Sweet Arts 2019

Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans

February 9, 2019 ||| 6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Sweet Arts 2019

Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans

SweetArts is the CAC’s premier annual gala. Since 1984, the CAC has recognized the exceptional and diverse artists, performers, educators, and philanthropists whose influence and contributions shape New Orleans’ arts and culture community. Join us for an evening of live music & performances, exquisite cuisine from New Orleans' top chefs, signature cocktails, full premium bar, and a contemporary art auction!


At 6:30, The Patron Party kicks off a festive celebration of the honorees with cocktails, an hors-d'oeuvres reception, and special entertainment. The Gala follows and features contemporary art demonstrations throughout the CAC’s Besthoff Building, with cuisine and cocktails from local restaurants, a contemporary art auction, and the last chance to view the three exhibitions on display in the CAC galleries. The party continues with chillwave DJ pioneer, Washed Out, dancing, late night eats and other after-hours fun.

Sweet Arts 2019 Honorees:
Cameron-Mitchell Ware (Arts Education)
Aurora Nealand (Performing Arts)
Dorothy Coleman (In Memoriam) (Philanthropy)
Carol Bebelle (Visual Arts)
Cleo Wade (Honorary Chair)

The Patron Party is a festive celebration of honorees with a cocktail and hors-d'oeuvres reception and special entertainment. The Gala features contemporary art demonstrations throughout the CAC’s Besthoff Building, with cuisine and cocktails from local restaurants, a contemporary art auction, and entertainment by DJ Otto and DJ HeelTurn. SweetArts is the last chance to view the three exhibitions on display in the CAC galleries. The party continues with internationally knownDJ Washed Out, dancing, late night eats and other after-hours fun.

 

SweetArts Honorees/Patron Party
Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 6:30 pm
at the Contemporary Arts Center (first floor)

SweetArts Gala
Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 8 pm
CAC Atrium, Galleries on 1st and 2nd Floors, and Warehouse

Late Night Party with DJ Washed Out
Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 10 pm


SweetArts 2019 Chairs
Anna & Scott Dunbar, Patron Party and Gala Chairs
Leopoldo J. Yanez and Emily Degan, Late Night Party Chairs

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