Seeking input on building a national prison arts association

Dear friends of The Prison Arts Coalition: Building upon a new level of cultural awareness regarding the benefits of arts in corrections programs, we would like to know if an expanded national organization would be a valuable asset to you and the work you do. In these early stages, we feel the association could offer …

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PCAP Announces a full Schedule of Events for the 14th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners

For 14th Annual Exhibition press release see this post. Tuesday, March 24 Opening Reception Join the Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP) as we celebrate the opening of the 14th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners. Formerly incarcerated artists, and Curators Buzz Alexander, Janie Paul, and Jason Wright, will address visitors to the gallery at …

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Judy Dworin Performance Project’s Moving Matters! Residency Program at York Correctional Institution in Niantic, CT

The Judy Dworin Performance Project is moving into its 4th year of residency work at York Correctional Institution for women in Niantic, CT. There has been tremendous growth in the women we have worked with at York in self-confidence and self esteem; in their ability to work as a group; in their ability to express …

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CASES Insight Project Begins a New Cycle

CASES--THE CENTER FOR ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES, INC. The Insight Project is a comprehensive theatre-making class offered by the Court Employment Project (CEP), an alternative-to-incarceration program addressing the needs of court-involved youth at CASES. Following the success of the company's first and second cycle productions of the original plays Bird's Eye View and Brazil …

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