Archives of American Art

Contemporary Arts Center records

Collection ID:
Contemporary Arts Center (New Orleans, La.)
Physical Description:
3 Microfilm reels

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Exhibitions and special activities files pertaining to visual arts. [The Center's records relating to music, theatre etc. were not microfilmed].
Scope and Contents
Files include: 1976: Mask Workshop; 1977: Opening Show, Bal Masque; Five from Lousiana; Food Show; Lecture Series: Issues in the Arts; Electronic Visions; Leif Anderson; George Dureau, Selected Works 1960-1977;Louisiana Craftsmen, 1961 to the Present; Louisiana Environments; National Womens' Film Circuit Screening; 1978: Alabama Artists Invitational; American Narrative/Story Art, 1967-1977; Animal Fantasies; Artworks Bookwords; The Art and Romance of Peasant Clothes; Contemporary Photography in Louisiana; Randy Asprodites Workshop; New Orleans Federation of Churches and N.E.A., AugustArt Escapes; Figures and Wipeouts, Peter Halley, Andrew Bascle; The Rigs, Grady Byrd; CETArts, An Exhibition; Southeastern Graphics Annual; Film: Gumbo-The Mysteries of Creole and Cajun Cooking, Stephen Duplantier;Children's classes: Ice Cream Factory and Council of the Arts for Children, Evelyn Smith Workshop; The Theo Moorman Workshop sponsored by the Loom Room; Eleventh Annual Juried Competition and Exhibition of works by Louisana Craftsmen;
Scope and Contents
Carnival '78; Personal Monuments: An Artists' Burial Ground; Frederick Trenchard; S.P.C.A. Children's Photography Contest; Contemporary Arts Center Video Night; Young Architects: Architectural Design Studies by Elementary School Students; Young Americans: Fiber/Wood/Plastic/Leather; Maria da Conceic√£o; Mollyne Karnofsky: Paper Environment March 1978; Festival of Women in the Arts;
Scope and Contents
Wall Mural; Five Aerial Sculptures; 1979: Carol Kapelow Brown; Photography Gallery and Workshops; Adrienne Anderson; Marc Brasz; Kimberly Paul Arp; Mary F. Chachere; Avery Crounse; Philip Core; The Drawing Show, an Invitational; Antoinette Ducrest; Rise Delmar and Michael Murphy presented by the Frame Shop and Gallery; Graphic Art in Germany Today; Eric Kronengold;Leslie Elliott, Mary Lee Eggart, Starr Sittig Exhibition; Two traveling exhibitions from French Cultural Services: A Certain Image of French Photographs and Color from France; Gary Cawood and Dean Dablow, photographs and workshops; Juried Members' Exhibition, New Orleans Art Association;Gwen Norsworthy; Interaction: A Participation Art Exhibit; Twelfth Annual Louisiana Craftsmen Show; Tom McNellis Installation; Photography Workshops, Ernst Haas, Rosamund Purcell; Push Pin Invitational; Charlotte Hooper Rosshandler; Art Patron Art Exhibition, Southeastern Center for ContemporaryArt, Winston-Salem; Tiennial; Texas: Silver, Mud, Paper; New Orleans Undergraduates Exhibition; Jay Ziegler; Jimmie Williams Installation; 1980: Innovations: Energy and Designing with the Elements Site Projects; Tommy Mew; and Texas Invitational.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art organization; New Orleans, La.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3129-3131 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: the Contemporary Arts Center.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1984 by the Contemporary Arts Center.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arts organizations -- Louisiana Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Louisiana Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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