International School of Louisiana’s Refrigerator Art Auction & Gala (Photo Gallery)

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Attendees of ISL's Seventh Refrigerator Art Auction & Gala gather around an original refrigerator door entitled "NOLA Moon" by Lionel Milton at the Foundry Sunday evening. The annual event supports enrichment programs at ISL, a public charter school providing a multi-lingual education in French, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Guests gather at ISL's Seventh Refrigerator Art Auction & Gala at the Foundry Sunday evening. The annual event supports enrichment programs at ISL, a public charter school providing a multi-lingual education in French, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. "We want our children to be prepared not just to speak the language but to interact with people from other countries and cultures," says Pamela Stewart, Director of Institutional Advancement at ISL. This auction will go towards enriching our artistic programs so that we can continue to provide a well-rounded education for our students. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Nicole Osorio and Kevin Alvardo stand at a table in front of ISL's Refrigerator Art Auction and enjoy watching people dance to DJ Soulsister at the Foundry Sunday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Photographer Han Nguyen, of Dear New Orleans, photographs Virginia Candler as she holds out her hand reading "I love ISL" at the event Sunday night. Dear New Orleans is an ongoing social collection of inspired portraits from people who love New Orleans. We exist to document "love notes to New Orleans" from people who make this City an amazing place to live and love, laugh and play. A portion of the proceeds go back to evacuteer.org. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Guests were able to bid on artworks by local artists, who painted on everything from actual refrigerator doors to fridge magnets. Guests also had the opportunity to bid on non-art auction items such as lessons at the New Orleans School of Cooking, an evening at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro, plantation tours, and many other museum, restaurant and gift packages. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Liz Tyler and Ivan Tyler dance at ISL's Refrigerator Art Auction and Gala at the Foundry Sunday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Attendees of ISL's Seventh Refrigerator Art Auction & Gala gather around a Original Vintage Fridge Door for auction by Simon Hardeveld at the Foundry Sunday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

DJ Soul Sister at ISL's Seventh Refrigerator Art Auction & Gala at the Foundry Sunday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Guests were able to bid on artworks by local artists, who painted on everything from actual refrigerator doors to fridge magnets. Guests also had the opportunity to bid on non-art auction items such as lessons at the New Orleans School of Cooking, an evening at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro, plantation tours, and many other museum, restaurant and gift packages. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

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