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Contemporary Arts Center

900 Camp St., At St. Joseph's, New Orleans, LA 70130-3971
+1 504-528-3805
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See the offering of young New Orleans artists here, including theater, performance art, dance and concerts.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible13%
2 days ago
“Small Museum”
3 weeks ago
“Fantastic space for the Arts”
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900 Camp St., At St. Joseph's, New Orleans, LA 70130-3971
Arts District – Warehouse District
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+1 504-528-3805
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The CAC is located in the museum district with other nearby attractions. It is free for LA residents on Sunday, which is when I visited. I'm glad they had the free day because the museum is not worth what they want non-residents to pay. The...More

Thank Chris N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter had a World Premiere here with her dance company (the night after Serena's wedding in the same place). The Performing Arts spaces, gallery, night view from roof and location are terrific. Hope the Center keeps its growth and viability as part of NOLA's...More

Thank deebee412
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful displays, art is chosen with great taste and offers a wide variety of styles. Lots of color, interesting video show "Table Manners" is fascinating and original. The praying beer cans are great, especially when you are told the background story of how the entire...More

Thank Marie-France S
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Grateful this museum was open on New Years so we had a warm place to go. The Prospect4 art is well curated and very well displayed here. Its a large museum and well worth the visit. Even if you are too cheap to pay adnission,...More

Thank CSSnowshoer
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Nice building. It's pretty cool on the inside as well- invoking an industrial as well as a Serra-like feel. They were unfortunately renovating, only a couple of exhibits were open. Hence reasonably, the entry was free as well. A good cafe and shop inside.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The building looked cool from the outside and we love visiting art museums when traveling. Admission was $10/pp.... Which was about $10 too much. This should really be a donation only attraction. A handful of pictures were sporadically hung on the walls.... Along with other...More

2  Thank Noelle H
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

The show that was up took the entire building into consideration. More importantly the work engaged the viewer in a fantastical way by compelling the view to ask what was being looked at, was this part of the interior design or is it the art?...More

Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

It cost me $26 to stare at nothing; there was three levels of galleries, but one floor was white walls with three random black canvases, another gallery was of a film just talking about the streets, and the last floor was black cubes on the...More

1  Thank Desi P
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

The range of opinions on the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans are all valid - it all just depends on what interests you. The CAC is located across the street from the Ogden Museum of Art, which is larger and has a more extensive...More

1  Thank ElaineAndGreg
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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Waste of time and money. Hardly any art inside and the art they did have was overwhelmingly typical and uninspiring. Go instead to galleries on Julia Street or across the street to the awesome Ogden. Very disappointed. No food in the "cafe" either.

Thank CitraJames
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