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Second Thursdays at the CAC


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Join us on the Second Thursday of each month for an evening of programs designed to enhance your appreciation of contemporary art and artists.


Food Truck: La Cubana

Happy Hour 6–7pm

Teens Only – 6-8pm, Presidents Resource Center

The CAC and New Orleans public art and history project Paper Monuments ask visitors to submit written and artistic responses to the question, "What is a person, place, movement or event you believe New Orleans should remember?"

Members Only – 6-9pm

CAC Members receive a complimentary drink at the bar.

Young Professional Happy Hour Meet-up – 6:30pm-7:30pm, Lobby

Meet members from The Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Louis A. Martinet Society and hear about how they seek to impact social justice, uphold civil rights, and promote excellence within the legal profession.

Screening – 6pm-7:30pm, Theater

As part of Sarah Morris: Sawdust and Tinsel exhibition, stop by the theater to view “By Invitation Only.” Following the screening will be a conversation with the filmmaker Rebecca Snedeker and Andrea Andersson, Ph.D., The Helis Foundation Chief Curator of Visual Arts about culture, place, and politics.

Panel Conversation – 7:30-9pm, Theater

As New Orleans celebrates its Tricentennial, Stephanie McKee Anderson (Junebug Productions), Neil Barclay (Contemporary Arts Center), Frederick Delahoussaye (Ashe Cultural Arts Center), Heidi Schmalbach (Arts Council New Orleans), and Rebecca Snedeker (New Orleans Center for the Gulf South) come together to reflect on arts and culture and imagine the city’s next 300 years.