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Contemporary Arts Center records, 1976-1980

Contemporary Arts Center (New Orleans, La.)


Collection Information

Size: 3 Microfilm reels

Summary: Exhibitions and special activities files pertaining to visual arts. [The Center's records relating to music, theatre etc. were not microfilmed].
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;
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 Conceicão; Mollyne Karnofsky: Paper Environment March 1978; Festival of Women in the Arts;
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 Note

Art organization; New Orleans, La.


Lent for microfilming 1984 by the Contemporary Arts Center. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: the Contemporary Arts Center.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3129-3131 available for use through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Contemporary Arts Center records, 1976-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.