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Sculpture Magazine: “ISDay: It’s Almost Time!”

The Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation is excited to celebrate International Sculpture Day 2018 with the installation of artist Ashley Pridmore’s larger-than-life skeletal seahorse sculpture, “St. Kampos,” in downtown New Orleans. Public events and celebration to follow. The Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation has installed over 35 sculptures of local and international acclaim on New Orleans’ Poydras Street. The South’s leading rotating public sculpture exhibition, it is a unique example of public-private partnership between Sculpture of New Orleans, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, The City of New Orleans Parks and Parkways, and The Helis Foundation…

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Biz New Orleans: “The Helis Foundation Hosts ‘Evenings With Enrique’”

The fountain at New Orleans Lakefront Airport, the reliefs on Charity Hospital, the bridges that cross City Park’s many waterways, “Molly Marine” at Canal Street and Elk Place (the very first statue of a woman in military uniform in the United States): they all have one thing in common – Mexican-born Louisiana artist Enrique Alférez, who is renown for his art deco-styled sculptures, created them.

This month, The New Orleans Botanical Garden, 5 Victory Ave., in City Park, will stay open every Wednesday until 8:00 p.m…

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MLK Jr. Free Day at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and The Helis Foundation hosted a free admission day for visitors. Over 1700 people took advantage of the day’s programming inspired by Solidary & Solitary: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection presented by The Helis Foundation, an exhibition exploring the history of art by African American artists from the 1940s to the present moment.

This free admission day featured crafts, music, food, a scavenger hunt, yoga and other engaging family-friendly activities…

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New Orleans Magazine: “A Sound Installation By Zarouhie Abdalian”

Have you heard the bells? It’s almost as if a moment has been frozen in time, haunting the French Quarter daily at 3 p.m.

There are five bells dispersed through an area that’s roughly bordered by Chartres, Toulouse, Royal and St. Louis streets. But of course, the sound spills beyond this, and also disappears into it. They resist being heard all at the same time, so if you do want to hear all of them, you’ll have to move through the city…

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