers, Singers, Dancers, Poets, Musicians, Magicians, basically Performers of all kinds! It is your chance to take the stage and show what you are made of at the Contemporary Arts Center’s Spun Cafe. There will be FREE FOOD and amazing performances! This is a chance to connect with performers from around the city or just watch your talented friends take the stage! You can sign up in...Read more
Saturday, April 5, 2014 to Saturday, May 17, 2014
“hello I AM” is a peer-curated exhibition of contemporary artworks by New Orleans area teenagers. After issuing a call for art from high school students, the Contemporary Arts Center’s Teen Board , a group of individuals from various high schools in the city, began developing an exhibition inspired by 30 Americans . Responsible for each element of curating the exhibition, the Teen Board selected...Read more
Attention Artists, Creators, and Innovators! The CAC Teen Board is accepting applications! This season Teen Board members will: Curate the 2018 Teen Arts Exhibition Create programming for Teens Only events at the CAC Participate in hands-on creative workshops Meet with professional artists, curators and designers Participation in the Teen Board can be listed on resumes for college and counts...Read more