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Louisiana Children’s Museum and The Helis Foundation Announce Artist Fujiko Nakaya’s First Permanent Commission in the American South

When the Louisiana Children’s Museum’s new campus in New Orleans City Park opens during the summer of 2019, visitors will be welcomed across the museum’s footbridge by the first permanent installation by Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya in the American South. Nestled among the majestic live oak trees of City Park, the new, $47.5 million project includes a LEED-certified building situated on and over a lagoon that shapes this site.This significant commission was underwritten in full by The Helis Foundation, a Louisiana family foundation recognized for their support of the arts throughout the New Orleans region…

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