Exhibition Walkthrough & Responsive Art Workshop


November 21 | 1:20 - 4 pm


Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, CA

The Prison Arts Collective will present a guided exhibition tour and responsive art workshop. Participants will gain insight into the meaning and experience of art in prison, engage in dialogue about the impact of art in the restorative justice movement, and create art and writing projects to reflect on the issues, narratives, and emotional responses to the exhibition, Disruption! Art and The Prison Industrial Complex.

On Friday, November 22, Prison Arts Collective will present the Disruption! Art and the Prison Industrial Complex exhibition and facilitate this Responsive Art Workshop at California Institution for Men. 


Prison Arts Collective Discussion

In this short video, Annie Buckley, PAC Founding Director and Chair of Art + Design at San Diego State University, and Stan Hunter, PAC founding member and Lead Teaching Artist, discuss the Prison Arts Collective and the positive influence of arts in corrections.

Click here to watch the video!



In Newsroom, we welcome you to visit Events to learn about collaborations and presentations. You can find a full listing of articles about our work and by our team in News Archive and see images and watch videos of participants in Gallery. Learn more and find program information in Media Contact



"Prison Arts Collective Moves Headquarters to SDSU" , by Georgia Burgé, SDSU College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts, November 4, 2019

"Inmate Artworks on Display at California State Capitol", by California Department of Corrections, January 18, 2019

"Disruption! Art and the Prison Industrial Complex" , by Pitzer College Art Galleries, August 1, 2019


About Us

The Prison Arts Collective works to expand access to the transformative power of the arts through collaboration and mutual learning that supports the development of self-expression, reflection, communication, and empathy through providing multidisciplinary arts programming in correctional institutions.

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