March 21, 2023 6:30 pm
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Opening Celebration, 27th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners: U-M Prison Creative Arts Project.

This annual exhibit and sale of over 600 art works by incarcerated residents of 25 state correctional facilities (see Galleries) opens with talks by representatives TBA from the U-M, the Michigan Department of Corrections, and artists featured in previous exhibitions, and the project’s co-founder Janie Paul, who discusses her new book, Making Art in Prison. Also, artist talks & workshops throughout the week (for a complete schedule see including a keynote talk, March 23 at 7 p.m., by theater artist Kate Rubin on “Canada’s Longest Running Prison Theatre Company.” 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.), U-M North Campus, Duderstadt Gallery, 2281 Bonisteel Blvd., Free. 995–5356.