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“Free Admission to Ogden Museum of Southern Art Saturday, December 5 to Celebrate Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation”

Free Admission to Ogden Museum of Southern Art Saturday, December 5 to Celebrate Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation
Ogden Museum of Southern Art and The Helis Foundation Plan Digital Scavenger Hunt; Guests Must Reserve Time Online Prior to Arrival

WHAT: Louisiana Contemporary, presented by The Helis Foundation, is the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s annual juried exhibition featuring artwork by contemporary artists from across the state. To celebrate the 56 Louisiana artists featured in the exhibition, the Museum will be offering FREE admission, courtesy of The Helis Foundation, on Saturday, December 5…

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Tulane Hullabaloo: Ogden contemporary exhibit shows Louisiana talent

Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor
November 3, 2020

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s “Louisiana Contemporary” exhibit highlights the talented work and creativity of Louisiana artists and sparks conversations about many important social issues today. The exhibit, which features 55 works by 56 different artists, began on Sept. 5 and will be up until Feb. 7, 2021. The exhibit is presented by The Helis Foundation, a private Louisiana foundation that dedicates itself to sharing access to the arts and funding projects in the Greater New Orleans area…

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Nola.com: “Have you seen the magical 14-story mural that’s popped up on a downtown hotel?”

Artist Danaé Brissonnet works big. The mural she’s in the process of painting on the Embassy Suites Hotel in the warehouse district is 14 stories high. She paints while perched in the basket of a dizzyingly tall piece of construction equipment. “Luckily, I’m not afraid of heights, because the machine shakes a lot,” she said, laughing.

Brissonnet, 28, hails from Quebec, but her art career has carried her near and far, from Mexico to Morocco to India. For the past nine years, she said, she hasn’t really had a home address…

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