The 2018 Magnolia Ball is 9 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, June 9 at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. The event will honor the exhibit The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction, on view through July 22…
Jessie Schott Haynes, 37
Managing director, The Helis Foundation
Favorite restaurant: Peche
What do you do in your off time? Renovate her mid-century house
What is your hidden talent? “I never forget a face.”
Did you know Louisiana residents can visit the New Orleans Museum of Art for free on Wednesdays and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art on Thursdays?
Making sure the public knows about free museum days is a big part of Jessie Schott Haynes’ mission at The Helis Foundation, a group that promotes art in the community through grants, programming and exhibitions…
I noticed that the sculptures of the two women in bathing suits on Poydras Street have been taken down. Is there any reason for this?
Those amazingly lifelike sculptures of two female swimmers, perched on Poydras Street in just their swimsuits and caps, have caused many a downtown passerby to do a double take since they were installed in April 2015…
New Orleans Airlift, the group of artists behind The Music Box musical architecture installation, will take those musical structures to sites throughout New Orleans for performances, artist talks, workshops and other events…