The New Orleans Contemporary Art Center is excited to announce that the White Linen After Dark after party will be held on Saturday, August 7 from 9 p.m. to midnight, featuring music from DJ RQ Away! The CAC is a multidisciplinary arts center that has been committed to the presentation and production of the art of our time. The CAC is a cultural leader in educating children and adults through local, regional, national, and international artwork. Museum admission is free on Sundays for Louisiana residents.
White Linen Night features exhibitions at 20 different galleries located on the 300-600 blocks of Julia Street in the historic warehouse district. Come explore specially curated exhibitions featuring work by both local and internationally renowned artists. To view the list of participating galleries, view the website at artsdistrictneworleans.com.
While moving between galleries, enjoy different drink specials and fun food trucks. The event kicks off with the special gallery opening of "Behind Every Beautiful Thing: Encountering Bodies, Wrestling the Human Condition," the CAC's open call exhibition that features work from 36 multimedia artists from the Gulf South. This exhibition offers a deeply personal portrayal of artists' experiences with health and illness, and the impact it has on life, the physical body, and the psyche for both the individual and their community. Additionally, exhibition "Gris Gris Lab: An Afrofuturist Apothecary," an arts healing incubator located in the CAC's Oval Gallery.
The after party is sold-out, but walk up admissions will be considered at the door after 9 p.m., depending on capacity. Masks, as well as a proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID test within 72 hours before hand, are required, and the CAC will adhere to the health and safety guidelines of the City of New Orleans and State of Louisiana. For more info, visit cacno.org.