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Client Spotlight: “Evenings with Enrique” at The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden

March 26, 2018

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Spring has sprung in New Orleans! The city is bustling with music festivals, concert series and long running list of events, keeping New Orleanians occupied into the summer months. As if Mardi Gras wasn’t celebratory enough, New Orleans offers a running list of free events for residents. For those looking to explore the arts and music scene, the New Orleans Botanical Garden will host “Evenings with Enrique” in The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden. Unveiled in October 2015, the Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden is an 8000 sq. ft. park featuring 15 sculptures from the famed Mexican-American artist, Enrique Alférez.

For the third year, the Botanical Garden will host the popular series every Wednesday during the month of April. Every Wednesday throughout the year, the New Orleans Museum of Art and New Orleans Botanical Garden are free of admission, courtesy of The Helis Foundation. Free admission will be extended until 8 p.m. in the Botanical Garden for this series. To keep on trend, guests are invited to enjoy fresh mojitos and Latin street food provided by La Cocinita food truck. The sculptures, displayed amongst lush flowers and sweeping footpaths, will transport you into a tropical oasis.

Coupled with the artistry of Enrique Alférez will be live performances by international musicians:

April 4th: Julio and Cesar, Guitarist from Guatemala

April 11th: Raphael Bas, French guitarist, harmonica player, vocalist from France

April 18th: Paky Saavedra, Composer, singer and guitarist from Honduras

April 25th: Manny Arteaga, Guitarist and vocalist from Venezuela

As if you needed more reasons to explore the New Orleans art scene, The Helis Foundation sponsors free museum days throughout each week!

Wednesday: The Botanical Garden & New Orleans Museum of Art

Thursday: Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Sunday: Contemporary Arts Center

We hope to see you there!