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Art & Soul: The Visual Arts - Healing, Health, And Humanity Through Prison Art

Mar 12, 2020

"25th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners" flyer
Credit University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts / lsa.umich.edu

On this week's "Art & Soul: The Visual Arts," WEMU's Lisa Barry is joined by Omari Rush, executive director of CultureSource and chair of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, and Nora Krinitsky, Interim Director of the Prison Creative Arts Project at the University of Michigan.

They talk about the program, its 25th annual exhibition, and creative expression as a human right.


ABOUT THE PCAP 25TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF ART BY MICHIGAN PRISONERS (MARCH 18 - APRIL 1, 2020)

The Prison Creative Arts Project is proud to announce the dates for the upcoming 25th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners.  

The Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners is one of the largest exhibitions of art by incarcerated artists in the country.  Each year, faculty, staff and students from the University of Michigan travel to correctional facilities across Michigan and select work for the exhibition while providing feedback and critique that strengthens artist’s work and builds community around art making inside prisons.

The event is located at Duderstadt Center Gallery at U-M's North Campus.  It's free and open to the public.

Hours include:

  • Sunday - Monday, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • April 1, 2020, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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