More than 20 art exhibitions opened their doors for the CAC during “Whitney White Linen Night.”
Sally Heller and Christopher Saucedo
“Whitney White Linen Night” kicked off the Contemporary Arts Center’s 40th anniversary season with a Julia Street block party featuring an outdoor celebration and art openings at more than 20 galleries and museums.
Throughout the evening, patrons visited the Cool Down Lounge sponsored by Cox, located in The Lighthouse on Camp Street. DJ Matt Scott and The Viberian Experience performed.
The festivities featured a signature cocktail, a SKYY Vodka Basil Gimlet, as well as cuisine from 25 local restaurants: The American Sector, Bratz Y’all, Crêpes à la Cart, Charcoal’s Gourmet Burger Bar, Curly Q Fry Company, Dickie Brennan’s Restaurant Group, Foundation Room at House of Blues, The Green Fork, Imperial Woodpecker Sno-Balls, Josephine Estelle at Ace Hotel, Kenton’s, Kingfish, La Thai Uptown, Legacy Kitchen, LMNO @ Le Meridien, Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant, Meauxbar, Mellow Mushroom, Mizado Cocina, Nirvana Indian Cuisine, NOLA Girl Food Truck & Catering, Pinkberry, Saucy’s BBQ, Seed, Saint Lawrence, Superior Grill and The Velvet Cactus.
Proceeds benefit the Contemporary Arts Center’s year-round educational, visual arts and performing arts programs.
EVENT AT A GLANCE
What: “Whitney White Linen Night,” benefiting the Contemporary Arts Center
Where: Contemporary Arts Center
When: Saturday, August 6
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