Opening Celebration: Remember Earth?

9th Annual Gulf South Open Call Exhibition

Celebrate the opening of Remember Earth? the CAC's 9th Annual Gulf South Open Call Exhibition featuring works by 54 artists that explore the complexities of living in an environment already experiencing the ravages of an out-of-balance world.

Join us for the Opening Night Celebration during the Fidelity Bank White Linen Night featuring DJ Boy Toy, cash bars, and more Saturday, August 6, 2022 from 6:30 – 10pm. Admission is free and open to the public, RSVP’s are recommended.

CAC Members are invited to a very special Champagne Toast at 6pm.

RSVP: Champagne Toast at 6pm (Members Only)
Saturday Aug 6, 2022
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
First Floor Atrium, CAC First Floor Galleries, CAC Second Floor Gallery
Hugo Gyrl Remember Earth Risograph print 11x17 inches 2021

Hugo Gyrl, Remember Earth, 2021. Risograph print, 11 x 17 inches. Courtesy of the artist

DeShawn Oravetz, Streetball, 2019. Mixed media sculpture, 19 x 27 x 5 x 28 inches. Courtesy of the artist

DeShawn Oravetz, Streetball, 2019. Mixed media sculpture, 19 x 27 x 5 x 28 inches. Courtesy of the artist

Debra Howell Descriptio VI 2022 pigment print 36x36 Courtesy artist and Le Mieux Galleries

Debra Howell, Descriptio VI, 2022. Pigment print, 36 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Le Mieux Galleries

Curated by CAC Multidisciplinary Arts Curator Erin Lee Antonak, Remember Earth? addresses the environmental crisis as a cultural challenge. The the exhibition's artists are storytellers, scientists, teachers, advocates, and activists who use the language of art to connect with people on a personal level, inspire action, and effect change.

CAC Members are invited to a special champagne toast at 6 pm to kick off the Opening Celebration, before doors open to the general public. Members: please RSVP here if you plan to attend the toast.

About the Exhibition
Curatorial Statement
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About the Curator
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About Inter[SECTOR]
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COVID-19 Safety Measures
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General Support

Programming and Exhibitions at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans are made possible through generous support from our generous supporters including: The Andrew Mellon Foundation; Art for Justice Fund, a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors; The Helis Foundation, the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Foundation; The Welch Foundation; The RosaMary Foundation; Greater New Orleans Foundation; National Performance Network; New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation; CAC President’s Council members: Valerie Besthoff, Susan & Ralph Brennan, Robyn Dunn Schwarz and Andrew Schwarz, Aimée & Michael Siegel, Staci Rosenberg, Jane B. & Rodney Steiner, MK Wegman & Lisa Mount, Dian & Tom Winingder; and CAC Silver Circle members: Virginia Besthoff & Nancy Aronson, Jessica Bride & Nick Mayor, Jane Cooper & Bob Heaps, Leslie & Jonathan Fawer, John Foley, Tina Freeman & Philip Woollam, Gina Monette, Marcy H. Monrose Curtis & Charles Curtis, Greg Montgomery, Barbara & Biff Motley, Michael Schneider, Sharon SIlvers, Jane & I. William Sizeler, and Gretchen & Scott R. Wheaton. We are also grateful for the generous in-kind support from The Domain Companies and Old No. 77 Hotel and Chandlery; as well as our community partners: Mr. Wolf; Loyola University; Dancing Grounds; Prospect New Orleans; Voice of the Experienced; and Women with a Vision.

Sydney and Walda Besthoff Foundation
RosaMary Foundation
Inter[SECTOR] Support

The CAC's Inter[SECTOR] program is made possible with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the RosaMary Foundation.

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