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Backyard Grooves

Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

CANO & PhotoNOLA…

Jan 21 - Feb 28, 2017
CANO is proud to announce our first photography exhibition in conjunction with… more

Clarence John…

Jan 21 - Mar 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

Corsets and Cowboys…

Jan 21 - 21, 2017
A mechanical bull, a bourbon tasting, a silent auction and good times are on… more

Double Dose

Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Exhibition to feature…

Jan 21 - Mar 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

Historic New Orleans…

Jan 21 - Apr 9, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Jan 21 - 21, 2017
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for The Jake Eckert Band! more

Rashaad Newsome:…

Jan 21 - Feb 12, 2017
New Orleans-born artist Rashaad Newsome returns for this interdisciplinary… more

Saenger Theatre…

Jan 21 - 22, 2017
Experience the phenomenon of Grammy and Tony Award Winning Disney's The Lion… more

Shen Yun Chinese…

Jan 21 - 21, 2017
A Gift from Heaven IN ANCIENT TIMES, China was known as the Land of the… more

The House of Groove

Jan 21, 2017
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

The New Movement…

Jan 21 - May 20, 2017
Join us at the New Movement for  stand -up comedy show - Go… more

The New Orleans Jazz…

Jan 21 - 21, 2017
Sweet, wonderful vinyl! New Orleans' biggest and longest-running record show… more

October @ The Front

Jan 22, 2017
Lemon Lovers features Alanah Luger-Guillaume and Rebecca Spangenthal as they… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Jan 23, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Monday Blues

Jan 23, 2017 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

New Orleans…

Jan 23 - 26, 2017
Join us for Master Sugar Sculptor Sidney Galpern. She will be offering free… more

The Historic Carver…

Jan 23 - 23, 2017
Join us at the Historic Carver Theater for the Monday Night Blues Series,… more

The Irish House…

Jan 23, 2017
This is the Biggest Irish Music Session in the south. On a Night you will see… more

Backyard Grooves

Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Contemporary Arts Center

  • 900 Camp Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 528-3805
  • Fax: (504) 528-3828
  • Category: Attractions
  • Sub-Category: Art Centers
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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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  • Distance to Airport: 10
  • Hours of Operation: Wednesday–Monday 11am–5pm
  • Parking Code: FREE
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  • Seating_Capacity: 3,500
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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

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