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Art of the City, Postmodern to Post-Katrina - Episode #90

By Mark Bologna

Art of the City, Postmodern to Post-Katrina highlights contemporary art in New Orleans. Presented by the Helis Foundation this is the first exhibit to be displayed in the The Historic New Orleans Collection's Seignouret-Brulatour building.(THNOC). Join me and curator/artist Jan Gilbert for a tour of the exhibit, and a discussion of contemporary art in New Orleans. Jan's enthusiasm for the art and the artists really comes through. By the end of this episode you'll be planning your next visit to THNOC and mapping out your route to find the art scattered across New Orleans. Sponsor: The Old 77 Hotel and Chandlery When you're ready to visit New Orleans and check out the exhibit you'll need a place to stay. The Old 77 is ideally situated in the Warehouse District, just three blocks from the French Quarter. It features a variety of pet-friendly rooms, the award-winning Compere Lapin restaurant, and more. You'll love the location, the rooms, and the food, but the details and the service are what you'll fall in love with! To book your room, click here or use code BBOLD77 to save 25% off their regular rates. Sponsor: Two Chicks Walking Tours Want to explore the Garden District? Head on over to Two Chicks Walking Tours. They’ve got you covered with a wonderful tour that will provide plenty of history along with fun facts about some of the neighborhoods’ residents, past and present. You also get to learn about our cemeteries because this tour includes Lafayette Cemetery, in the heart of the Garden District. Two Chicks also offers several varieties of French Quarter tours, as well as tours of St. Louis #1. Whatever you choose, know you will be in great hands and will have a wonderful time. Use code BEYOND and save 15%. twochickswalkingtours.com   Thank You Thanks to Jan Gilbert for joining me today, and to Eli Haddow at The Historic New Orleans Collection. A special thanks to the Helis Foundation for making the exhibit possible. Subscribe to the Podcast If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play Music or wherever you get your podcasts. If you do enjoy listening, please share Beyond Bourbon Street with someone who shares our love of New Orleans. Join Us on Facebook We have a free Facebook group where you can ask questions, share your New Orleans experiences and engage with others who love all things New Orleans! Join us by going to beyondbourbonst.com/facebook. Support Us on Patreon Would you like to help us continue to create the content you love? If so, join the krewe by becoming a financial supporter. Your monthly support will help us grow, and will provide you with exclusive content, access, and more. If you would like to join the krewe, check out our Patreon page. Thanks, Mark  

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