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RiverBeats: “Enjoy Free Outdoor Entertainment with ‘Evenings with Enrique,’ at the Botanical Garden”

SPRING EVENINGS IN THE NEW ORLEANS BOTANICAL GARDEN ARE BACK! Guests of all ages may safely enjoy outdoor historic sculptures, a garden tour, food, and entertainment every Wednesday in April in The Helis Foundation’s Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Botanical Garden (NOBG).

During “Evenings with Enrique,” NOBG will safely welcome visitors into The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden to view the sculptures under enhanced lighting and fire baskets suspended from the branches of the live oak trees while enjoying music from local Latin artists…

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The Helis Foundation and Arts Council New Orleans Unveil Newest Unframed 2.0 Mural in Downtown New Orleans

New Orleans Artist Jessica Strahan’s “You Are What You Eat” Inspired by Local Student Designs

Downtown New Orleans’ first and largest signature mural collection expands with the addition of “You Are What You Eat” by New Orleans native and artist, Jessica Strahan. Strahan’s work is the seventh mural featured in Unframed presented by The Helis Foundation, a project of the Arts Council New Orleans. Strahan was the first muralist to be announced from the Unframed 2.0 international call to women artists, which resulted in 82 submissions…

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MyNewOrleans.com: “The Helis Foundation and Arts Council New Orleans Unveil Newest Unframed 2.0 Mural in Downtown New Orleans”

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NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Downtown New Orleans’ first and largest signature mural collection expands with the addition of “You Are What You Eat” by New Orleans native and artist, Jessica Strahan. Strahan’s work is the seventh mural featured in Unframed presented by The Helis Foundation, a project of the Arts Council New Orleans. Strahan was the first muralist to be announced from the Unframed 2.0 international call to women artists, which resulted in 82 submissions…

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Riverbeats: “How to Get Free Admission to New Orleans Museum of Art”

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BY SIERRA VANDERVORT

WE WERE BIG FANS OF THE “NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM MONTH” CAMPAIGN FROM YEARS PAST. And now to inspire adventure and coax residents out into the city, Free Admission Day at NOMA returns.

Every Wednesday, as part of the “Art for All” campaign, admission to the New Orleans Museum of Art will be totally free for Louisiana residents. The weekly “Art for All” campaign is sponsored by The Helis Foundation and allows weekly free admission for Louisiana residents to New Orleans Museum of Art, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans, and a monthly free day to Louisiana Children’s Museum…

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Uptown Messenger: “Engage your kids in creative play and promote development”

‘Take Me Down to the Second Line’

Young Audiences of Louisiana’s Artsplay! at Home has returned. Mardi Gras Season may be over, but the spirit is alive year-round in New Orleans, as YALA’s latest workshop series reminds us.

Crafted by Young Audiences of Louisiana and Louisiana Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Janese Brooks-Galathe, “Take Me Down to the Second Line” is based on the traditional indigenous culture of New Orleans Second Line and Black Masking Indians. Each New Orleans-themed session is designed to promote childhood development and expand caregiver knowledge—all to the tune of play…

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ArtDaily: “Pace opens debut show by New York-based sculptor Arlene Shechet in Palo Alto”

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PALO ALTO, CA.- Pace Gallery is presenting Together: Pacific Time, the debut show by New York-based sculptor Arlene Shechet in Palo Alto. Featuring more than a dozen brilliantly colored ceramic and steel sculptures created by the artist at her studio in the Hudson Valley during the recent period of quarantine, this exhibition demonstrates Shechet’s deep exploration of the power of color during a time of extraordinary upheaval. These sculptures show Shechet—who views color as a lifeforce—creating a livening pulse of highly saturated and tactile works: art as a source of renewed joy and inspiration…

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