Hancock Whitney White Linen Night

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 5:30pm
The Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans, with title sponsor Hancock Whitney, have announced the 25thAnniversary of Hancock Whitney White Linen Night, which will take place Saturday, August 3, 2019, from 5:30 pm to midnight. Held in the heart of the Arts District of New Orleans across the 300 - 700 blocks of Julia Street, art lovers will have the opportunity to explore specially-curated exhibitions of local, regional, and internationally-renowned artists at more than 20 of New Orleans’ finest galleries and arts institutions, including the Contemporary Arts Center, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and the National WWII Museum. The Julia Street block party also features cuisine and cocktails from more than 30 local restaurants and vendors, and is free and open to the public. The celebration will continue from 8pm until midnight at the Hancock Whitney White Linen, After Dark official after-party at the CAC, featuring DJ RQ Awayand “HI, DENTITIES!”, a curated drag performance by Vinsantos and performers from the New Orleans Drag Workshop. Event-goers can skip the lines and purchase tickets in advance for food and beverages, for the CAC’s Cool Down Lounge at the Green Room at Auction House Market, and for the Hancock Whitney White Linen Night, After Dark at cacno.org or at the Contemporary Arts Center, located at 900 Camp Street. The 25thAnniversary of Hancock Whitney White Linen Night features the following elements on Saturday, August 3, 2019: ● 5:30pm - 9:30pm |Julia Street Block Party 400-700 blocks of Julia Street Explore curated art exhibitions by Arts District of New Orleans participating galleries on the 300 - 700 blocks of Julia Street, the Contemporary Arts Center, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, The National WWII Museum, and throughout the warehouse district of New Orleans. Free and Open to the Public (Rain or Shine) ● 5:30pm - 9:30pm |CAC’s Cool Down Lounge at the Green Room at Auction House Market 801 Magazine Street & Julia Street Cool off with an art-inspired VIP experience at Auction House Market, just off the hustle and bustle of Julia Street. Tickets include two drinks, light bites, seating, air conditioning, restrooms, and complimentary tickets to Hancock Whitney White Linen,After Dark, the official after party at the CAC, 900 Camp St.Tickets are $40 for CAC Members and $50 for the general public. Buy Tickets ● 5:30pm - 9:30pm |CAC Open Call Exhibition: Identity Measures Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp Street Attendees are invited to begin their art explorations at the CAC’s Open Call Exhibition: Identity Measures,an exhibition thatexploresidentity as complex entanglements of lived experiences based on race, gender, ability, sexuality, and class. Guest curator Dr. Jordan Amirkhani of American University has selected works by 23 artists living and working in New Orleans. Admission is free and open to the public. ● 8pm – Midnight |Hancock Whitney White Linen, After Dark CAC Camp Street Warehouse (Camp St. parking lot entrance) Event goers are invited to conclude their evening of art celebrations at the official after party of Hancock Whitney White Linen Night, featuring DJ RQ Away, “HI, DENTITIES!” (a curated drag performance by Vinsantos and the New Orleans Drag Workshop), late night bites, art experiences, and cash bar. Tickets are $10 in advance, $20 day-of, and free for CAC members. Buy Tickets 2019 Participating Arts District New Orleans Galleries (as of 6/2719) Ariodante Contemporary Art and Craft Gallery, 535 Julia St. Ariodante White Linen Night Gallery Opening Featuring works by George Alexander, Fredrick Guess, Hilario, Deborah Mansfield, James Strombotne, and Andrew Blanchard Arthur Roger Gallery, 432-434 Julia St. Exhibitions: As Luck Would Have It, Florida Noir, Night Shift Featuring works by Demond Melancon, Amer Kobaslja, Brandon Surtain, and Leonard Galmon Beata Sasik Gallery, 541 Julia St. All That Glitters Featuring works by Beata Sasik Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia St. New Sculptures Featuring works by Key-Sook Geum Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St. CAC Open Call Exhibition: Identity Measures Featuring works by Nicole Awai, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Chris Berntsen, Dawn Black, Paris Cian & Kelli Scates, Sarrah Danziger, Marianne Desmarais, Paige DeVries, Double Diamond, Abdi Farah, Sarah Hill, Kristina Knipe, Jessica Lagunas, Cora Lautze, Daniela Leal, Robyn LeRoy-Evans Cristina Molina, Gamil Nassar, REWA, Kaleena Stasiak, and Andy Thompson Hall-Barnett Gallery, 614 Julia St. Guess What... Featuring works by Stacey Johnson, Paige DeVries, Jorge Lovato, Katie Mcmullin , Daisy Winfrey, Wendy Hill, John Wickersham, Kristen Woodword, Hooshang Khorasani, Ember Soberman, Ann Barnett, Elizabeth Bass, Randall Mosman, Christina Juran, Mike Howard, Jonathan Glynn, and Garland Tullos Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400A Julia St. Diffusion Featuring works by Tony Dagradi LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St. "And Now for Something New" Vol 2 Artists TBD Luna Fine Art Gallery, 727 S. Peter St. YAYA Exhibit Featuring works by Jourdan Barnes, Kara Crowley, Paul Wright and Quinton Gilmore M contemporary, 612 Julia St. Anniversary Featuring works by George Alexander, Fredrick Guess, Hilario, Deborah Mansfield, James Strombotne, and Andrew Blanchard Martine Chaisson Gallery, 727 Camp St. New Work by Donald Martiny Featuring works by Donald Martiny The National WWII Museum In Memory of What I Cannot Say: The Art of Guy de Montlaur Featuring works by Guy de Montlaur Octavia Art Gallery, 440 Julia St. Regina Scully: The House I Live In Featuring works by Regina Scully Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St. Piercing the Inner Wall: The Art of Dusti Bongé Featuring works by Dusti Bongé Søren Christensen, 400 Julia St. Group Work Featuring works by Rose Thome Casterline, William Dunlap, Melissa Herrington, Karen Scharer, Brooke Shaden, and others Stella Jones Gallery, 201 St. Charles Ave. Modern Masters of the African Diaspora Featuring works by Elizabeth Catlett, David Driskell, Hughie Lee-Smith, Samella Lewis, Gordon Parks, Michael Harris, Kevin Cole, Norman Lewis and more

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