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Art is the Driving…

Dec 3 - 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

Backyard Grooves

Dec 03, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Celebration in the…

Dec 03, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017
City Park's annual holiday lighting exhibit and festival returns with one of… more

Christian Marclay's…

Dec 3 - 4, 2016
THE CLOCK by Christian Marclay comes to New Orleans! Never before exhibited in… more

Christmas New Orleans…

Dec 3 - 31, 2016
There's no place like New Orleans for the holidays during Christmas New Orleans… more

Clarence John…

Dec 03, 2016 - Mar 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

Court of Two Sisters…

Dec 3 - 3, 2016
Join us for the  Jazz Brunch with Santa! There will be  both the Jazz… more

Double Dose

Dec 03, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Exhibition to feature…

Dec 03, 2016 - Mar 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

Historic New Orleans…

Dec 03, 2016 - Apr 09, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new… more

Holiday Gingerbread…

Dec 3 - 3, 2016
Reserve Seats to Red Fish Grill's Annual Gingerbread House Building Workshops… more

Holiday Home and…

Dec 3 - 31, 2016
Just in time for the holiday season, The Historic New Orleans Collection will… more

Holiday Print Sale

Dec 3 - 3, 2016
Please join us on Saturday, December 3rd for a Holiday Print Sale. All work… more

Jambalaya, the Musical

Dec 3 - 3, 2016
‘JAMBALAYA, the MUSICAL’ , a new musical by award-winning creator… more

Jefferson Performance…

Dec 3 - 11, 2016
The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged) is a fast paced, hysterical, whimsical… more

Krewe of Jingle Parade

Dec 3 - 3, 2016
Back for its ninth year, New Orleans' official holiday parade, the "Krewe… more

Magazine St. Holiday…

Dec 3 - 18, 2016
Dat Dog’s Magazine Street location will also transform during the first… more

Mama's Music

Dec 03, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

Miracle on Fulton…

Dec 3 - 24, 2016
NOV 22 – DEC 24 Hourly Snowfall 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Gingerbread… more

Modgun by Robert…

Dec 3 - 18, 2016
The public is invited to tour the newly installed ModGun by Robert Tannen, the… more

Art is the Driving…

Dec 3 - 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

Contemporary Arts Center

  • 900 Camp Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 528-3805
  • Fax: (504) 528-3828
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The CAC is the home of modern multidisciplinary arts programming in the South. From bold experiments in visual arts, photography and sculpture to cutting-edge theatre, music and dance, the CAC celebrates the art of now.

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  • Hours of Operation: Wednesday–Monday 11am–5pm
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Christian Marclay's The Clock

  • December 01, 2016 - December 04, 2016
  • Location: Contemporary Arts Center
  • Address: 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

THE CLOCK by Christian Marclay comes to New Orleans! Never before exhibited in the South, The Clock is a cinematic tour de force that unfolds on the ... prospectneworleans.org View Details

Notes of a Native Song: Stew & Heidi

  • December 09, 2016 - December 10, 2016
  • Address: 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

“The words, the music, the personality—it all just flows as naturally and easily and powerfully as waves breaking upon an inviting shore.&... cacno.org/performances/nativesong View Details

Stew & Heidi Note of a Native Song

  • December 09, 2016 - December 10, 2016
  • Location: Contemporary Arts Center
  • Address: 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

A genre-melding, blues-rock song cycle, Notes of a Native Song celebrates James Baldwin, a leading African American writer and activist of the mid-20t... www.cacno.org View Details

Rashaad Newsome: Mélange Exhibit

  • January 14, 2017 - February 12, 2017
  • Address: 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

New Orleans-born artist Rashaad Newsome returns for this interdisciplinary presentation, Mélange. Including films and recent works on paper, as... cacno.org/exhibitions/melange View Details

Rashaad Newsome: Mélange Performances

  • January 20, 2017
  • Address: 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

New Orleans-born artist Rashaad Newsome returns for this interdisciplinary presentation, Mélange. Including films and recent works on paper, as... cacno.org/performances/melange View Details

Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen Exhibit

  • March 16, 2017 - June 18, 2017
  • Address: 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to stage a conversation about discarded and displaced people, places, and... cacno.org/exhibitions/abouttohappen View Details

Senga Nengudi: Improvisional Gestures Exhibit

  • March 16, 2017 - June 18, 2017
  • Address: 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P., which evoke the elasticity and durability of the human body. Made of ev... cacno.org/exhibitions/improvisionalgestures View Details

Nufonia Must Fall: Kid Koala

  • April 14, 2017 - April 15, 2017
  • Address: 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

“This live stageshow adaptation of Kid Koala’s first graphic novel proves that watching a miniature robot puppet navigate the perils of lo... cacno.org/performances/nufonia View Details

Foreign to Myself: Goat in the Road Productions

  • May 18, 2017 - May 21, 2017
  • Address: 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

“Vaudevillians of the first rank.” —NOLA Defender Foreign to Myself is the latest work from the critically-acclaimed New Orleans the... cacno.org/foreignmyself View Details