OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART ANNOUNCES EXHIBITING ARTISTS IN LOUISIANA CONTEMPORARY PRESENTED BY THE HELIS FOUNDATION
Louisiana Contemporary presented by The Helis Foundation
August 8 - September 18, 2016
Opening Reception: Saturday August 6, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
With support from The Helis Foundation, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will once again produce the exhibition, Louisiana Contemporary, opening on Whitney White Linen Night, August 6, 2016, and on display until September 18, 2016.
The annual, state-wide, juried exhibition was established in 2012 to promote contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana, to provide exhibition space for the work of living artists, and to engage an audience that recognizes the vibrant visual culture of Louisiana and the role of New Orleans as a rising, international art center.
Louisiana Contemporary Presented by The Helis Foundation includes 78 original works of art by 47 Louisiana artists.
Artists included in the exhibition are Artemis Antippas, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Brian Barbieri, Aron Belka, Chris Berntsen, James Billeaudeau, David Bordett, Susan Bowers, Vincent Cellucci, Joshua Chambers, David Colannino, Drew Cooke, William DePauw, Jer'Lisa Devezin, Benjamin Diller, Adrione Domino, Troy Dugas, Abdi Farah, Ida Floreak, James Flynn, John Gargano, Shawn Hall, Ronna Harris, Margot Herster, Peter Horjus, Susan Ireland, Xavier Juarez, Kelli Scott Kelley, Jenna Knoblach, Avery Lawrence, Chris Lawson, Andrew LeBlanc, Paul LeBlanc, Ernest Joshua Littles, Shawne Major, Kristin Meyers, Ti-Rock Moore, Lake Newton, Casey Parkinson, Paul Rizzo, Ryan Sartin, Arthur Severio, Bennett Sewell, Maxx Sizeler, Patch Somerville, Dixon Stetler, Andrew Stubbs, Dan Tague.
The juror for this installation of Louisiana Contemporary is Bill Arning, Executive Director of Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.
More information can be found by visiting www.louisianacontemporary.org or www.ogdenmuseum.org.
"Thursdays at Twilight" Concert Series
September through November 2016 Schedule of Concerts at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park
What: Join music lovers at City Park to hear some of New Orleans' favorite performers during the "Thursdays at Twilight" concert series. Bring your friends to enjoy this very popular series with an array of musicians and mint juleps indoors at the Pavilion of the Two Sisters. This series is sponsored by Louis and Virginia Clemente Foundation, Inc. and Peoples Health.
Admission is $10 per person. Mint juleps, wine, beer, soft drinks, water, and food are available for purchase. No outside food, drink, or pets are allowed.
Advance tickets are available online at NewOrleansCityPark.com. Advance tickets may also be purchased over the phone at 504-483-9488 or at the Botanical Garden Gift Shop. Thursdays at Twilight Series Season Passes are also available for purchase.
When: Thursday Evenings
5 pm - Gates Open, 6 pm - Performance Begins
Where: Pavilion of the Two Sisters, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park
Contact: New Orleans Botanical Garden: phone: 504-483-9488 or email: email@example.com
September through November 2016 schedule:
September 1 - Gal Holiday and The Honky Tonk Revue
September 8 - Lena Prima
September 15 - Tanya and Dorise
September 22 - Dapper Dandies
September 29 - Wanda Rouzan and A Taste of New Orleans
October 6 - John Rankin
October 13 - New Orleans Mystics
October 20 - Bobby Cure and The Poppa Stoppas
October 27 - Cullen Landry and the Midnight Streetcar
November 3 - Roamin' Jasmine
November 10 - Benny Grunch & The Bunch
NOLA ChristmasFest 2016
December 16 - 30, 2016
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Ice Skating Rink
Arts & Crafts
Santa Claus and holiday friends
Holiday decor, music and festival lights
More updates to come.