ON VIEW THRU JANUARY 25, 2024: “Origins and Legacies: Celebrating the Founding Artists of Project Row Houses” exhibition on view thru January 25, 2024 in 3131 Gallery at One Emancipation Center (3131 Emancipation Ave., 2nd Fl., Houston 77004).
Curated by Robert Hodge and drawn from Garnet Coleman’s personal art collection, the Center for Civic and Public Policy Improvement (CCPPI) launches this new art space in Houston’s Third Ward with an inaugural exhibition of works by Rick Lowe, James Bettison, Bert Long, Floyd Newsom, Burt Samples, and Jesse Lott.
The inaugural exhibition is a tribute to the visionary artists whose pioneering work laid the cornerstone for the artistic and cultural resurgence of Project Row Houses. This compelling collection unfolds the tapestry of creativity, resilience, and the transformative power of art and art for policy change, offering a glimpse into the heart of this influential movement.
The 3131 Gallery envisions a dynamic, ever-evolving space that curates exhibitions every three months, providing a platform for diverse artists to display their works and share their unique perspectives. This annual programming consists of four active shows, dedicating a full year to celebrating and promoting local artistry. Inclusivity and dialogue are central to this gallery’s mission, featuring artist and public policy talks that dive into the creative process, inspirations, and the stories behind captivating works, advancing the community. r.
Honor Garnet Coleman and the founding artists of Project Row Houses and celebrate the vibrant artistic community in Houston’s Third Ward by attending this grand opening. Please RSVP by sending an email to email@example.com