This event finished on 09 June 2017.
“Between the Bars” is a senior project exhibition, in collaboration with Cal Poly Sociology Professor Dr. Unique Shaw-Smith. Featuring artwork produced by incarcerated artists, the goal is to undo negative stereotypes and to empower the rehabilitation of incarcerated artists individually and collectively through art.The exhibit demonstrates that rehabilitation does occur in prison and emphasizes that art has the power to transcend all social differences and divisions.
The exhibit features more than 60 works in diverse mediums including sculpture, painting, and poetry by 34 incarcerated artists from California Men’s Colony.
Read the news release: Cal Poly Kennedy Library to Display ‘Between the Bars’ Art Exhibit April 6-June 9
The exhibit is in collaboration with:
Cal Poly Sociology Department,
Robert E. Kennedy Library,
California Men’s Colony, and
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April 11, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
2nd Floor Commons
Free and open to the public
A roundtable discussion with project collaborators speaking about their experiences working with the incarcerated artists from the California Men’s Colony.
When: Wed May 17 • 11AM-12PM
Where: Kennedy Library room 111H
The exhibit is open during regular business hours.
Metered parking is available in the H2 lot adjacent to the Library.
Additional parking is available by purchasing a $5.00 general use permit from the Grand Avenue kiosk.
“Spark Talk: Between the Bars exhibit”
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