For Immediate Release
Project Row Houses Receives $85,000 Grant from the Metabolic Studio
Houston, TX – May 30, 2017 – Project Row Houses (PRH) is pleased to announce that the organization has been awarded a grant of $85,000 from the Metabolic Studio.
“Project Row Houses has worked diligently to enrich the community of the Historic Third Ward over the past 24 years,” said Eureka Gilkey, Executive Director of Project Row Houses. “We are grateful that the Metabolic Studio recognizes and supports our continued efforts to preserve and foster cultural richness.”
This unrestricted contribution will be used to provide general operating support that will aid PRH in furthering its mission to be the catalyst for transforming community through the celebration of art and African-American history and culture. Project Row Houses works to fulfill its mission through programs and initiatives that engage individuals and ideas in a unique, artistic process. These include the Young Mothers Residential Program, which empowers single mothers to achieve independent, self-sufficient lives, and a Public Art Program that provides opportunities for artists to take risks and experiment in their practice while exploring new ways of working outside of the studio.
About Project Row Houses
Project Row Houses (PRH) is a community-based arts and culture non-profit organization in Houston’s northern Third Ward, one of the city’s oldest African American neighborhoods. The mission of PRH is to be the catalyst for transforming community through the celebration of art and African-American history and culture. Learn more at ProjectRowHouses.org
About Metabolic Studio
Derived from the Greek word for change, "metabolism” is the process that maintains life. In continuous cycles of creation and destruction, metabolism transforms nutrients into energy and matter. Lauren Bon’s studio practice includes a team of individuals that work together across a range of investigative platforms, transforming resources into energy, actions and outcomes. Learn more at metabolicstudio.org