The Ronald McDonald House in search of local works of art
NEW ORLEANS – The Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Louisiana is calling on local artists to donate inspirational artwork that can be displayed in the new facility being built on the campus of Children’s Hospital of New Orleans. Orleans.
RMHC-SLA said it needs more than 70 works of art to fully furnish the walls of the new home, which will feature 22 bedrooms and several common areas, including a kitchen, dining room, living room, library, bathroom. games room and a conference room. .
“This program is close to my heart, as I am a physician at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans and I also have several artists in my family,” said RMHC Board Member Dr. Elizabeth Wisner. -ALS. “The call for artists is an exposure opportunity for contributing artists and also provides a welcoming and peaceful environment for families after a long day in the hospital.”
Well-known New Orleans artist Alex Beard is also contributing to the project. Beard is donating a mural titled “The Endangered Species List” which will be the focal point of the new home’s playroom.
Artwork must be completed and delivered to OMRM-SLA by October 15th. All contributing artists will be recognized at the inauguration of the new house. For more information on donating artwork, visit https://rmhc-sla.org/art/.