NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Since 1984, SweetArts has served as the CAC’s annual fundraiser and a celebration of art, culture, music, and fashion. This April, the CAC SweetArts Ball returns with Through the Astral Plane, a multi-sensory journey that bends time and imagines the future through fashion, music, and artistic experimentation while honoring artistic leaders in our community.

Dress: Up! Astral Funky

THE CELESTIAL CIRCLE PATRON PARTY
7 – 8 p.m. | Reserve Tickets
An exclusive gathering of CAC supporters, featuring cocktails, supper by Fleur de Lis Catering, music by DJ Ann Glaviano, and recognition of the CAC’s 2022 SweetArts Honorees.

SWEETARTS BALL
8 – 10 p.m. | Reserve Tickets
Join us for an immersive experience with specialty bars, cuisine by Fleur de Lis Catering, digital and visual explorations, and more, set to beats by DJ C’est Funk.

LUCID DREAMING LATE NIGHT
10 p.m. – midnight | Included with Admission
Dance through the Astral Plane with DJ Otto while enjoying cocktails and late-night bites. Included with SweetArts admission.

FEATURING ENTERTAINMENT BY:

  • DJ Ann Glaviano
  • DJ C’est Funk
  • Elevate Hair
  • Melissa Guion, projection artist
  • DJ Otto

SweetArts guests will also enjoy access to #fail, the CAC’s Spring multimedia group exhibition, featuring works by twenty five artists from across the U.S., that explores the systemic failures facing our world. Learn more

Featured artists include: Nathalie Alfonso, Eddie Arroyo, Abdul Aziz, Gregory Coates, Joseph Cuillier, Cara Despain, Dawn DeDeaux, Rahehleh Filsoofi, Leon Ford, Nash Glynn, Shana M. griffin, Micol Hebron, Sinisa Kukec, Susan Lee-Chun, Justin H. Long, Emilio Rojas, Sherrill Roland, Naama Tsabar, Frances Trombly, Juana Valdes, Elizabeth M. Webb, Agustina Woodgate, Derrick Woods-Morrow, Antonia Wright, and Octavia Yearwood.