PUBLICATIONS: We welcome donations of new or gently used (no writing inside) art books, publications, magazines, and journals. 

TEXTBOOKS: We are currently accepting donations of the following textbooks: Launching the Imagination, 4th or 5th edition by Mary Stewart, and Understanding Art, 10th edition by Lois Fichner-Rathus.
With your book donation, you will contribute to acquiring a class set for the men’s and women’s prisons. This will enable the teaching artists and incarcerated artists to expand their understanding of art.

ART SUPPLIES: We also welcome donations of new and gently used art supplies. Donations may be dropped off at California State University, San Bernardino Visual Art Department office (VA 105) and San Diego State University (Art South 552) with a notice of donation to Program Director Annie Buckley at You may also contact Program Assistant Sydney Burke at to make arrangements for donation delivery or to find out more about volunteering.

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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