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Five New Sculptures to be Added to Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition This Fall

NEW ORLEANS (September 16, 2021)- As New Orleans’ public art installations continue to evolve, Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation (PCSE) remains a staple within the Central Business District. The outdoor, public exhibition, spanning Poydras Street between Convention Center Boulevard and South Claiborne Avenue, is the south’s leading rotating sculpture exhibition. The Corridor expands with the addition of five new sculptures by local and internationally-renowned artists, kicking off with New York-based Carmen Herrera’s Untitled Estructura (Red) on September 20 and continuing with installations throughout the fall…

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WWNO: “Inside The Arts: Louisiana Contemporary celebrates a milestone at The Ogden Museum”

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is celebrating a milestone as it launches the 10th edition of Louisiana Contemporary, in conjunction with Fidelity Bank White Linen Night this weekend. The exhibit presented by the Helis Foundation celebrates 39 artists in this statewide juried exhibition. We talk with William Pittman Andrews, Executive Director of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

The Ogden Museum’s exhibit, Louisiana Contemporary presented by the Helis Foundation, opens Saturday, in conjunction with Fidelity Bank White Linen Night…

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The Washington Post: “Fog sculptures delight kids of all ages at Louisiana Children’s Museum”

Fog art is a thing, and it doesn’t need to be viewed from afar. Instead, you can run through it waving your arms and screaming with joy.

Artist Fujiko Nakaya designed the fog installation at the Louisiana Children’s Museum in New Orleans. It was introduced two years ago, and it’s one of the first permanent fog installations in the United States.

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Continue Reading “Bastille Day block party, free museum admission and more metro area community news”

COOL MUSEUM OPENINGS: Art and air-conditioning returns with free admission for Louisiana residents at area museums, courtesy of the Helis Foundation. Every Sunday in July, the New Orleans Museum of Art (1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park), the Ogden Museum of Southern Art (925 Camp St., New Orleans) and the Contemporary Arts Center (900 Camp St., New Orleans) admit residents free, plus there are giveaways from the foundation. The Louisiana Children’s Museum (15 Henry Thomas Drive, City Park) will also be open free on Sunday, July 11, as part of the Art for All Program…

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Where Y’At: “NOMA to Offer Free Admission for LA Residents on Sundays in July”

While Louisiana residents have enjoyed free admission to the New Orleans Museum of Arts on Wednesdays for quite some time now, that privilege is expanding once again. During the month of July, all Louisiana residents will get free admission on Sundays as well thanks to the Helis Foundation as part of its Art and AC program. Who doesn’t love the chance to enjoy some artwork for free while being free from the heat and rain constantly plaguing New Orleans during the summer months?

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