News

Percent for Art Open House Showcases the Safe Haven Healing Arts Collection

Percent for Art Open House Showcases the Safe Haven Healing Arts Collection

St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper welcomed members of the arts and health communities as they came together at the Safe Haven Health and Wellness Complex, Thursday, December 10, 2020. The event — the Percent for Art Open House — was an art opening for 31 Healing Arts collections Xổ số miền bắc 10 ngàyprocured through a Call to Artists earlier this year, as well as donations from local philanthropists.

Xổ số miền bắc 10 ngày“With the addition of this healing artwork, we move closer to the opening of the Safe Haven Health and Wellness Center. This collection is vital to the facility, as we want each and every person who joins us to begin their healing journey to do so with dignity and a sense of hope,” Cooper said. “In addition to adding a healing component to the Safe Haven Health and Wellness Center, this Call to Artists offered an opportunity to our arts community to find work during this uncertain time and to add to the success of Safe Haven.”

Cooper opened the event by thanking members of the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs, local philanthropists, arts advocates Carlos Sanchez and David Fennelly, and Safe Haven Director Mary Burckell for their investment in Safe Haven and their work to bring this collection to the Safe Haven Health and Wellness Center.

 

Over 40 artists with over 280 proposals responded to the Call to Artists in the summer of 2020Xổ số miền bắc 10 ngày, issued by the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs and St. Tammany Parish Government. A five-member Art Advisory Panel selected the final collections for installation. Two additional pieces were donated by Carlos Sanchez and David Fennelly. Special thanks to the Advisory Panel members: Cindy Pulling, Administrative Director for NAMI St. Tammany; James Davis, St. Tammany Parish Councilman District 7; Laura Prisco, Chairwoman, St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs; Jennifer Bushnell, Commissioner, St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs; and Mary D. Burckell, Director of Safe Haven.

The artwork was funded through the Percent for Art Program at a cost of $24,400. This program stems from an ordinance passed in 2002 which authorizes the allocation of funds for art in the construction of public buildings. For this project selections were made specifically to enhance the healing environment of the facility. All artwork was installed in adherence to required guidelines for a Behavioral Health facility. You may view the Safe Haven Collection .

Future projects slated for completion at the Safe Haven Health and Wellness Complex include: bedroom murals, an outdoor sculpture, exam room murals, and landscaping. See descriptions of each . For information on involvement in pending projects at the Safe Haven Health and Wellness Complex, please contact Mary Burckell, Director of Safe Haven at : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Flood Prevention

  • Progress
  • Public Records Request
  • Public Notices
  • Council Agendas
  • Public Works Work Order Request Form
  • Search
  • Contact Us

    • Administrative Complex
      21490 Koop Dr.
      Mandeville, LA 70471
      985.898.2700

      Hours of Operation:
      Monday through Friday
      8:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only until further notice