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26th Annual Juried Show

Announcing the 26th Annual Juried Show, presented by the Contemporary Arts Center

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The Space Between

While death is universal, so too can be the human inclination to avoid thinking and talking about it. Bringing the topics of death and end-of-life care into the national discourse is something the hospice community has championed from the start.

In honor of National Hospice Month, Contemporary Arts Center is pleased to present the documentary film “The Space Between.”

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25th Annual Juried Show

Congratulations to the 25th Annual Juried Show Award Winners and Selected Artists!

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ECO LOGIC SILENT AUCTION

Curated by Jevijoe Vitug, Eco Logic is a cross-cultural art show featuring New York-based Filipino artists alongside Las Vegas artists whose work deals with the current ecological shifts and global environmental concerns. The Silent Auction is held in conjunction with the Eco Logic exhibition.

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CONVERSATIONS @ CAC: Public Art in Las Vegas

We will hear from leaders in the community on the % for Arts Program – and other public art projects – on how Public Art impacts the community and where it is headed.

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CONVERSATION @ CAC: Future of the CAC

Don’t miss the last Conversations @ CAC event of the year! Join the CAC Executive Committee – Aurore Giguet, Michele C Quinn and Tarissa Tiberti – for a discussion on the future of the CAC.

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25-year-old Contemporary Arts Center receives generous anniversary gift from Alios

The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) has received an offer it can’t refuse – an extremely generous 25th anniversary gift. In honor of the Las Vegas valley’s sole non-profit contemporary arts center’s milestone year, Alios Owner Todd Vonbastiaans has gifted the CAC six months of rent-free space to hold its contemporary art exhibitions.

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It’s What’s On The Outside That Counts by Matthew Schlagbaum

Matthew Schlagbaum’s use of gold, or more accurately the myriad of colors and materials labeled as such, explores the value judgments placed on culture, taste, emotional expression and modes of self-presentation. Paints, Christmas decorations, refrigerator magnets, gift-wrap, and party supplies are just a few of the materials utilized and transformed by Schlagbaum, creating works that revel in their surface materiality. The objects on display ask us to consider the act of dressing up as something other than what you are, and question the necessity of creating a distinction between surface and interiority.

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Rediscover Downtown Day September 28th

Don’t miss REDISCOVER DOWNTOWN DAY this Saturday! The CAC is excited to be taking part in this fun day of Downtown Las Vegas tours and treats! We’ll be offering discounts on artworks and gallery merchandise, along with membership specials, refreshments and a collective portrait of Downtown Las Vegas… So stop by the CAC 2-7pm this Saturday!

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CONVERSATION @ CAC: Alternative Spaces

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