JAC Programs & Events

The pARTner Project: a correspondence program connecting artists inside and outside of prison.

ArtLinks: opportunities to offer incarcerated artists your feedback and reflections on their work.

Exhibitions: JAC exhibitions in the DC area and exhibitions we’re involved in elsewhere.

Workshops: online learning opportunities facilitated by JAC network teaching artists + advocates.

ArtConnects: bi-monthly volunteer correspondence gatherings at our headquarters in Takoma Park for volunteers to assist us in responding to recently received art and mail from incarcerated artists.

JUSTstories: supports nonprofits, community organizations, and justice leaders in building capacity for impactful visual storytelling and content creation within their organizations.

CorrespondARTS: the first multidisciplinary distance learning arts program serving incarcerated women in Maryland.

Coalition building: weekly Zoom conferences and focus group meetings to advance arts engagement within the criminal legal system and amplify the voices of incarcerated artists.

Art + Agency: centering the experiences and leadership of artists with lived experience of incarceration in developing a code of ethics intended to become the standard to which organizations, institutions, and individuals that exhibit, sell, and/or publish creative work by systems-impacted individuals hold themselves accountable.

Special Events: stay tuned for announcements about upcoming events!