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The Historic New Orleans Collection Hosts Family Day

The Historic New Orleans Collection will host a family day for its exhibition Art of the City: Postmodern to Post-Katrina, presented by The Helis Foundation, with interactive experiences for all ages on Saturday, August 17, from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring the entire family to the French Quarter and explore three decades of contemporary art in New Orleans through a morning of fun-filled activities.

Staff members will be spread across THNOC’s new exhibition center at 520 Royal Street leading storytelling, youth-focused guided tours, and hands-on drawing and sculpture…

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ArtForum: “Ogden Museum of Southern Art Awards Louisiana Contemporary Prizes”

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans has announced the artists who have received awards as part of Louisiana Contemporary, its annual juried exhibition featuring work by contemporary artists from across the state. Each year, with support from the Helis Foundation, the museum presents awards to four artists. This year’s recipients are Jessica Strahan, Sarrah Danziger, Rachel David, and Thomas Deaton.

The artists were chosen to represent Louisiana from a pool of 364 applicants by guest juror David Breslin, who was recently promoted to director of curatorial initiatives at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and will each receive modest monetary awards of up to $5,000…

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ArtDaily: “Ogden Museum announces Louisiana Contemporary Prize winners”

NEW ORLEANS, LA.- The Ogden Museum of Southern Art announced today the artists who have received awards as part of Louisiana Contemporary, the Museum’s annual juried exhibition featuring work by contemporary artists from across the state. Each year, with support from The Helis Foundation, the Ogden Museum honors four of the presenting artists, highlighting some of the most provocative and compelling works in the exhibition. This year, the lead award, The Helis Foundation Art Prize, which comes with $5,000, has been given to artist Jessica Strahan, whose most recent paintings explore the African diaspora within the context of life in New Orleans…

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Nola.com: “Winners of Ogden Museum’s 2019 Louisiana Contemporary announced”

BY SUE STRACHAN | STAFF WRITER

It was the evening before Hancock Whitney White Linen Night, and the crowd in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s fifth floor gallery eagerly gathered around David Breslin.

Breslin, jurist for the 2019 Louisiana Contemporary presented by The Helis Foundation and director of Curatorial Initiatives at the Whitney Museum of American Art, was about to announce the four winners of this juried art show, highlighting contemporary art in Louisiana…

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