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Contemporary Arts Center - New Orleans, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
N 29° 56.626 W 090° 04.247
15R E 782737 N 3316164
Quick Description: This museum, in a cooly-renovated office building, presents rotating exhibits of local and contemporary art works. Since Katrina, the museum has focused on local artists and the rebuilding of the arts in New Orleans.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 1/15/2007 5:52:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM14YN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 26

Long Description:
Take an old office building. Restore the original windows. Expose the wood and brick. Add metal and glass. Remove portions of three floors to create a soaring lobby. Then fill two galleries with rotating local and contemporary art works. This is New Orleans’s Contemporary Arts Center, and it’s worth visiting for the restoration job itself. The exhibits, presenting works showcasing local artists and art that is ‘vital to rebuilding New Orleans’s artistic community,’ are just an added bonus. An hour or so here is an hour well spent. The museum also presents other forms of art, including space for the performing arts.

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Name: Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans

Location:
900 Camp Street New Orleans, LA


Phone Number: 504.528.3805

Web Site: [Web Link]

Agency/Ownership: Other Agency/Organization

Hours of operation:
Thurs-Sun, 11am-4pm


Admission Fee: $5 adults/$3 children (For some reason, it was free in December, might still be).

Gift Shop: yes

Cafe/Restaurant: Not Listed

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