Advancing Access to
the Arts in New Orleans
About the Foundation
The Helis Foundation is a Louisiana private foundation, established and funded by the William Helis Family in 1955. The Helis Foundation’s resources and objectives are divided into two areas: the general fund, and the Diana Helis Henry and Adrienne Helis Malvin Art Funds.
Unframed presented by The Helis Foundation is the first multi-mural exhibition of large scale artwork in Downtown New Orleans. A project of Arts New Orleans, Unframed presented by The Helis Foundation launched in summer 2019 with the unveiling of five murals throughout the Arts District New Orleans.