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Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
900 Camp St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Join us on the Second Thursday of each month for an evening of programs designed to enhance your appreciation of contemporary art and artists. Free and open to all, CAC Members receive a complimentary drink at the bar from 6pm-9pm.
Music: DJ All True
Food Truck: Afrodisiac
Gallery Tour and Talk – 6pm-7pm, Second Floor Gallery
Join artists Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick alongside Jennifer Williams, Youth & Family Programs Manager at NOMA, for a gallery tour and talk of the current exhibition Labor Studies.
Hands-On – 6pm-8pm, Lobby
Writer and artist Cubs the Poet asks participants to meditate on the question: What kind of work would you do if money or value did not exist?
Panel Conversation – 7pm-8:30pm, Atrium
This panel discussion presents current and historical models for winning equity and security for cultural workers. Zarouhie Abdalian (Artist), Dena Beard (The Lab), Renard Bridgewater (Music And Culture Coalition of New Orleans), and Toni Jones (New Orleans Hospitality Workers Committee) come together to consider the broader politico-economic role of the art worker in the system of capitalist production and what possibilities or pitfalls follow from this class position.